UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

UWRF Series 28: Chancellor’s Office, Merger, 1971
UWRF Series 28 Collection Inventory

Chancellor’s Office
Merger, 1971
Arrangement: Chronological within alphabetical filing unit
Quantity: 1 box

Collection Summary: This series contains papers concerning the merger of the University of Wisconsin and the Wisconsin State University System into the University of Wisconsin System. The correspondence file consists mostly of bulletins, guidelines, bills, and merger statements. The press coverage file highlights the controversy surrounding the proposed merger and the opposition expressed toward merger by the Wisconsin State Universities.

Box/Folder Contents, Years
1/1 Comparison of pending merger legislation, June 1971
1/2 Correspondence concerning merger, March-December 1971
1/3 Merger Information Booklet belonging to George R. Field. Includes: existing statutes; Governor’s budget bill; Governor’s policy position; questions to consider regarding merger; discussion items, 1971
1/4 Partial organization plan, March 1971
1/5 Position statements and legislative proposals, 1971
1/6 Press coverage, February-September 1971