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John B. Stohlton papers on the American Association of Presidents of Independent Colleges and Universities

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 5576

Scope and Contents

Contains bylaws, e-mails, faxes, tax status and returns, programs and schedules, solicitations, financial statements, university files, meeting minutes, and other materials concerning the American Association of Presidents of Independent Colleges and Universities including those specifically relating to the activities of Brigham Young University within that organization, 1979-2006.

Dates

  • 1979-2006

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from John B. Stohlton papers on the American Association of Presidents of Independent Colleges and Universities must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Administrative History

The American Association of Presidents of Independent Colleges and Universities (est. 1968) is a group of presidents of independent colleges, created to serve the unique interests of independent universities.

The American Association of Presidents of Independent Colleges and Universities (AAPICU) was established in 1968 when a small group of presidents of independent colleges caucused at a convention. The aim of the association was to serve the unique interests of independent universites. It was designed to be a nationwide association, and in the first few months of existence, more than 300 presidents became members. The District of Columbia incorporated AAPICU and an executive director was appointed.

The first annual meeting was held in Denver, Colorado, on October 7-9, 1968. Computerization was the topic of the meeting, but there was also a great deal of peer networking concerning governance and finance. Ernest L. Wilkinson, president of Brigham Young University, headed the first full committee. Other officers hailed from Methodist, Friends, Roman Catholic, and Lutheran institutions, indicative of the strong faith-related component in the membership.

AAPICU played a significant role in representing independent education in Washington, D. C., where they participate in legal action in the defense of independent schools. The majority of the members of the AAPICU are religiously affiliated. AAPICU affairs are conducted by a board of directors. Officers are elected annually. In recent years new presidents have served two-year tenures. An executive director is employed at the pleasure of the president and board.

Extent

4 cartons (4 linear ft.)

Language

English

Arrangement

Maintained in original order.

Custodial History

Transferred from Records Management in May 2011.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred; Records Management; May 2011.

Appraisal

Office files (University Archives collecting policy, July 2003).

Processing Information

Processed; Elizabeth West; May 2011.
Title
Register for the John B. Stohlton papers on the American Association of Presidents of Independent Colleges and Universities
Status
Completed
Author
Elizabeth West
Date
2011 May 16
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

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