Fonds 17.028 - Office of the University Secretary and Legal Counsel fonds

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Office of the University Secretary and Legal Counsel fonds

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CA UWA 17.028

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  • 1967-08-17 - 1997-06-18 (Creation)
    Office of the University Secretary and Legal Counsel

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3.00 m of textual records

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The role of University Secretary was prescribed in the 1967 University of Winnipeg Act. The University Secretary serves the University Senate and Board of Regents by producing the minutes of their meetings, facilitating their official communications, arranging the election of new members, and setting up joint meetings between the two bodies.

The position has been filled by the following individuals:
J.K.A. Brown -- 1967-1983
J.L. Porter -- 1983-1986
R.M. Bellhouse -- 1986-1988
R. Kingsley -- 1988-2004
J. Huebner (acting) -- 2005
P. Harrod -- 2005-2006
V.J. Gilroy -- 2006-2012
C.S. Morrison -- 2012-2017
T.E. Breber -- 2017 --

Custodial history

The records in this fonds were generated and stored by the University Secretary. They were transferred to the University of Winnipeg Archives in 2017.

Scope and content

Fonds consists of the minutes of the University of Winnipeg Senate, including those of both its open and its closed sessions, with all attached appendices and reports. The minutes document the Senate's deliberation of the University's academic policy and procedure: for examples, developing a new course, determining the graduation requirements for a given degree, or deciding on a case of academic discipline. The records are arranged chronologically.

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Records transferred by the Governance Administrator for the Office of the University Secretary and Legal Counsel, 21 November 2017.


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The minutes of the open sessions of the Senate, 1984-2015, are also available through the University of Winnipeg Archives' Rare Book Collection.

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Access to the records in this fonds must be approved by the Office of the University Secretary and Legal Counsel, obtained through the University of Winnipeg Archives.

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The University of Winnipeg retains copyright on the material, but waives copyright in most instances.

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Fonds-level description created November 27th 2017 -- Daniel Matthes

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