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Office of Affirmative Action Records

Identifier: UA 191

  • Staff Only
  • No requestable containers

Scope and Contents

This collection includes memos, Affirmative action plans, desegregation reports, Office of Sexual Harassment, annual reports, and grievance procedures.

Acc. 1989.122 contains summary reports from 1975-1987 of applicants for faculty and administrative positions. The reports contain copies of the advertisement for the position and a form that tabulates the race and and gender of the applicants. This tabulation is based on AA/EEO forms, the return of which is voluntary. Information is more complete for the later years.


  • Creation: 1973-2007


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Conditions Governing Access:

The collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.

Conditions Governing Use:

Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.

Historical Note:

The mission of the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action is to pursue an aggressive and proactive posture relating to Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action issues in education and employment to include recruitment, retention, compliance, outreach, training, services and programming.

Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki:


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Custodial History:

A portion of this collection was formerly part of the University Archives Publications Collection.

Acquisition Information:

Acc. 1989.122 was transferred from the Affirmative Action/EEO Office 07/07/1989. Additional material was also added to this collection that was formerly part of the University Archives Publications Collection.

Related Materials:

See also various College of William and Mary administrative collections.

Processing Information:

A box and folder list was created by Nathaniel Baako, SCRC Staff in July-August 2009.

Guide to the Office of Affirmative Action Records
Finding Aid Authors: Special Collections Staff.
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The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository