Murray State University
200 Pogue Library
Murray, Kentucky 42071
FAX (270) 809-6153
Collection Title: Council on Higher Education Office Files
Series Number: RG003-12-32
Department: Office of the President
Processed and Cataloged by: Processed by Christie Leith from November of 2012 to March 2013
Date Listed: March 8, 2013
Date Span: 1968-1995
Size of Collection: 12.0 linear feet
Number of Boxes: 24 letter sized document cases
Type of Material: Correspondence, memorandums, surveys, studies and reports
Condition of Material: Good
Arrangement: Organized alphabetically by subject title of file folder; Chronological arrangement
Historical Information: Murray State University had been an institutional member of the Council on Public Higher Education of Kentucky since it was established in 1934. In 1997, the Kentucky General Assembly passed the Postsecondary Education Improvement Act which reformed the Council and renamed it the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education. The current council reviews, monitors and approves tuition rates, academic programs, institutional effectiveness and performance, student success and various other areas significant to academic efficiency.
Scope and Content: Collection consists of office files retained by the Office of the President of Murray State University relating to the Kentucky Council on Higher Education from 1968 to 1995. Included in the collection are correspondence and memorandums between office holders on the Council and administrators from Murray State University. The files also contain numerous surveys, studies and reports prepared by the Council on Higher Education, Murray State University and other institutions of higher education in the State of Kentucky.
Subject Headings / Descriptors:
President’s Office. Murray State University.
Kentucky Council on Public Higher Education.
Kentucky Council on Higher Education.
Higher education and state – Kentucky.
Murray State University – Administration.