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1986-1994 (Bulk 1991-1994)

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The Office of the President is the highest administrative office for the campus, reporting to the California State University (CSU) Chancellor and Board of Trustees, respectively. As such, the Office of the President records document the overall policies, practices, and procedures of the daily operation of the campus, as well as the interaction with other CSU campuses and with the CSU administration. The Office of the President, J. Handel Evans Records, 1986-1994 (bulk 1991-1994), document Evans' tenure as acting university president (1991-1994). The records consist of administrative files, correspondence, records of the development of the CSU, Monterey Bay (CSUMB) campus, located on the former grounds of military base Fort Ord, as well as records relating to the San Carlos Street closure on the SJSU campus. This collection is arranged into three series: Series I. Administrative Records, 1991-1994; Series II. Fort Ord/CSU, Monterey Bay (CSUMB), 1988-1994; and Series III. San Carlos Street Closure, 1986-1994.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

Evans, J. Handel
San José State University -- President's Office -- History
San José State University -- President's Office -- Records and correspondence
California State University, San José -- History
California State University, Monterey Bay -- History
San José State University -- History
San José State College -- History
Education, Higher -- California -- San José
San Carlos Street (San Jose, Calif.)

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