Records of the Rutgers University Dean of Student Affairs (Earle W. Clifford, Jr.), 1952-1973, 1963-1972 (bulk)

Rutgers University Dean of Student Affairs


21 ; u. ft (62 manuscript boxes).
The records contain reports, memos, meeting minutes, drafts of published articles and papers presented at conferences, and personal and professional correspondence -- Includes information on students regarding fees, commencement, education programs, food services, counseling, discipline, drug use, financial aid, equal opportunity, health services, freshman relations, and fraternities. There are also records on school committees and other deans in these student areas. The general correspondence folders include letters of students, parents, prospective students, and personnel.
As Dean of Student Affairs, Earle W. Clifford organized and coordinated all nonacademic activities and programs at Rutgers University. The position Dean of Men was created in 1925 and evolved through several administrative structures and under different names. Clifford came to the position July 1, 1963 and retired June 30, 1972. He served Rutgers in a variety of roles including Dean and later Vice President of Student Affairs, as well as in the Rutgers College Sociology Department. Clifford oversaw and witnessed great changes during his tenure at Rutgers, which coincided with many national social struggles on such issues as coeducation, affirmative action, racial tensions, anti-war protests, and drug use.
Rutgers University. Dean of Student Affairs (Earle W. Clifford). Records, 1952-1973 (RG 15/F2), Special Collections and University Archives, Rutgers University Libraries.
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