GUIDE TO THE COLLECTION

Collection Title: Frank O. Pruitt/Board of Regents Collection

Accession Number: 024

Archives and Special Collections Department
Frazar Memorial Library
McNeese State University


Container List

Box 1

File Folder (FF) 1    Academic Affairs Committee meeting, April 1983.
                                A tentative agenda for the meeting; proposed new academic programs for SU-BR, SU-NO, UNO,
                                    Nicholls, MSU, Northeast, Grambling, LSU-BR; documentation from LSU-BR and USL in respect
                                    to their requests for administrative and/or curricular revisions.
                    FF 2     Academic Affairs Committee meeting, October 26, 1983.
                                A tentative agenda for the meeting; proposed new academic programs for LSU-Medical Center,
                                    Northwestern, Grambling, MSU; request from LSU-BR to terminate Bachelors of Arts curriculum
                                    in Music Performance.
                    FF 3     Academic Affairs Committee meeting, June 22, 1983.
                                A tentative agenda for the meeting; proposed new academic programs for UNO, SU-BR, SU-NO,
                                    Grambling, LSU-S, LSU-MC, Northeast, North-western; requests for administrative and/or
                                    curricular revisions from Northwestern, USL, MSU, LA Tech, UNO; tentative schedule for the
                                    review of existing academic programs during 1983-84.


Box 2

                    FF 1     Re-evaluations - Phase II, April 26, 1984.
                                A tentative agenda for the public hearings on Re-evaluations; Academic Affairs Policy 2.9; academic
                                    program re-evaluations at Southern University- Shreveport/Bossier City, LSU-S, La Tech, Delgado
                                    Community College, Nicholls, SU-BR, SU-NO, UNO, USL.
                    FF 2     Excellence in the 80's, Master Plan for Higher Education.
                                 Board draft for public hearings; correspondence concerning master plan; amendments/revisions to the
                                    master plan. Planning and Research Committee meeting, January 26, 1984. Draft for Excellence in the
                                    80's, Master Plan for Higher Education.


Box 3

                    FF 1     Comparative Analysis of Budget Requests and Related Data for Public Higher Education, 1984-85.
                                    Funding data, summaries of revenues, and expenditures by object and by function, functional
                                    allocations, enrollment data, personnel data, student/employee ratios, ratios of selected revenues and
                                    expenditures per head count and FTE enrollment, SREB data, budget request summaries
                                    and miscellaneous.
                    FF 2     Academic Affairs Committee meeting, February 16, 1984.
                                A tentative agenda for the meeting; consideration of annual report from LSU-BR and SU-BR relative
                                    to the Ph.D. program in computer science; consideration of USL's proposed modification to the
                                    Standards of Admission for Entrance into Teacher Education programs; requests for administrative
                                    and/or curricular revisions from SU-BR, Northeast, Northwestern.
                    FF 3     Academic Affairs Committee meeting, June 27, 1984.
                                A tentative agenda for the meeting; documentation relative to approval of the Center for Small Farm
                                    Research at SU-BR; proposed new academic programs for SU-BR, SU-NO, Southern
                                    University-Shreveport/ Bossier City, Grambling , LA Tech, LSU, LSU-Medical Center; requests for
                                    administrative and/or curricular revisions from LA Tech, LSU.
                    FF 4     Academic Affairs Committee meeting, May 23, 1984.
                                A tentative agenda for the meeting; documentation relative to a recommendation of the Board of Regents
                                    in the Master plan; proposed new academic programs for LA Tech, Grambling, Nicholls;
                                    consideration of the sufficiency of institutional resources to maintain programs; request to terminate
                                    a program at Grambling; committee reports; response from LSU-BR concerning Ph.D. computer
                                    science program.


Box 4

                    FF 1     Review of existing academic programs, October 27, 1983.
                                    Microbiology, Library Science, Applied Statistics, Landscape Architecture, Natural Science/Science
                                    Teaching, Economics, Sociology, Geography.
                    FF 2     Comparative Analysis of Operating Budgets and Related Data for Public Higher Education, 1983-84.
                                    Funding data-revenues/expenditures; state summary-revenues/expenditures; Southern
                                    system-revenues/ expenditures; LSU system-revenues/expenditures; trustees system- functional
                                    allocations; enrollment data; personnel data; student/ employee ratio; revenue/expenditure per
                                    student; SREB data; miscellaneous material; budget summaries.


Box 5

                    FF 1     Academic Affairs Committee meeting, September 21, 1983.
                                    A tentative agenda for the meeting; assessment of Letters of Intent from UNO, LSU-BR, LSU-A,
                                    LSU-S, LSU-Medical Center-Shreveport, Northwestern, LA. Tech, Grambling, Delgado, USL
                                    requests for administrative and/or curricular revision from SU-BR, Southeastern, and Nicholls.
                    FF 2     Review of existing academic programs, November 29 - 30, 1983.
                                    General Studies, Dental Hygiene/Dental Technologies, Respiratory Therapy, Occupational Therapy,
                                    Radiologic Technology.


Box 6

                    FF 1     Planning and Research Committee, November 22, 1983.
                                    The agenda includes the Master Plan for research and the role, scope, and mission of Louisiana
                                    Institutions of Higher Education.
                    FF 2     Frank O. Pruitt, Board of Regents, September 22, 1983.
                                    The agenda includes a list of members on the Advisory Committee on Research and Development;
                                    a resolution; minutes from the State Board of Regents; reports from the Finance Committee;
                                    Planning and Research Committee; Academic Affairs Committee.
                    FF 3     McNeese Capital Outlay Budget FY 84/88; July 12, 1983.
                                    Correspondence; capital outlay project requests, status of current capital outlay projects; form R
                                    recap of new project requests.
                    FF 4     Finance Committee-Meeting Regents, July 7, 1983.
                                    Agenda; requests for approval of projects costing less than $150,000 (Northeast); comparison of
                                    gross square feet for academic and administration; summary of 1983 capital outlay bill; estimated rate
                                    of formula implementation for FY 83-84; newsletter and pamphlet from Northeast.
                    FF 5     Frank O. Pruitt, Board of Regents, June 23, 1983.
                                    Tentative agenda; Dr. William Arceneaux June 14, 1983, speech to the Alexandria Rotary Club;
                                    evaluation of developmental programs offered in Louisiana's public universities; notice of meetings;
                                    proposed state appropriation formula; 1984 - 1985 basic factor chart; appendix on a 3-semester
                                    hour course; formula review of LSU School of Veterinary Medicine.
                                Agenda, April 28, 1983;
                                Board of Regents minutes;
                                    reports from the Legislation Committee, Planning and Research Committee, Finance Committee,
                                    Academic Affairs Committee;
                                    Appendix I - recommendations relative to the proposed joint M. Ed. and Ed.S. programs in
                                        Special Education at SU-BR, and LSU-BR;
                                    Appendix II - statement of consistency between establishment of the MA in Liberal Arts at LSU - S
                                        and requirements of the consent decree;
                                    Appendix III - statement of consistency between establishment of the Master of Health Sciences:
                                        Option in Cardiopulmonary Science at the LSU-Medical Center and requirements of the consent
                                        decree;
                                    Appendix IV - statement from attorney Mack Barham concerning requests to establish programs
                                        at Northeast;
                                    Appendix V - statement of consistency between establishment of the M. A. in Marriage and Family
                                        Counseling at Northeast and requirements of the consent decree;
                                    Appendix VI - academic programs to be reviewed during 1983 - 1984, 1984 - 1985;
                                        status report on 1983 legislative session.
                    FF 6     Planning and Research Committee, June 7, 1983.
                                    Agenda; evaluation of developmental education programs offered in Louisiana's public universities;
                                    Legislation Committee report (with editorial attached);
                                        Attachment A - Senate Concurrent Resolution No. 67;
                                        Attachment B - funding schedule;
                                        Attachment C - proposed adjustments in priority areas for research;
                                        Attachment D - research and development program administrative budget FY 1983 - 1984;
                                    evaluation of developmental educational programs 1982 - 1983; memorandum.
                                    Agenda; Advisory Committee on Research and Development minutes; notice of meetings.
                    FF 7     Frank O. Pruitt, Legislation Committee, May 11, 1983.
                                Board of Regents, formula reviews.
                                Agenda;
                                Legislation Committee meeting,
                                    House Bill No. 158;
                                    Senate Bill No. 356;
                                    Senate Bill No. 597;
                                    Senate Bill No. 343;
                                    House Bill No. 768;
                                    House Bill No. 484;
                                    House Bill No. 568;
                                    Senate Bill No. 555;
                                    Senate Bill No. 437;
                                    Senate Bill No. 473;
                                    House Bill No. 1115;
                                    Senate Bill No. 281;
                                    House Bill No. 826;
                                    House Bill No. 716;
                                    Senate Bill No. 575;
                                    Senate Concurrent Resolution No. 17;
                                    Senate Bill No. 342;
                                    Senate Bill No. 571;
                                    House Bill No. 747


Box 7

                    FF 1     Planning and Research Committee, May 11, 1983.
                                Article "The Good Life in North Carolina", memorandum concerning committee meeting;
                                Agenda;
                                correspondence concerning the Master Plan for Higher Education;
                                minutes of the Southwest Louisiana Regional Council for Cooperation, the proposed Master Plan;
                                Agenda;
                                Master Plan Advisory Committee.
                    FF 2     Run for Regents, miscellaneous correspondence and clippings.
                    FF 3     Frank O. Pruitt, Board of Regents, April 28, 1983.
                                Miscellaneous pamphlets, correspondence concerning McNeese, agenda, Board of Regents minutes,
                                    Finance Committee, Academic Affairs Committee.
                    FF 4     Report on Graduate Fellowship Program 1983 - 1984, Summary of proposals to serve as assisting
                                    agency Caddo/Bossier, agenda.
                    FF 5     Frank O. Pruitt, Board of Regents, January 6, 1983.
                                    Miscellaneous correspondence; document relative to LSU's presentation concerning the Ph.D in
                                    Computer Science; Southern University presentation; December 16, 1982
                                    minutes from the State Board of Regents;
                                    reports from Academic Affairs Committee;
                                        Appendix I - motion approving LSU-BR Ph.D in Computer Science -October 28, 1982;
                                        Appendix II - LSU-BR compliance with board conditions on Ph.D Computer Science;
                                        Appendix III - memorandum of agreement between Southern University and LSU-BR
                                            pertaining to the Computer Science program at both schools;
                                    Agenda - items no. VI A and VI B.
                    FF 6     Frank O. Pruitt, Board of Regents - March 24, 1983.
                                Planning and Research Committee - March 23, 1983;
                                March 25, 1983 memorandum concerning NTE performance by race; staff response to
                                    recommendations of LABI concerning preparation of teachers;
                                January 27, 1983, minutes of State Board of Regents;
                                agenda, tentative agenda;
                                report of Finance Committee March 11, 1983;
                                miscellaneous correspondence; resolution;
                                January 27, 1983 minutes State Board of Regents;
                                February 24, 1983 memorandum concerning committee assignments;
                                agenda, item no. IV -C; miscellaneous pamphlets;
                                agenda;
                                Louisiana University's Marine consortium 1982 Annual Report.
                    FF 7     Frank O. Pruitt, Board of Regents - January 27, 1983.
                                    Tentative agenda, notice of meetings, revised agenda, Senate Bill no. 5, Agenda item VI D, Agenda
                                    item no. V A, January 6, 1983 minutes State Board of Regents.
                    FF 8     Agenda item VA;
                                    Appendix I, LA Tech;
                                    Appendix II, McNeese;
                                    Appendix III, McNeese;
                                    Appendix IV, Nicholls State;
                                    Appendix V, Northwestern;
                                    Appendix VI, LSU-E;
                                    Appendix VII, LSU-MC;
                                    Appendix VIII, UNO;
                                    Appendix IX, UNO;
                                    Appendix X, UNO,
                                    Appendix XI, UNO;
                                    Appendix XII, LSU-BR


Box 8

                    FF 1     Academic Affairs Committee meeting, September 26, 1984.
                                    Agenda item II, LSU, LSU-E, LSU-Medical Center, LSU-S, USL, McNeese;
                                    Agenda item III, Agenda item IV, LSU, McNeese, Northwestern, Grambling, Nicholls, UNO.
                    FF 2     Academic Affairs Committee meeting, October 24, 1984.
                                    Agenda item II, LSU/SU-BR, LSU-E, SLU, UNO, McNeese, Grambling, USL;
                                    Agenda item III;
                                    Agenda item IV.
                    FF 3     Review of existing academic programs, November 7, 1984.
                                Nursing staff summaries;
                                Medical Records Administration staff summaries.
                    FF 4     Review of existing academic programs, December 4, 1984.
                                Medicine staff summaries;
                                Dentistry staff summaries;
                                Physical Therapy.


Box 9

                    FF 1     Academic Affairs Committee meeting, February 27, 1985.
                                Agenda;
                                Agenda item II, LA Tech, Northwestern, LSU-A, LSU-E, USL;
                                Agenda item III;
                                Agenda item IV, LA Tech, Northwestern, Bossier Parish Community College, USL, Southeastern,
                                    SU-BR, LSU.
                    FF 2     Academic Affairs Committee meeting, April 24, 1985.
                                Agenda;
                                Agenda item II, LSU, USL, Northeast, SU-NO, SU-S/BC, Grambling;
                                Agenda item III;
                                Agenda item IV;
                                other business.
                    FF 3     Academic Affairs Committee meeting, September 25, 1985.
                                Agenda, agenda item II;
                                LSU, UNO, LSU/Medical Center, LSU-S, USL, McNeese, Northeast, Northwestern, Agenda item III;
                                proposed new academic programs;
                                Agenda item IV;
                                Agenda item V; Northwestern, McNeese, USL.
                    FF 4     Academic Affairs Committee meeting, October 23, 1985.
                                Agenda;
                                Agenda item II, LSU, UNO, LA Tech, LA Tech/Grambling;
                                Agenda item III;
                                Agenda item IV;
                                other business.


Box 10

                FF 1-4     Legislation Committee Meeting May 27, 1987
                    FF 5     Joint Meeting: BOR/BESE May 28, 1987
                    FF 6     Board of Regents May 12, 1987
                    FF 7     Board of Regents May 27, 1987
                    FF 8     Same as above
                    FF 9     Same
                    FF 10   Same


Box 11

                    FF 1     Executive Committee Meeting March 27, 1987
                    FF 2     Board Meeting May 28, 1987
                    FF 3     Planning and Research Committee March 25, 1987
                    FF 4     Board of Regents March 26, 1987
                FF 5-6     Board of Regents October, 1986
                    FF 7     Board of Regents September 25, 1986
                    FF 8     Planning and Research Committee June 25, 1986


Box 12

                    FF 1     Board of Regents February 27, 1986
                    FF 2     Board of Regents October 24, 1985
                    FF 3     Planning and Research August 28. 1985
                    FF 4     Board of Regents September 26, 1985
                    FF 5     Planning and Research Committee September 9, 1985
                    FF 6     Planning and Research Committee May 22, 1985
                    FF 7     Board of Regents February 28, 1985
                    FF 8     Planning and Research Committee February 27, 1985
                    FF 9     Board of Regents April 25, 1985
                    FF 10   Joint Meeting BOR/BESE April 25, 1985


Box 13

                 FF 1-2     Planning and Research Committee April 24, 1985
                    FF 3     BOR - Planning and Research Committee 1985
                    FF 4     BOR/Planning and Research Committee Dec. 19-20, 1984
                    FF 5     Board of Regents October 25, 1984
                    FF 6     Joint BESE/BOR December 20, 1984
                    FF 7     Planning and Research September 26, 1984
                    FF 8     Board of Regents September 27, 1984


Box 14

                    FF 1     Planning and Research Committee June 27, 1984
                    FF 2     Board of Regents May 24, 1984
                    FF 3     Board of Regents Summer, 1983
                    FF 4     BOR-Inventory of degree and certificate programs 1983
                    FF 5     BOR-Report on examination of Accounts-year ended 6/30/82
                    FF 6     BOR-Academic Programs


Box 15

                    FF 1     Board of Regents - Role, Scope, and Mission Statements
                FF 2-3     Board of Regents
                    FF 4     Board of Regents June 18, 1987
                    FF 5     Board of Regents June 25, 1987
                    FF 6     Board of Regents June 15, 1985
                    FF 7     Board of Regents Research and Development
                                Louisiana Education Quality Support Fund 1986
                    FF 8     Finance Committee Report 1988-89
                                Capital Outlay Recommendations, October 1987
                                Minority Research Center of Excellence, October 1987
                                Affirmative Action Plan
                                Board of Regents Minutes, September 24, 1987


Box 16

                    FF 1     Letter from Barham and Churchill requesting legal opinion of September 24, 1987
                                Notices of intent to submit research proposals-Board of Regents Research and Development Program-
                                    LA Education Quality Support Fund
                    FF 2     Statements concerning relevant experience for the position of LA Commissioner of Higher Education
                                 from:
                                    Howell W. Todd, Dr. James Meza, James W. Firnberg, James A. Richardson, Dr. Thomas J.
                                    Hegarty, Robert H. Rasmussen, Sally Clausen, James L. Chapman, and Simeon P. Slovacek
                    FF 3     Notices of meetings
                                Vitas from candidates for Commissioner of Higher Education for LA
                    FF 4     State Appropriation Formula-Revised 1986
                                1985-86 operating budget review
                    FF 5     Minutes of the May 26, 1988 meeting
                    FF 6     Tentative agenda for the June 22, 1988 meeting and staff documentation
                    FF 7     Board of Regents Newsletter dated May 23, 1988
                                Task Force on Teacher Preparation and Certification
                    FF 8     Tentative agenda and staff documentation relative to each item on the agenda for the
                                    June 24, 1987 meeting


Box 17

                    FF 1     Letters of recommendation for Dr. James Meza
                                Higher Education Legislative Summary, 1987
                                Perspectives on LA Higher Education
                    FF 2     Name change (USL)
                                Order of the Supreme Court of LA in referenced matter which remanded the matter to the Court
                                    of Appeals for decision Suit of Board of Regents vs. Board of Trustees for State Colleges &
                                    Universities and University of Southwestern LA Legal documents filed by Barham and Churchill
                    FF 3     Board of Regents Legislative Transcripts
                                Constitutional Convention of 1973
                    FF 4     Higher Education-Budget Cases
                                Staff Draft
                                Proposed amendments to Staff Draft
                                Attachments I-XIII
                    FF 5     Planning and Research Committee-Northwestern Study, September 25, 1985
                                Executive Summary of Consultant's Report Board of Regents Planning and Research Committee
                                    Report, September 25, 1985
                                Executive Order No. EWE 85-29
                    FF 6     Public Hearing/Finance Committee Meeting
                                Statewide Summary of Capital Outlay Funding for Public Higher Education
                                PAR Legislative Bulletin, May 10, 1985
                                Report of the 1985-86 Formula Review Committee State Appropriation Formula, Revised 1985
                    FF 7     Board of Regents Nominating Committee
                                Agenda of January 14, 1985 meeting
                                Nominating Committee Report
                                State Appropriation Formula, Revised 1983
                                Recommendations for Operating Budgets: Public Higher Education 1983-84


Box 18

                    FF 1     Report of the task force on the academic preparation of the college-bound student, December 20, 1978
                    FF 2     Minutes from the March 24, 1983 meeting
                                Consent Decree-USA vs. State of LA
                                LA Register Vol 4 April 20, 1978
                    FF 3     First Annual Report of the Consent Decree Monitoring Committee
                                House Bill No. 52 Reg. Session 1975
                                Summary of 1983-84 Budget Request
                    FF 4     Letters from Frank Pruitt concerning Resource and Development Program
                                Photocopy of the book "A Nation at Risk"
                                Graduate Educational Opportunities Brochure
                    FF 5     Second Annual Report of the Consent Decree Monitoring Committee
                    FF 6     NTE Programs Core Battery and Specialty Area Tests
                                January 26, 1983 meeting agenda
                                January 6, 1983 Minutes
                                Off-Campus Survey, Fall 1982
                    FF 7     Board of Regents - August 18, 1988
                                Staff Draft
                                Courts decision on USA vs State of LA
                                June 23, 1988 Minutes
                    FF 8     Board of Regents summaries and consent decree
                                Senate Bills #16, #61, #45, #34
                                Board of Regents Legislation Committee Report - May 5, 1988
                                Comparison of Salaries of full-time faculty for 4 year institutions
                                Citizen's guide to the 1988 Legislature
                    FF 9     Minutes of the Special Meeting May 5, 1988
                                Legislation Committee Report
                                Executive Committee Report May 25, 1988
                                LA Education Quality Support Fund Appendix II-XII
                                Academic Affairs Committee Report May 25, 1988
                                Finance Committee Report May 25, 1988


Box 19

                    FF 1     Memo concerning "Capital Day" June 6, 1988
                                Rough Draft of Legislation Committee Report May 5, 1988
                    FF 2     Legislation Committee Meeting - April 27, 1988
                                PAR Legislative Bulletin - April 21, 1988 - May 13, 1988
                                House Bill #60, #120, #104, #542, #576, #575, #626
                                Senate Bill #66, #223
                                House of Concurrent Resolution #11
                                Report of Higher Education - April, 1988
                    FF 3     Legislation Committee Meeting - May 5, 1988
                                House Bills Nos. 1807, 1756, 1052, 1288, 1426, 1816, 612, 1426
                                Senate Bills Nos. 652, 648, 672, 565, 742, 741, 737, 653, 652, 609, 610, 601, 599, 597, 564, 672
                                Legislative Committee Meeting Agendas - May 5, 1988 and April 27, 1988
                                Higher Education Advisory Panel, Background on Panel Meetings and General Recommendations
                    FF 4     LA Senate Standing Committees
                                Board of Regents Minutes, April 28, 1988
                    FF 5     Consent Decree Information, 1981-88
                                July 18, 1988 - Consent Decree negotiations
                                Graduate Educational Opportunities - Jan. 1987
                                U.S.A. vs. State of LA - Civil Action #80-3300
                                Board of Regents Policy regarding future funding recommendations for implementation of the Higher
                                    Education Desegregation Consent Decree
                                Executive Committee Report - Dec. 16, 1987
                    FF 6     Board of Regents - Major Directions in Academic Affairs
                                Policies and Procedures
                                Review of Proposals for new Academic Programs
                                Review of Existing Academic Programs
                                Re-evaluation of previously approved academic programs
                    FF 7     Review of Existing Academic Programs, November 12-13, 1985
                                Academic Affairs Committee Meeting
                                Review of State's Undergraduate Programs in Dietetics
                                Staff Summaries on Dietetics
                                Review of State's Doctoral Programs in English
                                Staff Summaries in English
                    FF 8     Review of Existing Academic Programs, Nov. 12-13, 1985
                                Review of State's Doctoral Programs in Education, Health and Physical Education, Business
                                    Administration
                                Staff Summaries


Box 20

                    FF 1     Academic Affairs Committee Meeting, Dec. 18, 1985
                                Tentative Agenda
                                Staff Recommendations relative to the review of Undergraduate Programs in Dietetics and Doctoral
                                    Programs in English, Education, Health and Physical Education and Business Administration
                                    Development of a Consortium for the Master of Science in Nursing
                                Request to change title of Southern University Law School
                                Proposed B.S. Program in Computer Engineering
                    FF 2     Re-Evaluation - Phase III
                                Tentative Agenda
                                Staff Review and Summary of LSU, LSUMC, UNO, LSU-A, LSU-E, GSU, Northwestern and NLU
                    FF 3     Re-Evaluation - Phase III, cont.
                                Staff Review and Summary of SUS/BO, LA-Tech, Delgado, McNeese, Nicholls, USL
                    FF 4     Review of Existing Programs - Nov. 12-13, 1987
                                Tentative Agenda
                                Review of Undergraduate Programs in Computer Science
                                Staff Summaries
                    FF 5     Review of Existing Academic Affairs
                                Tentative Agenda
                                Statewide Review of Undergraduate Programs in Mass Communication/Journalism
                                Staff Summaries

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