Guide to the Annual Reports of the President , 1956-2008


Roger Williams University
Roger Williams University Library
One Old Ferry Road
Bristol, RI 02809
Tel: 401-254-3049
Fax: 401-254-0818
email: hbenedict@rwu.edu

Published in 2009

Collection Overview

Title: Annual Reports of the President
Date range: 1956-2008
Creator: Office of the President
Extent: 1 linear feet
Abstract: Reports of the University’s activities are issued annually by the President in October.
Language of materials: English
Repository: Roger Williams University
Collection number: UA 2009.007

Scope & content

Reports of the University’s activities are issued annually by the President in October. Originally they were delivered to the Members of the Corporation, and now they are distributed to alumni and friends of the University. Information includes financial summaries, highlights of the academic year, and goals and objectives. The collection does not include reports for every year.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged in 2 series:
  • 1. Reports Issued by the President
  • 2. Other Administrative Reports

Historical note

Reports of the University’s activities are published annually in October. The first report was issued by Harold W. Schaughency in 1957, first President of Roger Williams Junior College. There have been eight Presidents since then: Harold Schaughency (1956-1963), Ralph E. Gauvey (1964-1975), Virginia Sides (1976-1977), William H. Rizzini (1977-1989), Natale A. Sicuro (1989-1993), Anthony J. Santoro (1993-2000), Joseph H. Hagan (2000-2001), and Roy J. Nirschel (2001-2010). No reports by Virginia Sides or Joseph H. Hagan are available.
              
              

Access & Use

Access to the collection: There are no restrictions on access, except that the collection can only be seen by prior appointment.
Use of the materials: Researchers are advised that express written permission to reproduce, quote, or otherwise publish any portion or extract from this collection must be obtained from the University Library. Although Roger Williams University has physical ownership of the collection and the materials contained therein, it does not claim literary rights. It is up to the researcher to determine the owners of the literary rights and to obtain any necessary permissions from them.
Preferred citation: Annual Reports of the President, UA 2009.007, Roger Williams University.
Contact information: Roger Williams University
Roger Williams University Library
One Old Ferry Road
Bristol, RI 02809
Tel: 401-254-3049
Fax: 401-254-0818
email: hbenedict@rwu.edu

Administrative Information

ABOUT THE COLLECTION  
Acquisition: Reports are delivered annually to the Archives from the Office of the President.
ABOUT THE FINDING AID  
Author: Finding aid prepared by Heidi Benedict.
Encoding: Finding aid encoded by Heidi Benedict; Updated by Casey Sefton 2009 April 22
Descriptive rules: Finding aid based on Describing Archives: A Content Standard (DACS)

Additional Information

Inventory


Series 1. Reports Issued by the President

Box 1 Reports issued by Harold W. Schaughency
1956-1963
Box 1 Reports issued by Ralph E. Gauvey
1964-1975
Box 1 Reports issued by William H. Rizzini
1981-1984
Box 1 Reports issued by Natale A. Sicuro
1989-1992
Box 1 Reports issued by Anthony J. Santoro
1993-1995
Box 2 Reports issued by Anthony J. Santoro
1993-1995
Box 2 Reports issued by Roy J. Nirschel
2002-2003
Box 3 Reports issued by Roy J. Nirschel
2004-2009

Series 2. Other Administrative Reports

Box 3 Chancellor's Reports
2000-2001