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affirmative action

Subject Source: Thesaurus for Use in College and University Archives
Scope Note: Positive actions taken to ensure that the policies of non-discrimination are followed in employment, recruitment, and treatment, especially of persons who belong to traditionally under-represented groups, such as minorities and women

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Committee on Race and Diversity records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0599
Abstract The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Committee on Race and Diversity records document the activities of the Committee on Race and Diversity, as well as its predecessor, the Committee on Campus Race Relations before it merged with the Martin Luther King Committee in October 2007. The records date from 1986 to 2009 and include meeting minutes and agendas, correspondence, membership lists, newspaper articles, grant proposals, and information on events sponsored by the Committee. The...
Dates: 1986 - 2009

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Economics records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0394
Scope and Contents of the Collection Most of the records were created while Robert Lyle Bishop (1958-1964) and Edgar Cary Brown (1964-1982) were heads of the department. The collection contains correspondence, plans, reports, and studies on affirmative action; and information about department committees, changes in the graduate and undergraduate curricula, and visiting committees. Included is a department history with lists of all faculty and student evaluations of courses. Also included is Brown's correspondence with the American...
Dates: 1947

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Mechanical Engineering records

Identifier: AC-0259
Scope and Contents Series 1 consists of printed copies of the Department of Mechanical Engineering Annual Reports and Biennial Reports for the years 1977-1995. Series 2 documents the administrative history of the Department of Mechanical Engineering from 1942 to 1992 with emphasis on 1960-1985. A significant amount of information can be found concerning the department's facilities at MIT; funding requests; attempts to comply with federal and MIT policy regarding affirmative action hiring and enrollment;...
Dates: 1942 - 1992

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Office of the President and Chancellor, records of Barbara Scott Nelson, assistant to the president and chancellor

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0387
Abstract Barbara Scott Nelson was assistant to Massachusetts Institute of Technology President Jerome B. Wiesner and Chancellor Paul E. Gray between 1972 and 1978. Wiesner and Gray served as president and chancellor from 1971 to 1980. The collection contains notes, reports, printed material, and other files on administrative issues including affirmative action; the Institute's involvement in outside professional associations such as the American Association of University Administrators and the National...
Dates: 1972 - 1979

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Office of the President, records of Special Assistant to the President Mary Rowe

Identifier: AC-0232
Abstract This collection documents the administrative work of Mary Rowe who held the position of Special Assistant to the President and Ombudsperson at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Materials, dating from 1960 through 2014, include proposals and history, committee files, correspondence and subject files, teaching materials, speeches and writings relating to her work.
Dates: 1960s to 2018