Murray State University
200 Pogue Library
Murray, Kentucky 42071
Collection Title: Events Records
Series Number: RG032-12-16
Department: Office of Equal Opportunity
Processed and Cataloged by: Processed by Dieter C. Ullrich on June 26, 2012.
Date Listed: June 26, 2012
Date Span: 2004-2010
Size of Collection: 0.5 linear feet.
Number of Boxes: 1 legal document case.
Type of Material: Correspondence, e-mail messages, reports, forms, memos, newspaper clippings and ephemera.
Condition of Material: Good.
Arrangement: Organized alphabetically by events title; Chronological arrangement.
Historical Information: The Office of Equal Opportunity at Murray State University was established on July 1, 1984 as the Minority Student Affairs Office. In 1995 the office was restructured and retitled African American Student Services and in 1997 to the Office of Equal Opportunity. The office’s current mission is to “develop partnerships with faculty, staff, and students to continually make progress toward an equal opportunity climate and an environment free from illegal discrimination and harassment.”
Scope and Content: Collection consists of correspondence, printed e-mail messages related to events sponsored by the Office of Equal Opportunity at Murray State University from 2004 to 2010. Events include the 50th Anniversary of Brown vs. Board of Education, unveiling of the desegregation historical marker on campus and African-American Student Reunion and Homecoming activities.
Subject Headings / Descriptors:
Murray State University. Office of Equal Opportunity.
Murray State University – History.
Murray State University – Alumni and alumnae – Societies, etc.
African Americans – Education (Higher) – Kentucky – Murray.