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]
1.0 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 CT  July 2016

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

Box Folder

Budget Requirements 1961-1962 

5617 1

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

5617 2

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

5617 3

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

5617 4

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

5617 5

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

5617 6

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

5617 7

MSU and Industrial Development May 1963 

5617 8

Articulation of MSU Resources with Industrial Development May 1963 

5617 9

MSU Research and Economic Expansion June 1963 

5617 10

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

5617 11

Gifts and Grants 1958-1959 

5617 12

Center for Statistical Training and Consulting- CStat News 2007 

5617 13

Calenders 2001-2003, 2006-2010 

5617 14

Flyers about the office undated 

5617 15

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

5617 16

MSU Handbook for Research and Other Scholarly Projects 1985 

5617 17

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

5617 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 

5617 19

Research and Graduate Education at MSU 1991 

5617 20

University Research and Economic Expansion 1963 

5617 21

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

5617 22

Institute for Cyber Enabled Research (iCER) 2012, undated 

5617 23

Center for Statistical Training and Consulting workshops 2007-2009 

5617 24

Center for Statistical Training and Consulting Flyer n.d. 

5617 25

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

5617 26

Cyberinfrastructure Days 2013-2015 

5617 27

Great Lake Bioenergy Research Center newsletter 2008 

5617 28

Office of Biobased Technologies booklet circa 2007 

Box Folder

Research Handbook [drafts] 2001, undated 

5617 28

Annual Reports 



Annual Reports

















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Electronic Resources 

Deans, Directors, and Chairs Memos 2009-2015 

Announcements and MSU Research eNews issues 2009-2013 

Compliance information, announcements, and initiatives 2013-2014 

Academic Competitiveness Fund, CI Days, and faculty awards 2014-2015 

Sponsored projects; MSU FBI Academic Alliance Conference 2014-2015 

Initiatives and projects announcements; Drone registration information 2013-2016 

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