Murray State University
200 Pogue Library
Murray, Kentucky 42071
FAX (270) 809-6153
Collection Title: Assistant to the President Papers
Series Number: RG003-13-13
Department: Office of the President
Processed and Cataloged by: Processed by Christie Leith from April to June 2013
Date Listed: June 25, 2013
Date Span: 1984-2000 (bulk, 1989-1997)
Size of Collection: 5.0 linear feet
Number of Boxes: 10 letter size document cases
Type of Material: Correspondence, memorandums, reports and ephemera
Condition of Material: Good
Arrangement: Organized alphabetically by subject title of file folder; chronological arrangement
Historical Information: The position of Administrative Assistant to the President of Murray State University was established in February of 1984 by President Kala M. Stroup. The first Assistant to the President was Phil Deaver. He was replaced by Cathy Cole in the fall of 1984 and held that position until the fall of 1986. Lenette Thurman served from the spring of 1987 to the summer of 1988. Anita Lawson was appointed in the fall of 1988 and remained until the fall of 1994. Sandra Rogers followed until the position was discontinued by Kern Alexander in the summer of 1997.
Scope and Content: Collection consists of the office files retained by the Assistant to the President of Murray State University from 1984 to 2000. The bulk of the collection contains correspondence and memos sent or received by the Office of the President, institutional reports and miscellaneous records kept by the Assistant of the President between 1989 and 1997.
Subject Headings / Descriptors:
President’s Office. Murray State University.
Murray State University – Presidents.
Murray State University – History.