Murray State University
200 Pogue Library
Murray, Kentucky 42071
Collection Title: Meeting Minutes Supplementary Materials
Series Number: RG005-11-04
Department: Board of Regents
Processed and Cataloged by: Processed by Dieter C. Ullrich in February of 2011
Date Listed: February 21, 2011
Date Span: 1922-1950
Size of Collection: 11 linear feet.
Number of Boxes: 21 legal document cases and 3 legal half size document cases
Type of Material: Reports, financial records and correspondence.
Condition of Material: Good.
Arrangement: Chronological arrangement
Historical Information: The Murray State Normal School Board of Regents was formally established by the governor of Kentucky on March 22, 1924. The Board first met on April 14, 1924 and continues to meet regularly to the present day. The Board’s primary responsibility is to endorse the “concept of shared authority and responsibility in the governance of the institution” and provide an advisory role to the president of the university.
Scope and Content: Collection consists of supplementary material associated with the Board of Regents of Murray State Normal School and Murray State Teachers College from 1922 to 1950. The records consist of drafts of meeting minutes, secretary’s notes, reports from the college president and business manager, contracts and agreements with private businesses, correspondence between board members and various records related to the operations of the institution during the formative years of the school. Included in the records are the Credit Committee Reports (1924-1942) and the American Association of Teachers Colleges Accreditation Reports (1935-1942) and the Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools of the Southern States Accreditation Reports (1927-1940).
Subject Headings / Descriptors:
Murray State Normal School. Board of Regents.
Murray State Teachers College. Board of Regents.
Murray State University – History.
State universities and colleges – Kentucky – Administration.
American Association of Teachers Colleges
Association of Colleges and Secondary School of the Southern States