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Academic Council files

Call Number: OF-1CC-1

  • Staff Only

Scope and Contents

The Academic Council files are arranged in three series and date from 1979 through 1994.

Series 1., Minutes, contains Council meeting minutes for 1979-1984, arranged chronologically.

Series 2., Agendas, contains Council agendas for 1979-1984, arranged chronologically.

Series 3., Additions.


  • 1979 - 1994



Access to Collection

There are no restrictions on access, except that the collection can only be seen by prior appointment. Some materials may be stored off-site and cannot be produced on the same day on which they are requested.

Use of the materials

Researchers are advised that express written permission to reproduce, quote, or otherwise publish any portion or extract from this collection must be obtained from the Brown University Library. Although Brown University has physical ownership of the collection and the materials contained therein, it may not claim literary rights. It is up to the researcher to determine the owners of the literary rights and to obtain any necessary permissions from them.

Organization of the Collection

This collection is organized into three series:
  • Series I., Minutes;
  • Series II., Agenda;
  • Series III., Additions;


4.75 Linear Feet (11 document boxes)


The Academic Council files contain meeting minutes and agendas dating from 1979 through 1994.

Historical note

The Academic Council was an advisory body that considered issues of academic planning and priorities.

In 2003 the Academic Priorities Committee superseded the Academic Council and the Academic Priorities Subcommittee.
Guide to the Academic Council files
Brown University Library staff
2012 November 27
Language of description
Processing funded by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Repository Details

Part of the Brown University Library Repository

John Hay Library, University Archives and Manuscripts
Box A
Brown University
Providence RI 02912 U.S.A.
Tel: 401-863-3723