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Presidential Search Committee Records

Identifier: UA 218
This collection is composed of non-confidential material related to searches for College of William and Mary presidents.

Acc. 1985.007: This accession includes a summary of the committee's work, a list of committee members, advertisements and letters used to solicit candidates' names, information sent to the candidates, schedules for campus visits, and the announcement of the choice of Paul Verkuil.

Acc. 1992.016: Presidential Search Committee, 1991-1992. This accession contains procedures, non-confidential meeting information, a search history, and the Presidential Search Consultation Service file.

Acc. 2005.003: Presidential Search Committee, 2004-2005. This accession contains procedures, non-confidential meeting information, and material related to the announcement of new College of William and Mary president.


  • 1982-2005


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Conditions Governing Access:

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.


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Guide to the Presidential Search Committee 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