Portions of this collection are stored off-site. Please consult staff for assistance. At least 72 hours advanced notice is required for retrieval.
The collection includes subject files pertaining to specific academic schools, departments, centers, and committees at the College of William and Mary that were created by and/or related to the Office of the Provost. The records of the Office of the Provost touch on nearly all matters related to faculty and the operation of the academic side of the university beginning in the 1970s to the present.
Please consult the series descriptions below to learn more about the kinds of records listed in each accession. Most accessions include links to box and folder inventories of the records available.
Acc. 2005.001, Acc. 2006.008, and Acc. 2007.048 are unprocessed and unavailable to researchers. Portions of other accessions are also restricted. Consult a staff member for details.
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.
The provost is the chief academic and budget officer of the College of William and Mary. Reporting to the President, the provost is senior among the six College administrators at the vice-presidential level. The Provost is responsible for all academic and research programs, academic budgets, institutional planning, space allocation, and faculty development. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/wiki/index.php/Office of the Provost..
College of William and Mary Office of the Provost Records, Special Collections Research Center, Earl Gregg Swem Library, College of William and Mary. https://scrcguides.libraries.wm.edu/repositories/2/resources/9270 Accessed June 19, 2021.