- CA ON00408 F037-S03-0096-03
- Photocopied 198-? (originally created 1960)
File contains copies of the letters patent.
File contains copies of the letters patent.
Fonds reflects the functions and activities of the President's Office of Nipissing University. The fonds contains seven subseries: academic affairs, campus facilities administration, establishment of Nipissing College and Northeastern University, faculty and staff, government relations, special projects, and university charter application.
Nipissing University. President's Office
Item is a studio portrait of Lieutenant-Governor Pauline Mills McGibbon.
Item is a photograph of a signing ceremony in an office before (?) Nipissing University College's 18th convocation ceremony. Pictured are President Anthony Blackbourn, honourary degree recipient Albert V. Tucker (?) (Doctor of Laws), and another man.
File documents a large monetary gift made to Nipissing College by Carl J. Sanders, and its commemoration later during Nipissing University's 25th anniversary celebrations. File contains correspondence, clippings, press releases, and an inventory of assets.
Item is a scrapbook documenting Nipissing University's tenth anniversary celebrations. Scrapbook contains Polaroid photographs, autographs, and a program of events.
Item is a corporate desk seal consisting of a seal press with two dies and used for embossing documents with the corporate seal. The seal press is made of cast iron painted black, and bears a brass plate reading : Nipissing University College Alumni Association Incorporated. One die is made of brass, the other of lead (?).
Series documents the planning and administration of campus facilities by the President's Office and its participation in joint committees established to manage facilities shared with Canadore College.
File contains architectural drawings by Critchley, Delean, Trussler, Evans, Belanger Architects relating to the planning of an academic wing addition (also called Phase 2 Expansion). Drawings include floor plans, site plans, elevations, and conceptual drawings.
Item is an unbound scrapbook documenting the progression of the construction of the College Education Centre through several sets of of dated photographs, including panoramic photographs. Titles of photo sets include: New campus site; Beaver dam; Parking lot; and College complex - misc.
Item is a framed first day of issue postal cover (envelope) featuring the 43 cent Canadian postage stamp commemorating Nipissing University. The cancellation reads : Nipissing University - North Bay Ont. - Building Tradition - 04-25-94.
File contains records related to the establishment of Nipissing College and its predecessor Northeastern University, including letters patent, bylaws, charters, and an affiliation agreement.
Series relates to special projects and committee work involving the President or President's Office staff. Series is arranged into two subseries: Nipissing Early History Committee and North Bay Quality of Life Committee.
Series documents the involvement of the President's Office in academic affairs. Series contains three subseries: Presidents' Joint Committee on Program Articulation; program development; and student survey reports.
Series documents Nipissing University's reporting to and interaction with Ontario government bodies responsible for education, primarily the Ontario Council on University Affairs (OCUA) as well as the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Colleges and Education, and special committees, commissions, and panels including: the Committee on University Education in Northeastern Ontario (also known as the Parrott Committee); the Committee on the Future Development of the Universities of Ontario; the Advisory Panel on Future Directions for Post Secondary Education; and the Commission on Post-Secondary Education in Ontario.
Series contains one subseries consisting of annual reports submitted to the Ontario Council on University Affairs.
Item is a corporate desk seal consisting of a seal press with two dies and used for embossing documents with the corporate seal. The seal press is made of cast iron painted black, and bears a brass plate reading : Nipissing College - Ontario corporation. One die is made of brass (marked : Sold by Newsome & Gilbert Limited), the other of lead (?).
Item is a report on the economic impact of Nipissing University on the local economy.
Item is a report.
File contains first day covers (envelopes with postage stamps cancelled on first day of stamp's issue) featuring the 43 cent Nipissing University postage stamp with cancellation : "Nipissing University - North Bay, Ont - Building Traditions - 04-25-94."
File contains correspondence with Laurentian University President Dr. Henry B. M. Best, as well as memoranda and reports.
File documents arrangements for a visit to North Bay by Dr. John Daniel, President Designate of Laurentian University, in June 1984. File contains correspondence, memoranda, an itinerary of Daniel's visit, his curriculum vitae, as well as a letter to OCUA from 1988 about Nipissing University College's bid for a university charter.
Series documents preparations for Nipissing University College's application for a university charter and degree-granting powers, which were carried out by the President's Office (under Presidents Anthony Blackbourn and Dave Marshall) and the Board of Governors' Charter Advisory Committee. Series documents: the preparation of a university charter submission; negotiations with the Ontario Council on University Affairs (OCUA); the campaign to build support for the charter bid among municipal councils, universities, businesses, and other organizations locally and across Ontario; the hosting of an OCUA fact-finding visit to Nipissing University College in November 1990; and the planning of celebrations following the granting of a university charter.
Item is the text of a convocation address.
Item is a video recording of an interview of George Zytaruk by Peter Handley.
Item is the second draft of a report by Chistopher A. Sarlo on the local economic impact of Nipissing University College.
File contains minutes of the Student Awards Committee (September 12, 1975), an article about recently retired faculty (spring 1996), the text of a slideshow (?) commentary entitled "10th anniversary documentary" by Stan Lawlor, a memorandum about the passing of Jack Trusler (October 16, 1975), a draft response to the report of the Bovey Commission (May 9, 1985), and a report on alumni by Stan Lawlor and Roman Brozowski entitled "Nipissing College - A retrospective and prospective review" (1976).
File contains reports, designs, and correspondence.
File contains letters of support for Nipissing's charter bid received from local school boards, municipal councils, associations, Nipissing University College alumni, and others.
File contains parts of the charter application, including correspondence and a petition for degree-granting powers with appendices and supporting documents (including the 1988-89 academic calendar and a draft of the Nipissing University Act).
File documents presentations about the university charter bid that were made to northern Ontario town councils (including North Bay, Powassan, New Liskeard, Sturgeon Falls, Mattawa, Parry Sound, Cobalt, and Haileybury) in the spring of 1988. File contains presentations, correspondence, memoranda, notes, and contact information.
File documents preparations for the Ontario Council on University Affairs (OCUA) subcommittee's fact-finding visit to Nipissing University College. File contains the President's presentation to the OCUA subcommittee, schedules and itineraries, a list of the members of the subcommittee, memoranda, invitation and guest lists for meals and events, and the speakers list for the meeting with faculty.
File contains reports, correspondence, briefs, presentations, and drafts of the university act and charter application.
File contains congratulatory letters and cards received by President Dave Marshall from well-wishers after Nipissing University received its charter.
File contains letters of acknowledgement and thanks sent by President Dave Marshall to supporters of Nipissing's successful university charter bid.
File contains memoranda, correspondence, minutes (of meetings of the Charter Advisory Committee, Academic Planning Committee, and administrative staff meetings), agendas, news clippings, Senate attendance records, reports, notes, organizational charts, and copies of the "Submission to the Ontario Council on University Affairs requesting degree granting powers" (1990) and "Nipissing University College's Capital Facilities Plan 1989-94."
File documents preparations for Nipissing University's charter celebration on April 3, 1993 by the Charter Party Committee. File contains correspondence, minutes, meeting agendas, schedules, speeches, and notes.
File contains articles written by President Dave Marshall regarding the charter and Nipissing's 25th anniversary celebrations, as well as comments to the Ontario Council on University Affairs and an article in <i>The Weekender</i> about the charter application.
File documents the preparation of the presentation, and contains correspondence and notes.