The Division of Academic Planning and Development was created in 1985 as a result of the reorganization of the Office of Academic Affairs and the Office of Research and Educational Development. Its functions were suspended in the Spring of 1987. Responsibility for the sub-units of the division was divided between the offices of Academic Affairs, Research and Graduate Education, Information Systems and Libraries, and University Affairs.
Includes correspondence, memoranda, background and administrative planning documents from the subject files of the Office of the Vice President for Academic Planning and Development, 198587, relating to its responsibilities for the improvement freshmen education; the Intensive English Language Program; interest in and the need for part-time study for disabled students in the Capital District; the Suburban Scholastic Council High SchoolCollege Partnership; and the Five Center Computer proposal. The office maintained a separate series of records on the University Libraries mainly relating to the University's membership in the Research Libraries Information Network (RLIN), 198087, and the continual upgrading of automated access to library holdings, 198587. Background correspondence files relating to membership in RLIN date from 1980.
The collection is unprocessed and is likely disorganized. Individual items may be difficult to find.
All items in this manuscript group were donated to the University Libraries, M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives.
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Collection-level finding aid created., 2015 September
Encoded in EAD by Gregory Wiedeman, 2015 September
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Preferred citation for this material is as follows:
Identification of specific item, series, box, folder, Division of Academic Planning and Development Records, 1980-1987. M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University at Albany, State University of New York (hereafter referred to as the Division of Academic Planning and Development Records).