Series consists of correspondence, minutes, reports, notes, applications, cvs, lists and other records, 1915-2013, concerning academic administration, including individual personnel files for faculty and senior administrators, records related to faculty appointments, salaries, promotions and retirements as well as agreements with the Faculty Association, policies and procedures regarding faculty and librarians. Series also includes records related to the Library, academic departments, research grant applications, including Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada grants, and the hiring of Deans of Men and Women.
The records in accession 1989.130V consist primarily of correspondence, minutes, reports, notes, and lists; as the series title suggests, they are concerned primarily with the administrative details of the academic life of the university. The files of the Principals of Victoria and Emmanuel Colleges and the various departments deal with matters such as faculty appointments, promotions, leaves, retirements, and salaries. Other files provide information concerning the hiring of Deans of Women and Men, the selection of residence dons, the move of the United Church Archives to the Birge-Carnegie Building, the acquisition of the Coleridge papers and E.J. Pratt manuscripts by the library, and the creation of the Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies.