11.7 cubic feet (23 boxes) Collection ID: C654
The Board of Trustees was established in 1820 with the founding of Indiana Seminary, and the first president was appointed in 1829. These presidents' reports to the Board of Trustees date from 1881-1949 and include recommendations, financial statements, correspondence, and other documents pertaining to various construction projects, academic department needs and developments, student welfare, finances, and the overall management of the university. The collection also includes one volume of reports (1902-1914) from Indiana University to the state Legislative Visiting Committee.
114 cubic feet (114 boxes) Collection ID: C44
The Indiana University Board of Trustees serve as the governing board of the University. Created in 1820, its powers include the capacity to possess all the real and personal property of the university, to allocate the income of the university, and to create or approve all rules necessary to carry these powers into effect. This collection contains agendas, correspondence and reports which support the discussion generated at the official Trustee meetings.
17.4 cubic feet Collection ID: C218
The Indiana University Trustees serve as the governing board of the university. Created in 1820, the current Board meets six times per year. Among the Board's powers are their capacity to possess all the real and personal property of the university; to expend the income of the university; and to all bylaws necessary to carry these powers into effect. The minutes in this collection include official acts, resolutions, policies, agreements, and other business pertaining to the governance of Indiana University between 1838-1859 and 1883-2017.