Records of the Vice President for University Operations
Scope and Contents
Records of the Vice President for University Operations consists of documents dated 1980 to 2003, with the bulk falling from 1994 to 2003. While the collection’s materials address a wide variety of topics, university finance and budgets comprise a significant portion of the collection, including Colorado Commission on Higher Education (CCHE) minutes and audits, internal audits, and college and departmental reviews. Other common topics include legislative reports, CSU Foundation meeting agendas, athletic budgets, and campus facility reports. University publications are common. The collection also contains materials concerning units not overseen by VPUO, such as minutes of the Board of Governors, and CSU’s Classified Personnel Council and Administrative Professionals Council.
- 1980-2003 and undated
- Majority of material found in 1994-2003
Conditions Governing Access
Due to the presence of personally identifiable information in some of the files, review of boxes designated “RESTRICTED” must occur before access is granted. Items are stored off-site, so advance notice is required.
Conditions Governing Use
Not all of the material in the collection is in the public domain. Researchers are responsible for addressing copyright issues.
Biographical / Historical
Colorado State University’s Vice President for University Operations (VPUO) is the successor to the Vice President for Administrative Services. The renaming took place in 2010. Amy L. Parsons served as the office’s first VPUO, and Lynn Johnson served as the second. While the office evolved from previous administrative units, most duties of the VPUO have been carried out since the inception of the University. The VPUO currently serves as CSU’s chief financial officer and oversees university finance and budgets, facilities, procurement human resources, talent development, parking, mail, risk management, the Office of Equal Opportunity, and the Office of the Ombuds.
22 linear feet (Number of Boxes: 11 irregular boxes; Number of Non-Boxes: 1 binder)
Language of Materials
Renamed in 2010, Colorado State University’s Vice President for University Operations (VPUO) is the successor to the Vice President for Administrative Services and serves as the university’s chief financial officer. The collection includes budgets, committee materials, meeting minutes, correspondence, and reports related to planning and daily operations at the university from 1980 through 2003. Materials are arranged chronologically by topic.
Collection materials are organized chronologically by topic.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Records of the Vice President for University Operations was transferred to the Colorado State University Archives by Office of Vice President for University Operations in 2010.
As of December 2021, the collection remains inventoried but unprocessed. Some duplicate materials have been identified for disposal.
- Guide to the Records of the Vice President for University Operations
- Edited Full Draft
- Clarissa J. Trapp and Cory Rubertus
- Copyright 2022
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- Script of description
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- Finding aid written in English.
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Fort Collins Colorado 80523-1019 USA