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Office of the Associate Vice-President, Academic fonds
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Office of the Associate Vice-President, Academic fonds

  • F-201
  • Fonds
  • 1977 - 1998

The fonds consists of records made or received by the Office of the Associate Vice-President, Academic in the course of its activities. Activities and topics documented include the AVPA's reporting relationship with the VP Academic (meetings and consultations); liaison with other senior university administrators, including the President and other Vice-Presidents; administrative supervision of and correspondence with units reporting to the AVPA; and the AVPA's participation in a number of Senate committees, including the Senate Policy Committee on Scholarships, Awards and Bursaries (SPCSAB), the Senate Undergraduate Admissions Board (SUAB), the Senate Committee on Undergraduate Studies (SCUS), the Senate Committee on Academic Planning (SCAP), and the Senate Committee on Enrolment Management and Planning (SCEMP). Records include correspondence, reports, and meeting agendas, minutes, and supporting papers. For more detailed descriptions of record types, see individual series and sub-series descriptions.

Office of the Associate Vice-President, Academic

Academic support departments - correspondence

Series consists of records relating to the Associate Vice-President, Academic's reporting relationship to the VP Academic (meetings, consultations, advice); regular meetings with other senior university administrators; supervision of and interactions with the academic-support departments that reported directly the AVP Academic; the AVP Academic's involvement in university space planning; consultations with the SFU Faculty Association (SFUFA) and the Teaching Support Staff Union (TSSU); and participation in various university committees. Records consists predominantly of correspondence, reports, and meeting agenda, minutes, support papers and notes. For a detailed description of record types, see individual sub-series descriptions.

University matters - correspondence

Series consists of records relating to the Associate Vice-President, Academic's interactions with senior university administrators (President and other Vice-Presidents) and the university departments and committees that reported to them. Records consists predominantly of correspondence, meeting agendas and minutes, reports, and policies. For more detailed description of record types, see individual sub-series descriptions.

Faculties - correspondence

Series consists of the Associate Vice-President, Academic's correspondence with, related to, or copied from university academic faculties and departments, including the Faculties of the Arts, Education, Science, Applied Sciences, Business Administration, Continuing Studies, and Graduate Studies. Activities documented include budget planning, program and project proposals, fees, funding, and downtown campus planning. Records include correspondence, reports, meeting minutes, budgets, proposals, presentations, and brochures and other printed matter.

Senate committee records

Series consists of records relating to the deliberations and activities of various Senate committees. With one exception – sub-series 4, the Senate Committee on Academic Discipline (SCAD) – the Associate Vice-President, Academic either chaired or participated on all of the committees represented by the sub-series. Records include meeting agendas, minutes, and supporting papers; and correspondence, reports, statistics, and notes and working papers.

Financial matters - correspondence

Series consists of records relating to university finances and budget planning. Activities include allocation of departmental operating and capital budgets for units within the VP Academic's reporting portfolio; university funding requests under the provincial government's Funds for Excellence in Education (FEE) program; and budget reduction planning in 1995-1996. Records include correspondence and reports; capital equipment, renovation, and operating budget requests, proposals and authorizations; budget estimates and working papers; and university five-year capital plans.

President

Sub-series consists of the Associate Vice-President, Academic's correspondence with the Office of the President, records relating to the regular meetings of the Vice-Presidents and Deans, and records relating to the activities and deliberations of the President's Advisory Committee on Priorities and Budgeting (PACOPAB). Records include correspondence, reports, and meeting agendas, minutes and supporting papers.

Vice-President, Academic

Sub-series consists of records relating to the Associate Vice-President, Academic's meetings and interactions with the Vice-President, Academic; participation in regular meetings of senior university administrators, including Vice-Presidents, Deans, Chairs, and Directors; and the activities of the Task Force on University Size (1987-1989). Records include correspondence, meeting agendas and minutes, meeting notes, proposals, policies, and reports.

Associate Vice-President, Academic

Sub-series consists of records relating to the activities of the Office carrying out a number of the core responsibilities of the AVP Academic. Activities documented include high-school liaison, IT systems planning, and government liaison; space allocation planning, renovations, and the activities of the University Space Advisory Committee; consultations and negotiations with the Teaching Support Staff Union (TSSU) and the SFU Faculty Association (SFUFA); the AVP Academic's committee work, including chairing of the Committee to Review Personal Safety and Security at SFU (CRPSS) and participation in university computing committees; participation in the British Columbia Council on Admissions and Transfers (BCCAT); the management of legal disputes involving the university, harassment cases, and the development of the university's Harassment Policy; and development of the AVP Academic's file classification system. Records include correspondence, policies, and reports; meeting agenda, minutes, and supporting papers; space inventories, audits, proposals, allocations, agreements, leases, and architectural plans and drawings; legal advice and copies of legal decisions and other court documents; file indices; and notes, drafts, working papers, and printed reference material.

Registrar

Sub-series consists of the Associate Vice-President, Academic's correspondence with, related to, or copied from the Registrar's Office during the period in which it reported to the AVP Academic (1985-1996). In 1996, the Registrar's Office was reorganized as part of Student Services. Activities documented in the correspondence include admissions, registration and teleregistration, enrollment management, and IT systems planning. Records include correspondence, reports, surveys, and meeting minutes.

Archives

Sub-series consists of the Associate Vice-President, Academic's correspondence with, related to, or copied from the University Archives during the period in which it reported to the AVP Academic (1990-1996). After 1996 the Archives reported to the Dean of Student Services (1996-2000), returned again briefly to the AVP Academic reporting portfolio in 2000-2001, then moved to the AVP Policy, Equlty, Legal (2001- ). Activities documented in the correspondence include departmental budget planning and staffing, search for the University Archivist (1993-1994), policy development, and establishment of the SFU's access and privacy program in 1994 as part of the university's compliance with the provincial Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Computing Services

Sub-series consists of the Associate Vice-President, Academic's correspondence with, related to, or copied from Computing Services during the period in which it reported to the AVP Academic (1990-1994). In 1991 Computing Services was reorganized into Academic Computing Services (ACS) and Operations and Technical Support (OTS); from 1994 both of these units shifted their reporting relationship from the AVP to the VP Academic. Activities documented in the correspondence include departmental budget and organizational planning, IT systems, network and infrastructure planning, development of an information management system for the Eastern Indonesian Universities Development Project (EIUDP), and operations of the university's Microcomputer Store. Records includes correspondence, reports, discussion papers, and meeting minutes.

Student Services

Sub-series consists of the Associate Vice-President, Academic's correspondence with, related to, or copied from Student Services. Although Student Services did not move to the VP Academic's reporting portfolio until 1994, the AVP Academic maintained a correspondence with the Director and with the various units comprising Student Services, including Athletics and Recreation, Health Services, the Day Care Centre, and Residence and Housing. The AVP Academic's Office also filed here correspondence with or relating to the Simon Fraser Student Society (SFSS). Records consists predominantly of correspondence, with some reports.

Vice-President, Administration

Sub-series consists of the Associate Vice-President, Academic's correspondence with the Executive Director / Vice-President, Administration and with departments which belonged to the ED / VP Administration reporting portfolio. Activities and topics documented include interactions with the Executive Director / Vice-President, the Administrative and Professional Staff Association (APSA), Student Services, and the Simon Fraser Student Society (SFSS). Records consist predominantly of correspondence, with some reports.

Vice-President, Harbour Centre and Continuing Studies

Sub-series consists of the Associate Vice-President, Academic's correspondence with the Vice-President, Harbour Centre and with departments which belonged to the VP Harbour Centre reporting portfolio. Note that the title of this Vice-Presidential office changed over the period covered by this series: VP SFU at Harbour Centre (1987-1991), VP Harbour Centre and External Relations (1991-1994), and VP Harbour Centre and Continuing Studies (1994-1997). Activities and topics documented in the correspondence include planning for the downtown campus at Harbour Centre; operations of the Bridge to the Future fundraising campaign; correspondence with, related to, or copied from the University News Service (later renamed Media and Public Relations); and planning for the development of the University Village, a predecessor of the later Burnaby Mountain Community Project (UniverCity). Records consist predominantly of correspondence, with some reports and brochures.

Vice-President, Finance and Administration

Sub-series consists of the Associate Vice-President, Academic's correspondence with the Vice-President, Financial Services (renamed VP Finance and Administration in 1994). Activities and topics documented include capital and operating budget planning, policy development, and use of contingency funds. Records include correspondence and policies.

Analytical Studies

Sub-series consists of the Associate Vice-President, Academic's correspondence with, related to, or copied from Analytical Studies. Analytical Studies moved to the VP Academic's reporting portfolio in 1985, although for all of the period covered by this series it reported directly to the VP Academic (rather than the AVP). Records include correspondence, reports, and statistics, including departmental profiles and enrollment statistics.

Cooperative Education

Sub-series consists of the Associate Vice-President, Academic's correspondence with, related to, or copied from Cooperative Education during the period in which it reported to the AVP Academic (1985-1996). After 1996, Cooperative Education reported to Student Services, though it later returned again to the VP Academic portfolio in 1999. Activities documented in the correspondence include departmental budget planning, staffing, program development, and the deliberations and activities of the SFU Coop Advisory Council. Records include correspondence, reports, budgets, program proposals, meeting minutes and supporting papers, and a coop student handbook (1993).

Financial Aid and Awards

Sub-series consists of the Associate Vice-President, Academic's correspondence with, related to, or copied from the Financial Aid and Awards Office during the period in which it reported to the AVP Academic (1984-1994). Note that until 1989, the Office was called simply the Financial Aid Office. From 1994 it reported to the Registrar, where it was eventually merged with other programs to form part of the Student Academic Resources Office. Activities documented in the correspondence include departmental budget planning, program and policy development, and the external review of the department in 1991. The sub-series also includes one file of correspondence with the Community Relations Office. This appears to have been a short-lived office, established around 1986 with the appointment of Vern Loewen (also Director of Financial Aid) as Community Relations Officer; it does not appear to have continued beyond 1987. Records in the sub-series include correspondence, meeting minutes, budgets, statistics and reports.

Instructional Media Centre

Sub-series consists of the Associate Vice-President, Academic's correspondence with, related to, or copied from the Instructional Media Centre (IMC) during the period in which it reported to the AVP Academic (1990-1994). After 1994, IMC shifted its reporting relationship from the AVP to the VP Academic (1994-2001). but returned in 2001 as part of the newly restructured Learning and Instructional Development Centre (LIDC). Activities documented in the correspondence include departmental budget and organizational planning, and development of services. Records consists predominantly of correspondence, with some reports.

Senate Policy Committee on Scholarships, Awards and Bursaries (SPCSAB)

This sub-series consists of the Associate Vice-President, Academic's working files as a committee member of SPCSAB. It also includes several files relating to SPCSAB's predecessor (SCSAB). Records include agendas, minutes, correspondence, reports, statistics, and notes and working papers.

Senate Policy Committee on Scholarships, Awards and Bursaries

Reprographics

Sub-series consists of the Associate Vice-President, Academic's correspondence with, related to, or copied from Reprographics during the period in which it reported to the AVP Academic (1991-1994). After 1994, Reprographics reported directly to the VP Academic (1994-2000), returned shortly to AVP Academic (2000-2002), then moved to Finance and Auxiliary Services (2002- ). Activities documented in the correspondence include general organizational and budget planning. Records consists predominantly of correspondence, with some reports.

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