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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Sketch

Scope and Content

Organization

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Manuscripts

Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

President's Office:

An Inventory of Its Records, 2005-2010, at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library



Descriptive Summary

Creator Texas Tech University. Office of the President
Title: President's Office Records,
Dates: 2005-2010
Abstract: The Texas Tech University President's Office collection contains correspondence, reports and office files dated between 2005-2010.
Collection # U 147.50
Quantity: 5 Boxes(5.0 linear feet)
Language English
Repository: Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Biographical Sketch

The records in this collection cover the administrative term for one Texas Tech University president, Jon Whitmore.

Jon Scott Whitmore was born on March 22, 1945 in Seattle, Washington. He attended Washington State University where he received a Bachelor's of Science degree and a Master's of Arts degree in Speech. Whitmore received his doctoral degree in theater history from the University of California at Santa Barbara, then went on to teach as an assistant professor in theatre at West Virginia University from 1974 to 1985, during which time he also served as the chir of the Division of Theatre from 1979 to 1985 and interim dean of the College of Creative Arts from 1984-1985. He then relocated to the University of Buffalo to serve as the Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Letters and as a theatre professor from 1985 to 1990.

In 1990, Whitmore moved to Austin where he would serve as the dean of the College of Fine Arts and as a professor of theatre at the University of Texas. He relcoated again in 1996 to become provost of the University of Iowa and a professor of theatre. Whitmore returned to Texas in 2003 when he was selected as the fourteenth president of Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas. He served in this capacity until February of 2008 when he stepped down from his administrative position to focus on teaching. He left Texas in 2008 to assume the presidency of San Jose State University for two years. In 2010 he moved back to Iowa City to take the position of chief executive officer of ACT.

(Information gleaned from the "Jon Whitmore" Wikipedia page at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jon_Whitmore, last accessed on August 1, 2018)

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Scope and Content

This 5 box collection consists of office files from the President's Office of Texas Tech University during the presidency of Jon Whitmore. The bulk of the collection consists correspondence and reports such as bereavement letters, invitations, complaints and faculty reports. Also included are files on the Board of Regents Audit Committee, the President's Administrative Cabinet (P.A.C), two media disks, and two oversized items.

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Organization

The collection is arranged alpha-chronologically into the following series:

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Open for research.

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Index Terms

The subject headings used by the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library are derived from the Library of Congress and/or locally developed.
Subjects (Persons)
Whitmore, Jon Scott.
Subjects (Organizations)
Big 12 Conference.
National Collegiate Athletic Association.
Texas Tech University.
Subjects
Universities and colleges--Texas--Administration.

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Related Materials:

Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library:

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

President's Office Records, 2005-2010, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

Accession Information

Collection accession #(s):
2010-0036-B

Donation, 2010

Processing Information

Processed by: Justin Reid, 2018

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Detailed Description of the Collection

Manuscripts

box folder
1 1 Accountability Systems, 2008
2 Accreditation Report, January 30, 2009
3 Admissions and School Relations, 2008-2009
4 Admissions and School Relations, 2009-2010
5 Agreed-upon Procedures Report, 2009-2010
6 Agriculture College, 2008
7 Agriculture College, 2009-2010
8 Arbor Day, 2009
9 Arts and Sciences, College of, 2008
10 Arts and Sciences, College of, 2009
11 Arts and Sciences, College of, 2009-2010
12 Athletic Compliance, 2008-2009
13 Athletic Council, 2008
14 Athletic Council, 2008-2009
15 Athletic Council, 2009
16 Athletics Intercollegiate, 2007-2008
17 Athletics Intercollegiate, January 2009
18 Athletics Intercollegiate, February 2009
19 Athletics Intercollegiate, March 2009
20 Athletics Intercollegiate, April 2009
21 Athletics Intercollegiate, May 2009
22 Athletics Intercollegiate, June 2009
23 Athletics Intercollegiate, July 2009
24 Athletics Intercollegiate, August 2009
25 Basketball: Presidents Suite, 2008-2008
26 Bereavement Letters, September 2008
27 Bereavement Letters, October 2008
28 Bereavement Letters, November 2008
29 Bereavement Letters, December 2008
30 Bereavement Letters, January 2009
31 Bereavement Letters, February 2009
32 Bereavement Letters, March 2009
33 Bereavement Letters, April 2009
34 Bereavement Letters, May 2009
35 Bereavement Letters, June 2009
36 Bereavement Letters, July 2009
37 Bereavement Letters, August 2009
38 Big 12, 2008
39 Big 12, March 20, 2008
40 Big 12, 2009
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2 1 Big 12: Board of Directors, December 5, 2008
2 Big 12: Board of Directors, June 12, 2009
3 Big 12: Board of Directors, June 26, 2009
4 Big 12: Board of Directors Meeting, 2009
5 Big 12: Media, 2009
6 Board of Regents, 2008-2009
7 Budget, 2009
8 Business Administration: College of, 2008-2009
9 Campus Compact, 2009
10 Campus Life, 2008-2009
11 Centers and Institutes, 2008-2009
12 Chancellors Office, 2008-2009
13 Chief Financial Officer, September 12, 2008
14 Complaints, 2005-2007
15 Complaints, 2008
16 Complaints, 2009
17 Contracts, 2008-2009
18 Contracts, 2009
19 Crabtree and Harrell: Football, 2008
20 Cultural Diversity, 2009
21 Doctor of Medical Physics, 2009
22 Education, College of, 2008
23 Education, College of (1 DVD), 2009
24 Engineering, College of, 2008-2009
25 Enrollment Management, 2009
26 Environmental Health and Saftey, 2009
27 Facilities Planning, Office of, 2008-2009
28 Facilities Planning, Office of, 2009
box folder
3 1 Faculty Evaluation, 2007
2 Faculty Evaluation, 2008-2009
3 Faculty Grievence Panel, 2008
4 Faculty Honors Convocation, 2009
5 Faculty Reports, 2007-2008
6 Faculty Reports, 2008-2009
7 Faculty Senate, 2008-2009
8 Federal Initiaves, 2008
9 Football (1 CD), 2008-2010
10 General Counsel, 2008-2009
11 Gender Equity Council, 2008-2009
12 Governmental Relations, 2008-2009
13 Governmental Relations, 2009
14 Graduate School, 2008-2009
15 Health sciences Center, 2008-2009
16 Helen Jones Foundation, 2008-2009
17 Howard Hughes Medical Institute: Grant, 2008-2009
18 Homecoming, 2008-2009
19 Honors College, 2008-2009
20 Horn Professor Nominations, 2008-2009
21 Historically Underutilized Businesses, 2008-2009
22 Human Sciences, College of, 2008-2009
23 Instutitonal Advancements, 2008-2009
24 Instutitonal Advancements, 2009-2010
25 Internal Audit, 2008-2009
26 International Culture Center, 2008-2009
27 Invitations, September-October 2008
28 Invitations, November-December 2008
29 Invitations, February 2009
30 Invitations, March 2009
31 Invitations, April 2009
32 Invitations, May 2009
33 Invitations, June 2009
34 Invitations, July 2009
35 Invitations, August-September 2009
36 Invitations, October 2009
37 KOHM Radio, 2009
box folder
4 1 KTXT Correspondence, 2008-2010
2 KUTX Radio, 2009
3 Law School, 2008-2009
4 Law School: Dean Search, 2008-2009
5 Libraries, 2008-2009
6 Maddox Foundation, 2008-2009
7 Mass Communications, College of, 2008-2009
8 Mcnair Scholars Faculty Mentor Program, 2008-2009
9 Memorandums, 2008-2009
10 Micheal Burgess, 2008-2009
11 NCAA, 2008-2009
12 NCAA Investigation, 2010
13 Operations and Policies, 2008-2009
14 Outreach and Distance Education, 2008
15 Outreach and Distance Education, 2009
16 Overton Hotel: Confirmation Agreements, 2009
17 Physical Plant, 2008-2009
18 Police Department: Texas Tech, 2009
19 Presidents Select, 2008-2009
20 Presidents Select: Professorship, 2008-2009
21 Presidents Select: Student Travel Application (A-L), 2008-2009
22 Presidents Select: Student Travel Application (M-Z), 2008-2009
23 Provost, Office of, 2008
24 Provost, Office of, 2009
25 Reports to the Board of Regents, December 1, 2007
26 Reports to the Board of Regents, March 1, 2008
27 Reports to the Board of Regents (1 of 2), May 1, 2008
28 Reports to the Board of Regents (2 of 2), May 1, 2008
29 Reports to the Board of Regents, August 1, 2008
30 Reports to the Board of Regents, December 1, 2008
31 Reports to the Board of Regents, 2009-2010
32 Research Services, 2008
33 Research Services, 2009
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5 1 Scholarship: National Merit, 2009
2 Scholarship: Presidents, May 4, 2009
3 Scholarship Programs, 2008-2009
4 Scholarships and Thank You Letters, 2008-2010
5 Senior Admininistrative Council, 2008-2009
6 State Auditors office, 2008-2009
7 Strategic Planning, 2008-2009
8 Student Government Association, 2008-2009
9 Texas Tech Foundation, 2007-2009
10 Texas Tech Foundation: Board of Directors Meeting, 2007
11 Texas Tech Foundation: Board of Directors Meeting, February 2008
12 Texas Tech Foundation: Board of Directors Meeting, May 2008
13 Texas Tech Foundation: Board of Directors Meeting, August 2008
14 Texas Tech Foundation: Board of Directors Meeting, 2008-2009
15 Texas Tech Foundation: Consultants, 2008-2009
16 Vice President of Finances and Administration, 2008-2009
17 Vice President of Institututional Diversity, 2009
18 Vice President of Research, 2006-2008
19 Vice President of Research, 2009
20 Vice President of Student Affirs, 2008-2009
21 Visual and Preforming Arts, College of, 2007
22 Visual and Preforming Arts, College of, 2007-2008
23 Visual and Preforming Arts, College of, 2009

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