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Simon Fraser Student Society

Sub-series consists of records relating to the Dean's interaction with the Simon Fraser Student Society and includes funding proposals for Student Society-led activities; policy development; and correspondence with campus organizations including the Phrateres Club, the United Nations Association, Debating Society, Physics Club, Sports Car Club, C.K.S.F. Radio, Outdoor Club, and the International Association Club. Records include correspondence and working papers, publications, press releases, reports and financial statements.

Director of University Services

Series consists of records relating to Stephen Stratton's work as Director of University Services. Activities documented include new student orientation; wheelchair students on campus; participation on the Deans Fees Committee; projects including visits to local high schools and student placement; a proposal for integration of Financial Aid and the Resources Office; studies on student attrition and withdrawals; and liaison with student services including Day Care, Health Services, Counselling, and the Simon Fraser Student Society. Records include correspondence and working papers, reports, minutes and statistics.

Student affairs

Sub-series consists of records relating to the Vice-President, Academic's interactions with university students and the Simon Fraser Student Society (SFSS). Records include correspondence, news releases, and SFSS Ombuds Office annual reports.

Student Services

Sub-series consists of the Vice-President, Academic's correspondence with, related to, or copied from Student Services. The Director of Student Services took over most of the VP University Services' functions upon the latter's resignation in 1977. Activities and topics documented in the correspondence include development of student services programs, including health and employment services; an external review of residence and housing in 1979; post-graduation activities of SFU students; and liaison with the Simon Fraser Student Society and the Peak newspaper. Records include correspondence and reports.

Teaching and instructional staff matters - general

Sub-series consists of records relating to various matters relating to teaching and staff, including salaries, benefits, teaching load, policy development, faculty discipline procedures, research ethics (including the activities of the University Research Ethics Review Committee), faculty exchange programs, contracts for services (including the contract relating to the SFU / Secwepemc Cultural Education Society program), faculty disputes, and faculty and university responses to the province-wide general strike ("Operation Solidarity") in 1983. Records include correspondence, reports, faculty handbooks, the Simon Fraser Student Society teacher and course evaluation guide (1980), sessional budget requests, policies and procedures, agreements and contracts, and legal advice.

Vice-President, Administration

Sub-series consists of the Associate Vice-President, Academic's correspondence with the Executive Director / Vice-President, Administration and with departments which belonged to the ED / VP Administration reporting portfolio. Activities and topics documented include interactions with the Executive Director / Vice-President, the Administrative and Professional Staff Association (APSA), Student Services, and the Simon Fraser Student Society (SFSS). Records consist predominantly of correspondence, with some reports.

Student Services

Sub-series consists of the Associate Vice-President, Academic's correspondence with, related to, or copied from Student Services. Although Student Services did not move to the VP Academic's reporting portfolio until 1994, the AVP Academic maintained a correspondence with the Director and with the various units comprising Student Services, including Athletics and Recreation, Health Services, the Day Care Centre, and Residence and Housing. The AVP Academic's Office also filed here correspondence with or relating to the Simon Fraser Student Society (SFSS). Records consists predominantly of correspondence, with some reports.

Subject Files

Series consists of records relating to the Vice-President's liaison with various departments and projects on campus. For a list of the departments, see Access Points below. Records also consist of adjudication of student bursaries and fees; programming for the "SFU Today" television show; community liaison activities; surveys on non-registering students and student attrition; the student garden plot project; orientation planning; renovation proposals for the rotunda; and a proposed campus poison control centre. Records include correspondence and working papers, financial statements, reports, surveys and publications.

Assistant to Vice-President, University Services

Series consists of records relating to Ian Kelsey and William (Bill) Stewart as the Assistant to Vice-President, University Services and their liaison with university services staff, departments, and committees on campus. For a list of the departments and committees, see Access Points below. Records also consist of evaluation forms used by Counsellors; a financial aid study; budget development; reports on and planning for highschool and college recruiting visits; correspondence regarding handicapped students, rotunda renovations, student employment, orientation and workshops; and policy development. Records include correspondence and working papers, financial statements, agendas and minutes, reports, surveys and publications.

Photocopies from the Peak

Sub-sub-series consists of several hundred full-page photocopies from The Peak relating to the governance of Simon Fraser University; student affairs; student activism; and academic freedom and tenure. These issues of the Peak are in chronological order. Hugh Johnston referred to these by creating a rough index of articles identified by the page and date of the Peak issues. This index is provided in pages 65-77 of the Yellow Notebook in sub-sub-series three. Subjects, events and activities documented include anti-war rallies and draft dodgers; athletics; football; tuition, student loans and bursaries; the BC Union of Students; Canadian Union of Students (CUS); the Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT) and the Association of University and Colleges of Canada (AUCC); the Faculty Association; Food Services; residences; registration; Graduate Student Society; the PSA affair; Students for a Democratic Society (SDS); Students for a Democratic University (SDU); the Shell service station dispute; the student movement; the Simon Fraser Student Society; and the Women's Movement.

Photocopies from fonds

Sub-sub-series consists of photocopied material from fonds held in the SFU Archives relating to The Peak; the Simon Fraser Student Society; Athletics and the TSSU. Hugh Johnston numbered each page of this material and created a rough index. This index is provided in pages 79-96 of the Yellow Notebook contained within sub-sub-series three. Subjects, activities and events documented include student conduct; the Student Affairs Committee; student activism; SFU Athletic programs; student clubs; health services; campus radio station; enrollment; faculty and student housing; the PSA affair; the Shell gas station affair; SFSS Presidents Stan Wong, Martin Loney, Rob Walsh, and Ian Spencer; the "Dentists' Wives"; the formation of TSSU; sabbatical eligibility; the presidencies of Kenneth Strand and Patrick McTaggart-Cowan; and the Women's Movement at SFU. Records include briefs, convocation programs, correspondence, journal articles, memoranda, minutes, newsletters, newspaper articles, press releases, reports, statistics, the University Act statutes, and Peak Student Handbooks (1985, 1989).

Correspondence

Series consists of records relating to the Dean of Graduate Studies correspondence with Graduate Program Chairs and academic departments about various issues relating to graduate studies at the university. Also included is correspondence sent and received by the Associate Dean of Graduate Studies, correspondence with the Simon Fraser Student Society and the University Council of British Columbia. Records include correspondence and working papers, minutes, and reports.

Department of Behavioural Sciences Foundations files

Sub-series consists of records made or received by the Head of the Department of Behavioural Science Foundations, R.J.C. Harper, in the course of administering the department. Activities documented include departmental planning (budget, enrollment, staffing, space); curriculum and program development (course planning, development of the Communication Studies program and establishment of the Department of Communication); student relations (enrollment, applications for graduate studies, registration and examinations); relations with faculty members (appointments, tenure, salaries); liaison with other university departments and participation in university, faculty and departmental committees; and liaison with external agencies and associations involved in education. Records include correspondence, reports, invitations, statistics and estimates; course proposals, outlines, and descriptions; and committee meeting agenda, minutes and supporting papers.

For a list of the departments, committees, and external organizations represented in the correspondence and subject files, see the "Access points" section below.

Department of Behavioural Science Foundations

Subject Files

Series consists of drawings, photos, contact sheets, slides, negatives, publications, notes, correspondence, news releases, memorabilia, photocopies, and pamphlets relating to subject files kept by the Media and Public Relations Office to keep track of ideas, news leads, and developing stories as they relate to SFU. See access points for a list of SFU departments and organizations represented in the files.

Simon Fraser University Women's Centre fonds

  • F-40
  • Fonds
  • 1972 - 2000; predominant 1974-1999

Fonds consists of records made or received by the Women's Centre in the course of carrying out its functions and programs. The geographical focus of the activities documented is the Lower Mainland of British Columbia and especially the Simon Fraser University campus in Burnaby. Activities documented include provision of facilities, resources and referral services; meetings of the Women's Centre Collective and the Women's Centre Board; correspondence and liaison with other individuals and groups; Centre funding, budget planning and management of its financial resources; planning and organization of projects, programs and events; and maintenance of library and reference material. Records include logbooks, correspondence, reports, account books and summaries, minutes and meeting support papers, brochures, handbooks, photographs, reference files and audio cassettes.

Simon Fraser University Women's Centre

Correspondence files

Series consists of correspondence conducted by the Women's Centre with campus and off-campus individuals and organizations, including university administrators, the Simon Fraser Student Society, the Women's Studies Coordinating Committee, the Vancouver Status of Women, and the Women's Building Society of Vancouver. Activities documented include requests for information; support and participation in events and projects; funding proposals; and liaison with other groups and organizations. Records consist of correspondence.

Simon Fraser Student Society staff meeting minutes

Sub-series consists of records arising from the participation of the Women's Centre Coordinator in the Simon Fraser Student Society (SFSS) montly staff meetings. The post of Women's Centre Coordinator was created and funded in 1991 as an SFSS staff position, initially reporting to the Administrative Services Committee (1991-2001), then subsequently to the SFSS Executive and SFSS Board of Directors. The Coordinator works with the Women's Centre Collective to oversee the operations, activities, services and programs of the Centre. Records consist of the Coordinator's copies of agendas, minutes, proposals, reports and other meeting support papers.