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Record Group Number: 000441
Series/Collection Number: .S 1196
Creator: Florida. Board of Regents.  --Office of the Chancellor.
Title, Dates: Chancellor Barbara Newell trip files, 1982-1985.
Amount: 16.00 cubic ft.
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Biographical/Historical:     The duties of the Executive Director of the Board of Control were transferred to the Chancellor of the Board of Regents in 1965 (Ch. 63-204; Ch. 65-138, Laws).  The Chancellor acts as chief administrator of the Board of Regents, which serves as Director of the Division of Universities in the Dept. of Education (Ch. 69-106, Laws).  The Chancellor is responsible for the administration of the State University System of Florida; advises the Board of university issues and problems; supervises statewide studies; and makes recommendations for improving higher education.
    Barbara W. Newell was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1929. She received her bachelor's degree from Vassar College and both her master's and doctor's degrees from the University of Wisconsin.  She served as Chancellor of the Board of Regents from 1981 to 1985.  She was the first woman Chancellor in the country.
Summary:     This series contains the trip files of Chancellor Barbara Newell from 1982 to 1985.  The records include correspondence, schedules, programs, reports, agenda, and other travel-related materials.  It documents the trips taken by Barbara Newell as related to her duties as administrator of the State University System.
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Subject Access Fields: State University System of Florida.
Universities and colleges Administration Florida
Added Entries Newell, Barbara Warne, 1929-