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Task Force on Regionalization, Records


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This collection is made up of materials created by a task force devoted to ensuring the university was in compliance with the Regionalization of the New York school system.


State University of New York at Albany. Task Force on Regionalization
Date Coverage:
0.2 cubic ft. (about 0.2 boxes)

In 1971 New York State decided to begin breaking down the state into educational regions, each overseen by a representative of the State Education Department. The University at Albany responded to this by creating a Task Force to help comply with new changes and oversight brought about by Regionalization. This was also supposed to lead for more cooperation among regional institutions. SUNY Albany responded to this particular request by upgrading their computer's capabilities to help facilitate communication. The Task Force was supposed to operate until 1976 when regionalization would have been completed, but there is not evidence of their existence after 1972.

This collection is made up of material created by a presidential task force created to oversee a statewide mandate to improve computer connections between institutions. The SUNY system wanted to consolidate cooperation of each institution in a given region. Records cover meetings of the Task Force and decisions made that affect the majority of the Capital Region.

Collection was mantained in the original order after it was transferred.

All items in this collection were transferred to the University Libraries, M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives.

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Published: 2018-03-13 12:51:45 -0400

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Preferred citation for this material is as follows: Identification of specific item, series, box, folder, The Task Force on Regionalization, 1971-1972. M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University at Albany, State University of New York (hereafter referred to as the Task Force on Regionalization).

Contents of Collection



1Task Force on Regionalization1971


1Task Force on Regionalization1972