Archival Finding Aids


1962-2002 (Bulk 1994-1999)

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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, Robert L. Caret Records, 1962-2002 (bulk 1994-1999), document his inauguration in 1995, as well as the role he played in the reinstatement of the ROTC and AFROTC programs at the university in 1997. The records consist of newspaper clippings, contracts, correspondence, datebooks, photographs, and publications. This collection is arranged into two series: Series I. Professional Activities and Publicity, 1962-2002 (bulk 1994-1998); and Series II. ROTC Subject Files, 1984-1999 (bulk 1994-1997).

Indexing Terms

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

Caret, Robert L. San José State University. President's Office -- History
San José State University. President's Office -- Records and correspondence
California State University, San José -- History
San José State University -- History
United States. Army. Reserve Officers' Training Corps
United States. Air Force ROTC
Education, Higher -- California -- San José

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