Office of the President Records
UA.2

Summary Information

Repository
Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections
Creator
Davis, Marylee
Creator
McPherson, M. Peter
Creator
Williams, Marcellette
Title
Office of the President records
ID
UA.2
Date [bulk]
Bulk, 1972-2008
Date [inclusive]
1876-2008
Extent
5.5 Cubic feet
Language
English

Preferred Citation note

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 President was established in 1857 with the appointment of Joseph Williams as the first President of Michigan Agricultural College. This office administers the office and holds records that span individual presidencies.

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Scope and Content

This collection contains records from the Office of the President and includes commencement addresses, speeches, reports, photographs and other materials. The Subject Files are general files containing topics of interest to and involvement with the Office from the late 1980s through the 1990s. These files span several presidencies.

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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
517-355-2330
archives@msu.edu

Revision Description

 Added 5 cu ft WM January 2015

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open for research, however, certain file dealing with personal or sensitive are not open for general use.

Legal Status note

Copyright: Michigan State University Property Rights: Michigan State University

Conditions Governing Use note

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

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Related Materials

Related Archival Materials

See collections within record group 2.1.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • WXYZ-TV. (Television station: Southfield, Mich.)

Genre(s)

  • Annual reports
  • Photographs
  • Sound recordings
  • Video tapes

Personal Name(s)

  • Mackey, Maurice Cecil, 1929-
  • Simon, Lou Anna Kimsey

Subject(s)

  • Universities and colleges -- Administration

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Collection Inventory

Drawer Folder

"A Tradition of Service to Citizens of Michigan" 

F.D. 1

Commencement Addresses by Faculty and Recent Graduates of MSU 1979-1984 

F.D. 2

Memorandum 1999-2001 

F.D. 3

Miscellaneous 

F.D. 4

"MSU at the Millennium" 2000 

F.D. 5

President's State of the University Address Invitations 1995, 2000 - 2002 

F.D. 6

Report to the President of MSU by the Women's Steering Committee 1972 

F.D. 7

President's Report, Impact and Innovation: At Home and Around the World February-March 2008 

F.D. 8

Oversize Photographs 

Box
OS 9

MSU Presidents 1989 

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Subject Files 

Box Folder

Academic Advising 1997 

5174 1

Academic Council Pt. 1 January 21, 1997 - December 2, 1997 

5174 2

Academic Council Pt. 2 January 27, 1998 - December 1, 1998 

5174 3

Academic Environment in Residence Halls 1996-1997 

5174 4

Academic Governance 1996-1997 

5174 5

Accomplishments 1995 

5174 6

Accounting - Discretionary Fund Pt. 1 1997-1998 

5174 7

Accounting - Discretionary Fund Pt. 2 1997-1998 

5174 8

 Pogel, Nancy Accreditation 1995-1996 

5174 9

Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) 1986-1992 

5174 10

Admissions 1996-1997 

5174 11

Admissions Survey of High School Counselors 1995 

5174 12

Advertising Guidelines 1996 

5174 13

Affinity Groups- Alumni Association 1995-1997 

5174 14

Affirmative Action #1 1996 

5174 15

Affirmative Action #2 1994-1995, n.d. 

5174 16

African-American Issues 1994-1997 

5174 17

Agriculture and Natural Resources, College of 1995 

5174 18

Aloha Bowl 1998 

5174 19

American Council on Education (ACE) - PEW Project 1995-1996 

5174 20

American Council on Education (ACE) - Including PEW 1996-1997 

5174 21

American Council on Education (ACE) - Leadership Project - PEW 1995-1996 

5174 22

Anti-Discrimination Judicial Board (Restricted) 1997 

5174 23

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) 1992-1995 

5174 24

Appointment Book 1997 

5175 1

Appointment Book 1998 

5175 2

Athletic Council 1993-1994 

5175 3

Auditor General 1996 

5175 4

Baker, Merrily Dean - Restricted 1994-1995 

5175 5

Beaumont Tower 1995-1997 

5175 6

NCCA/ Big Ten 1994-1995 

5175 7

Bookstore (MSU) Privatization 1994 

5175 8

Business College 1995 

5175 9

Budget Strategy 1997-1998 

5175 10

Campaign Projects - Strategy Committee 1996-1998 

5175 11

Career Planning and Placement 1996-1997 

5175 13

Career Services and Placement Referral 1994-1995 

5175 14

Case Hall Incident - Restricted 1994 

5175 15

CASE Professor of the Year Award 1997 

5175 16

Chicago Strategy (Fundraising) 1995-1996 

5175 17

Chrysler Corporation Fund 1994-1995 

5175 18

Classroom Environment 1995-1996 

5175 19

Chicano Students - MEXA de MSU 1998 

5175 20

College Meetings 1997-1998 

5175 21

College Meetings 1995-1996 

5175 22

Conflict of Interest Policy 1994-1995 

5175 23

Continuous Quality Improvements (CQI) Pt. 1 1996 

5175 24

Continuous Quality Improvements (CQI) Pt. 2 1996 

5175 25

Correspondence (Pogel) 1995-1997 

5175 26

Council of Deans 1995-1996 

5175 27

Council of Deans -Retreat 1994-1995 

5175 28

Cowles House Operations 1991-1996 

5175 29

Critical Incident Analysis Group 1995 

5176 1

Cyclotron, National Superconducting 1992-1996 

5176 2

David Walker Research Institute 1991-1992 

5176 3

Detroit College of Law 1995-1998 

5176
Folder

DCL Dedication - Background 

4a

DCL Dedication- Remarks 

4b

DCL Dedication - President Ford 

4c

DCl - Dean Search 

4d

Deans' Dialogue 1995-1996 

5176 5

Direction Center 1974-1976 

5176 6

Diversity Issues 1996-1997 

5176 9

Drug Free Dormitory Rooms 1989-1990 

5176 7

Early Warning System 1996 

5176 8

Freedom of Information - Annual Report 1993-1994 

5176 10

Freedom of Information - Annual Report 1995 

5176 11

Graduate Student Issues 1994-1995 

5176 15

Graffiti Incident 1994 

5176 16

Grant and Foundation Payments 1997 

5176 17

Grape Boycott 1972, 1975, 19993-1996 

5176 18

Grape Boycott - Correspondence 1992-1996 

5176 20

Grape Boycott - Migrant Workers in Michigan 1989 

5176 19

Guiding Principles Progress Report June, 1997 

5176 21

Institutional Data 1994-1995 

5176 22

Institutional Diversity: Excellence in Action - The MSU Idea 1989-1992 

5176 23

International Review Committee Report - MSU's Global Future 1994, n.d. 

5176 24

Institute for Public Policy and Social Research (IPPSR) 1994-1995 

5176 25

Leadership Fellows Program 1998 

5176 26

Leadership Initiative 1995-1997 

5176 27

Leadership Initiative - Planning 1995 

5176 28

Kellogg Commission 1997-1999 

5176 29

Kellogg Site Visit February 22, 1991 

5177 1

Kelly Complaint - Restricted 

5177 2

Michigan Campus Compact 1993-1998 

5177 3

Michigan Information Technology Network 1987 

5177 4

Michigan Virtual Automotive College 1996-1997 

5177 5

Microbial Evolution Project Agreement - Research Development of Japan 1991 

5177 6

Minority Advisory Council 

5177 7

Minority Student Affairs, Office of 1992 

5177 8

Morrill Symposium (Vermont) 1998 

5177 9

NAACP 1989 

5177 10

NCAA Accreditation - Portions Restricted 1995-1996 

5177 11

 McPherson, M. Peter President's Five-Year Report to the Board of Trustees 1993-1998 

5177 12

President's Roundtable 1987-1996 

5177 23

 McPherson, M. Peter Presidential Report to the Board of Trustees 1996-1997 

5177 13

Presidential Report to the Board of Trustees 1998-1999 

5177 14

Public Service Award 1998 

5177 15

R3 - The Refocusing, Rebalancing, and Refining of Michigan State University 1988 

5177 16

Radiology & Oncology Service and Building 1995-1996 

5177 17

Reception, Guyer 1992 

5177 18

Residency Requirements 

5177 19

Retention 1996-1997 

5177 20

Retirement 1994 

5177 21

Rolling Stones 1994 

5177 22

Sabbatical Leaves 1995 

5177 24

Sandhill Road Property 1996 

5177 25

Searches 

Box Folder

Admissions Director 1998 

5177 26

General Counsel Search - Restricted 1994-1998 

5176 12

General Counsel Search - Committee Notebooks - Pt 1. - Restricted 1994 

5176 13

General Counsel Search - Committee Notebooks - Pt 2. 1994 

5176 14

Graduate School Dean 1997 

5177 27

Libraries 1996 

5177 28

International Studies and Programs Dean 1997 

5177 29

Olin Health Center 1997 

5177 30

Provost 1986-1993 

5177 31

Residence Life Director 1998 

5177 31A

Senior Advisor 1998 

5177 32

Vice President for Finance and Operations 1999 

5178 44

Vice President for Research and Graduate Studies 1996-1997 

5177 33

Vice President for University Relations 1992 

5178 45
Box Folder

Senate Appropriations Committee 1986-1990 

5177 34

Senate Higher Education Sub-Committee Hearing 1992-1993 

5177 35

Senior Class Council 1997 

5177 36

Senior Class Gifts 1990, 1992 

5177 37

Senior Class Gift - 1997 

5177 38

Service Academy 1995 

5177 39

Service Learning Center 1992 

5177 40

Shanty Issues 1990 

5177 41

Shared Vision Committee 1995 

5177 42

Shiga University 1993 

5177 43

Smith Building Dedication (Student-Athlete Academic Center) 1998 

5177 44

Smoking (Smoke-Free University) 1993-1994 

5177 44

Society for Values in Higher Education 1994 

5177 45

Sons of Italy 1997 

5177 46

Spartan Marching Band 1993 

5177 47

Spartan Motors, Inc. - Fire Truck Chassis Expo & Conference 1996 

5177 48

Spartan Speakers 1990 

5177 49

Spartan Summerfest Speech 1993 

5177 50

Spartans under the Dome 1993 

5177 51

Speaker's Bureau 1995 

5177 52

Special President's Award 1995 

5177 53

Specialist Study 

5177 54

SPRE - State Postsecondary Review Program and Entities 

5177 55

Stadium Handicap Issues 1988-1989 

5177 56

Staff Meetings 1994 

5177 57

State Fair 1995 

5177 58

State of the University Report 1994 

5177 59

State of the University Report 1995 

5177 60

State of the University Report 2000 

5177 61

Strategic Planning 

5177 62

Strategic Planning Retreat 1996 

5178 1

Student Assistance 1993-1994 

5178 2

Student Concerns/ Demonstrations 1992-1994 

5178 3

Student Suicide Working Group 1997 

5178 4

Students For State (Student Ambassadors) 1997 

5178 5

Substance Abuse at MSU 1991 

5178 6

Sudan Project 1995 

5178 7

Summit Breakfasts 1997 

5178 8

Survey for College Presidents 1995 

5178 9

Suspension of Students Policy 1995 

5178 10

Taubman Foundation 1988-1989 

5178 11

Take Back The Night Coalition 1991 

5178 12

Task Force for Lesbian & Gay Issues 1992 

5178 13

Teaching Awards 1995-1998 

5178 14

Technology 1996 

5178 15

Technology/ Budgeting Planning 1996 

5178 16

Technology Investment 1996 

5178 17

Ten Point Four Million Technology Expenditure (Publicity) 1995-1996 

5178 18

Technology Proposal (for the President's Office) 1996 

5178 19

Tents on Campus (Tailgating) 1993 

5178 20

TESOL '92 1992 

5178 21

Textbooks - Final Report- Committee on College Textbooks (State of Michigan) 1994 

5178 22

Theatre (and other racial) Incidents 1994-1996 

5178 23

Travel Program 1994-1997 

5178 24

President's Washington D.C. Travel Log 1996-1997 

5178 25

Travel Itineraries and Events (M. Williams) 1993 

Controlled Access Headings

Personal Name(s)

  • Williams, Marcellette
5178 26

Travel Advisory Task Force Report 1997 

5178 27

Tuition 1990-1993 

5178 28

 Turner, Moses Turner, Moses (Transition to Presidential Assignment to study Increasing International Students at MSU) 1993-1995 

5178 29

Undergraduate Instruction Audits 1994 

5178 30

Undergraduate Recruitment and Retention Programs for Minorities; Black Alumni Association 1988 

5178 31

Union Building - Catering (ARA) undated 

5178 32

MSU Unions 1987-1994 

5178 33

 Michigan State University. Administrative Professional Association. Michigan State University. Administrative Professional Supervisors Association. MSU Unions - Agreements 1988-1994 

5178 34

United Nations 1995 

5178 35

United Negro College Fund 1991-1998 

5178 36

U.S. - Canada Free Trade Agreement/ Canadian Foundation for Economic Education (CEEE) 1998-1999 

5178 37

University Assessment Policy & Procedures Advisory Committee 1992-1993 

5178 38

University Club undated 

5178 39

University Mission Statement 1993 

5178 40

University of Nigeria - NSUKKA 1992 

5178 41

University Outreach 1992-1993 

5178 42

University Rehabilitation Alliance 1995 

5178 43

Urban Affairs 1992-1997 

5178 46

Varsity "S" Club 1991 

5178 47

Velasco Project 1995 

5178 48

Wharton Center 1996 

5178 49

M. White Death - Restricted 1994-1995 

5178

White House (Clinton) 1997 

5178 51

Williams Case - Part 1 - Restricted 1994-1995 

5178 52

Williams Case - Part 2 - Restricted 1994-1995 

5178 53

Women's Advisory Committee to the Provost (WACP) 1996-1997 

5178 54

Women's Studies Program - Annual Reports 1995-1998 

5178 55

Work Stoppage 1994 

5178 56

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Oral Histories 

Cecil B. Mackey 

Drawer

 Unknown Parody song entitled "Mackey the Knife" September 1981   cassette

Scope and Content

This tape is a satirical treatment of former MSU President Cecil Mackey and his personal, administrative and financial policies. It is performed to the tune of "Mack the Knife."

Controlled Access Headings

Personal Name(s)

  • Mackey, Maurice Cecil, 1929-
Cassette 341

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Annual Reports 

Volume

Published in State Board Reports 

Bd. of Ag.

1876 

1877 

1878 

1879 

1880 

1882 

1883 

1884 

1885 

1886 

1887 

1888 

1889 

1890 

1891 

1892 

1893 

1894 

1895 

1896 

1897 

1898 

1899 

1900 

1901 

1902 

1903 

1904 

1905 

1906 

1907 

1908 

1909 

1910 

1911 

1912 

1913 

1914 

1915 

1916 

1917 

1918 

1919 

1924 

1934 

1936 

1938 

1940 

Box

Unpublished 

Annual Reports

1872 

1890-1891 

1892 

1906 

1913 

1924-1926 

1926-1928 

1928-1930 

1930-1932 (2 Copies) 

1932-1934 (2 Copies) 

1934-1936 

1936-1938 

1940-1942 

1942-1943 

1943-1944 

1944-1945 

1945-1946 

1946-1947 

1947-1948 

1948-1949 

1949-1950 

1950-1951 

1951-1952 

1952-1953 

1953-1954 

1954-1955 

1955-1956 

1956-1957 

1957-1958 

1958-1959 

1959-1960 

1960-1961 

1961-1962 

1962-1963 

1963-1964 

1964-1965 

1965-1966 

1966-1967 

1967-1968 

1968-1969 

1982 

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Serials 

See also:

MSU Information Files

#22: (MSC, MSU) Bulletin 

#51: (MSU) Scene 

#135: All A Honor Roll 

#493: (MSU) News Highlights 

#602: A Report from the President 

#671: State of the University Address 

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Electronic Resources 

Object

WXYZ Spotlight with President Simon, 2005 2005 

UA.05411-b03c

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Video 

item

Videotape: "1995 MSU Convocation: President Bill Clinton (with selected news stories)" May 5, 1995 

Videotape -- 1995 Convocation News

Videotape: "1995 MSU Convocations - VIP Brunch Selected Highlights" May 5, 1995 

Videotape -- 1995 Convocation Brunch

Videotape: "1995 MSU Convocation with Guest Speaker President Bill Clinton" May 5, 1995   1 VHS

Videotape -- 1995 Convocation
Box Folder

Campus Compact 1997 

5175 12