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Office Of The President. Presidential Committees. Commission On Graduate Education (University Of Maine) Records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA RG 0003-006-001

Scope and Contents

The records contain textual information created and curated by the University of Maine Commission on Graduate Education. Including: copies of reports concerning women at the University of Maine, various articles and reports collected as part of environmental scans into national trends in graduate education and employment, responses from the surveys sent out to faculty and students, brochures, and copies of Commission meeting notes, correspondence, and reports.


  • 1968-1988
  • Majority of material found in 1988

Conditions Governing Access

Kept at Fogler Library's offsite storage facility. One week's notice required for retrieval. Personal identifiable and sensitive information will be redacted before release.

Conditions Governing Use

Information on literary rights available in the Raymond H. Fogler Library Special Collections Department.

Biographical / Historical

The Commission on Graduate on Education was an initiative of the University of Maine's Office of the President to identify means of strengthening graduate education on campus and to document their findings in a report. The Commission included faculty and administrators from across the University. The Commission carried out a 1988 survey of University of Maine graduate students and faculty on selected issued related to graduate education at the University.


3 boxes

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Physically the boxes are arranged by subject. Some file names and dates were changed to make them more meaningful and to correct errors. Material was separated and divided into multiple sub-folders where necessary. Material was rehoused into archival quality storage.

Box numbers have changed:

  1. Old Box #658 (New Box #3)
  2. Old Box #659 (New Box #2)
  3. Old Box #660 (New Box #1)


The Commission concluded its work in 1988, so no accruals are anticipated.

Related Materials

There is material on the Commission on Graduate Education in the record group Office of the President Records, UA RG 0003.

Processing Information

Processed by Matthew Revitt and student worker Julia Haberstick, July 2018, Raymond H. Fogler Library Special Collections Department. Processing involved a collection survey and intellectual arrangement into series and the creation of this finding aid. Material was rehoused into appropriate archival folders and the boxes and folders numbered and titled using information from ArchivesSpace.

University Of Maine. Commission On Graduate Education Records
Matthew Revitt
August 3, 2018
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Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Raymond H. Fogler Library University Archives Repository

5729 Raymond H. Fogler Library
University of Maine
Orono ME 04469-5729 United States