Office of the Vice President for Research and Graduate Studies Records

Summary Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections
Office of Vice President for Research and Graduate Studies records
Date [inclusive]
1961-1963, Circa 1987, 2005, 2007
0.25 Cubic feet

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: "Item title, Collection title, Collection Identifier, Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections, East Lansing, Michigan".

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Historical Note

The Office of the Vice President for Research and Graduate Studies has reported directly to the University President since its inception in 1976. The unit was preceded by the Office of the Vice President for Research Development (1959-1976). The Office administers a variety of units including the Michigan State University Press, the Environmental Quality Center, and Admissions and Scholarships.

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Scope and Contents note

Records of the Vice President for Research and Graduate Studies are completely from the administration of its predecessor unit, the Vice President for Research Development. Records include analyses and reports pertaining to graduate schools, budgets, and research at Michigan State University.

Annual Reports are stored separately for 1959 - 1974 and 1984.

The Electronic Resources include correspondence in the form of e-mail memos and attachments.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections

Conrad Hall
888 Wilson Road, Room 101
East Lansing , MI, 48824

Revision Description

 Added electronic resource CW title change August 2014

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Legal Status note

Copyright: Michigan State University Property Rights: Michigan State University

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Michigan State University. . High Performance Computing Center.
  • Michigan State University. Institute for Cyber-Enabled Research.
  • Michigan State University. -- General subdivision--Graduate work; Chronological subdivision--1961-1963.;


  • Correspondence
  • Electronic mail messages
  • Memorandums


  • Computer systems -- Michigan -- East Lansing

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Collection Inventory

Drawer Folder

Budget Requirements 1961-1962 

F.D. 1

Memorandum on “Procedures for Processing Sponsored Research” April 27, 1961 

F.D. 2

“Relating University Resources to Development of Industrial Research Centers’ and Supplement 1962 

F.D. 3

An Analysis of Admissions and Shows of Graduate Students November 5, 1962 

F.D. 4

Evaluation of MSU Graduate School by Those Admitted to MSU but Electing to Attend Other Graduate Schools December 3, 1962 

F.D. 5

“Science and Research at MSU- Their Importance to the State” February 27, 1963 

F.D. 6

An Analysis of the Ratio of the Number of Clerical Personnel to Number of Staff at MSU May 1963 

F.D. 7

MSU and Industrial Development May 1963 

F.D. 8

Articulation of MSU Resources with Industrial Development May 1963 

F.D. 9

MSU Research and Economic Expansion June 1963 

F.D. 10

Information and Data Directory in Support of Business Assistance and Economic Development by the Technology Transfer Center Circa 1987 

F.D. 11

Gifts and Grants 1958-1959 

F.D. 12

Center for Statistical Training and Consulting- CStat News 2007 

F.D. 13

Calenders 2002-2003 

F.D. 14

Flyers about the office undated 

F.D. 15

The Harmoniously Confused World: A Report about Six Years on the Ecosystems Design and Management Program 1977 

F.D. 16

MSU Handbook for Research and Other Scholarly Projects 1985 

F.D. 17

Preliminary Proposal for a Geosciences Research and Evaluation Center at MSU 1961 

F.D. 18

Report of the Investigative Committee to MSU on Allegations of Scientific Misconduct Relating to Research Supported by the NIH Grant No. AI-1612 (Sudan Grant) 1992 

F.D. 19

Research and Graduate Education at MSU 1991 

F.D. 20

University Research and Economic Expansion 1963 

F.D. 21

Report on CGS Survey of Graduate Students by Barbara Ann O'Kelly 1985 

F.D. 22

Institute for Cyber Enabled Research (iCER) 2012, undated 

F.D. 23

Center for Statistical Training and Consulting workshops 2007-2009 

F.D. 24

Center for Statistical Training and Consulting Flyer n.d. 

F.D. 25

USDA Annual Report for Animals Used in Teaching or Research for 2004-2005 2005 

F.D. 26

Cyberinfrastructure Days 2013-2014 

F.D. 27

Annual Reports 



Annual Reports

















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Electronic Resources 

Deans, Directors, and Chairs Memos 2009-2014 


2009-2013 2009-2013 


2013-2014 2013-2014 


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