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Center for Student Diversity Records

Identifier: UA 260

Scope and Contents

This collection contains fliers, newsletters, clippings, and other publications from the Center for Student Diversity at The College of William and Mary. The office was formerly known as the Office of Multicultural Affairs and the Office of Minority Affairs. Included in the collection are reports created by the various offices, announcements for upcoming events, and newsletters, including "Onyx" and "Ethnic Voices."


  • 1975-2013


Language of Materials


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 Center for Student Diversity (formerly the Office of Multicultural Affairs) is a unit within the Division of Student Affairs. In alliance with the William and Mary mission, the Center for Student Diversity (CSD) strives to foster inclusion, collaboration, and relationship-building within our campus community. The Center provides academic, social, and transition support for underserved and underrepresented students and promotes exchange and dialogue between individuals of diverse backgrounds and identities. We also serve as an information center, providing training and resources to the campus and local Williamsburg community regarding multicultural and diversity topics." The Center was established in 2009.


1.00 Linear Feet

Arrangement of Materials:

This collection is arranged into three series: Series 1: Office of Minority Student Affairs, 1975-1990; Series 2: Office of Multicultural Affairs, 1991-2009; Series 3: Center for Student Diversity, 2009-present.

Custodial History:

Portions of this collection were taken from the Office of Multicultural Affairs and the Office of Minority Affairs records. These records were previously part of the University Archives Publications Collection.

Acquisition Information:

Information about acquisitions received after 7/13/2009 is available by consulting a Special Collections Research Center staff member.

Related Materials:

Various Office of the President Records; University Archives Poster Collection (UA 12); Vice President for Student Affairs Records (UA 128); University Archives Oral History Collection (UA 43) for Franchon Glover in "Stony the Road We Trod" series; Student Assembly Records (UA 7.028).

Separated Materials:

Acc. 2009.312 was separated from the University Archives Subject File Collection and was added to this collection on 7/24/2009.
Guide to the Center for Student Diversity Records
Finding Aid Authors: Special Collections Staff.
Language of description
The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository