Samuel A. Kirkpatrick papers
02.SK

Summary Information

Repository
Eastern Michigan University Archives
Creator
Kirkpatrick, Samuel
Title
Samuel A. Kirkpatrick papers
ID
02.SK
Date [inclusive]
2000-2004
Extent
3.6 Linear feet 3 record center cartons, 1 archives box, 2 folders
Language
English
Abstract
Samuel A. Kirkpatrick was the 19th president of Eastern Michigan University, serving from 2000 through 2004. The Samuel A. Kirkpatrick papers include documentation from his inauguration, outreach programs and events on campus, campus development and proposals, and the Presidents Council, State Universities of Michigan Board Meetings. Records date from 2000 to 2004.

Preferred Citation note

Please cite materials from the University Archives in the following manner: Item. Collection Title. Eastern Michigan University Archives.

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Biographical Note

Samuel A. Kirkpatrick was the nineteenth president of Eastern Michigan University serving from 2000 to 2004. Before arriving at Eastern Micigan University, Kirkpatrick earned a bachelor's degree in education from Shippensburg University and his masters and Ph.D. in political science from Pennsylvania State University. In the years following, from 1970 to 1990, Kirkpatrick was employed as faculty by several colleges and universities, most notably as the head of the Political Science Department at Texas A&M University and later the Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Arizona State University. Kirkpatrick was the fourth president of the University of Texas at San Antonio. During his nine years at UTSA, from 1990 to 1999, Kirkpatrick oversaw major expansion at the school, including building projects, degree programs and enrollment.

While serving as President at EMU, Kirkpatrick developed a comprehensive strategic development plan and regorganized the University's leadership by creating the position of Vice-President for Advancement, as well as a new chief officer of information. He also made certain to gain re-addcreditation for the University. Extending academics on campus was also an important goal of Kirkpatricks, and he supported many new graduate and undergraduate programs, including the introductions of a Ph.D. in technology and clinical psychology. He pushed for a larger presidents house, stating more space would be better suited for holding events and fundraisers at the home; the cost to complete this renovation is estimated at 6 million dollars.

Kirkpatrick resigned from Eastern Michigan University in 2004.

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Scope and Contents

The Samuel Kirkpatrick papers contain information about Kirkpatrick's term as president of Eastern Michigan University, 2000-2004. This includes but is not limited to faculty meeting minutes, new faulty orientation, faculty excellence awards, outreach programs and events on campus, EMU's relationship with Washtenaw County, campus proposals and initiatives, and Kirkpatrick's inauguration.

The collection is divded into three series: Inauguration,  Office of the President Administrative Files and  Publicity and Outreach. The series Office of the President Administrative Files includes nine sub-series of Colleges and Faculty, Campus Events, Presidents Council, State Universities of Michigan Board Meetings, Academic Administration, Washtenaw Development Council, Portal Symposium, E-Learning Work Group, E-Procurement File, and Networking Group. Files are physically arranged in chronological order, as they were transferred to the University Arhives from the Office of the President.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Eastern Michigan University Archives 2013 April 9

Halle Library, Room 310
Ypsilanti, Michigan, 48197
734-487-2673
lib_archives@emich.edu

Revision Description

 Revisions by Alexis Braun Marks, University Archivist 2013 October 2, 2014 April 14

Conditions Governing Access note

Researchers are asked to request materials 24 hours prior to visiting the the University Archives.

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Related Materials

Related Archival Materials note

For more information on Samuel Kirkpatrick, please see the Biographical and Photograph files in the University Archives.

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Controlled Access Headings

Subject(s)

  • Administration
  • College administrators
  • College presidents
  • Eastern Michigan University

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Collection Inventory

Inauguration 2000 

Box Folder

Address 2000 October 20 

4 1

Ceremony Script and Operations 2001 

1 1

Certificates of Congratulations 2001 

1 2-6

Clippings 2001 

1 7-8

Inaugural Address 2001 

1 9

Letters of Congratulations 2001 


    FlatFile Drawer
Mixed materials   B-7 B-7
    FlatFile Drawer
Mixed materials   B-5 B-5
    Box Folder
Mixed materials (32307024756992)   1 10

Box Folder

Letters of Regret 2001 

1 11

Memorabilia 2001 

1 12

Miscellaneous 2001 

1 13

Photographs 2001 

1 14

Press Packets 2001 

1 15

Programs and Invitations 2001 

1 16

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Office of the President Administrative Files 2001-2004 

Colleges and Faculty 2002-2004 

Box Folder

Psychology Clinic Open House 2002 January 23 

1 25

Music Therapy 25th Anniversary Reception 2002 February 16 

1 29

Employee Recognition Program 2002 March 20 

2 1

Celebration of Faculty Excellence 2002 March 20 

2 2

New Faculty Orientation 2002 August 28 

2 19

New Graduate Assistant Orientation 2002 August 30 

2 20

CoT Fall Faculty Meeting 2002 August 30 

2 21

CHHS Fall Faculty Meeting 2002 August 30 

2 22

CoB Fall Meeting 2002 August 30 

2 23

CoE Fall Faculty Meeting 2002 September 3 

2 24

CAS Fall Faculty Meeting 2002 September 3 

2 25

CAS, Sponberg Theatre Fall 2002 

2 26

CoB Fall Faculty Meeting 2002 September 6 

2 27

CoB Meeting 2002 September 6 

2 28

Fall Faculty Meeting 2002 

2 29

Fall Meeting, Eagle Crest Conf. Center Fall 2002 

2 30

Teaching Excellence Awards 2003 January 17 

2 36

Faculty Excellence Awards 2003 March 26 

2 47

CoE Alumni Hall of Fame Dinner 2003 March 28 

2 50

Office Professionals Day Luncheon 2003 April 23 

2 53

New Student Orientation Program 2003 August 30 

2 68

New Faculty Orientation 2003 August 27 

2 65

CoT Fall Faculty Meeting 2003 August 29 

2 66

CHHS Fall Faculty Meeting 2003 August 29 

2 67

CoE Fall Faculty Conference 2003 September 2 

2 70

Fall Faculty Meeting 2003 

2 69

CAS Fall Faculty Meeting 2003 September 2 

2 71

CoB Fall Faculty Meeting 2003 September 5 

2 72

Faculty Excellence Awards 2004 March 24 

3 12

Faculty Lunch 2004 April 15 

3 18

Office Professionals Day Welcome 2004 April 21 

3 20

Teachers Job Fair Welcome 2004 April 21 

3 21

Economic Impact Study Group 

4 2

Campus Events 2001-2004 

Box Folder

Welcoming Remarks, All Campus Picnic 2001 September 17 

1 20

Commuter Center Ribbon Cutting 2002 March 7 

1 32

Graduate Research Fair 2002 March 18 

1 36

Salute to Excellence Breakfast 2002 March 21 

1 37

Student Gold Medallion Awards 2002 March 19 

1 38

Founders Week Activities 2002 March 18-22 

2 3

Plymouth Kiwanis Club Lunch 2002 March 28 

2 4

Geography/Geology Award Program 2002 April 2 

2 6

Nonprofit Excellence Awards Ceremony 2002 May 22 

2 12

Elderwise 10th Anniversary 2002 June 7 

2 14

Nonprofit Summit 2002 August 27 

2 18

Graduate Coordinators Welcome 2002 November 20 

2 32

WMU at EMU 2003 February 25 

2 40

Honors Award Ceremony 2003 March 12 

2 42

Graduate Research Fair Dinner 2003 March 24 

2 44

Student Gold Medallion Awards 2003 March 25 

2 45

Salute to Excellence Week 2003 March 24-28 

2 46

Mary Sue Coleman Inauguration 2003 March 27 

2 48

Undergraduate Symposium Luncheon 2003 March 28 

2 49

Phi Kappa Phi Initiation Banquet 2003 April 2 

2 51

MCC Student Civic Engagement Conference 2003 April 5 

2 52

Blvd. Temple Cont. Center/ EMU Partnership Celebration 2003 April 29 

2 54

Celebration of School Outreach 2003 May 8 

2 55

Walk for Women's Athletics 2003 May 10 

2 56

Forbes Yacht Party 2003 June 4 

2 58

EMU Football Golf Outing 2003 June 6 

2 59

Friends of Wrestling Golf Outing 2003 June 30 

2 62

AAACVB Annual Recognition Dinner 2003 July 8 

2 64

All-Campus Picnic 2003 September 17 

2 75

Student Athlete Adv. Council Kickoff 2003 September 8 

2 73

Fall Convocation 2003 September 26 

2 80

Freshman Convocation of Excellence 2003 October 11 

2 81

Washtenaw 100 Club Fall Dinner Meeting 2003 October 22 

2 82

United Nations Day 2003 October 24 

2 84

Call to Serve Program 2003 November 4 

2 85

Library Bookplate Reception 2003 November 13 

2 89

Celebration of Student Writing 2003 December 3 

2 91

Wrestling Letter-Winner Reunion 2004 January 9 

2 93

Foundation Scholarship Reception 2004 January 20 

2 94

Lecturers Outstanding Tch. Award Lunch 2004 February 20 

3 3

Declaration of Independence Reception 2004 March 15 

3 6

Colors in Harmony 2004 March 20 

3 7

Jazz Benefit Dinner Dance 2004 March 20 

3 8

Graduate Research Fair Dinner 2004 March 22 

3 9

Student Gold Medallion Awards 2004 March 23 

3 10

Employee Recognition Program 2004 March 24 

3 11

Student Affairs Staff Gold Medallions 2004 March 25 

3 13

Undergraduate Symposium Luncheon 2004 March 26 

3 14

Phi Kappa Phi Initiation Banquet 2004 March 31 

3 15

Meeting with BSU/NAACP Students 2004 April 14 

3 17

Plymouth Rotary Club 2004 April 16 

3 19

Willow Run 60th Anniversary Opening Ceremony 2004 May 14 

3 24

Presidents Council, State Universities of Michigan Board Meetings 2003-2004 

Box Folder

 2003 January 30 

2 39

 2003 June 25 

2 61

 2003 June 25 

2 63

 2003 September 23 

2 78

 2003 November 12 

2 86-88

 2004 April 13 

3 16

 2004 June 23 

3 25

 2004 August 14 

4 3

 2004 October 7 

3 26

Conference Call 2003 December 5 

2 92

Conference Call 2004 January 26 

3 1

Conference Call 2004 April 26 

3 22

Academic Administration 2002-2004 

Box Folder

Academic Service Learning Conference 2002 February 8 

1 28

Senate Higher Education Subcommittee Dinner 2002 March 7 

1 31

Senate Higher Education Subcommittee Dinner 2002 March 8 

1 33-34

The Forum Club 2002 March 11 

1 35

Washtenaw Work/Life Consortium 2002 

2 7

MASCO Graduation 2002 April 20 

2 8

House Appropriations Testimony 2002 April 24 

2 9

Boaz Cheboiywo House Resolution 2002 April 24 

2 10

Board of Regents Interim Report 2002 August 

2 17

FY 2004 Budget Development 2002 November 

2 33

EMU Economic Impact Study Group Presentation 2002 December 

2 35

Board of Regents 2003 January 21 

2 37

President's Report 2003 March 18 

2 43

St. Joe Community Health Board 2003 May 14 

2 57

Board of Regents President's Report 2003 June 17 

2 60

President's Report to the Board 2003 September 16 

2 74

President's Merienda 2003 September 18 

2 76

State of the University Address 2003 September 23 

2 79

MICUPA-HR Conference 2003 October 23 

2 83

President's Report to the Board 2003 December 2 

2 90

Ann Arbor Chamber Morning Edition 2004 January 21 

2 95

Classroom Upgrade Project 2004 February 5 

3 2

EMU Tuition Pledge 2004 Februray 24 

3 4

Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on HE 2004 February 27 

3 5

MASCO Graduation 2004 May 1 

3 23

Annual Report 2002 

4 4

Leadership EMU Executive Summary 2002 

4 5

Resignation 2004 

4 6

Washtenaw Development Council 2001-2002 

Box Folder

Annual Meeting 2001 April 26 

1 17

Fast Track Breakfast 2001 May 10 

1 18

Branding Task Force 2001 July 16 

1 19

Branding Task Force 2001 September 27 

1 21

Presidents Council Meeting 2002 January 8 

1 24

Fundraising 2002 January 28 

1 27

Board of Directors Meetings 2001-2002 

Box Folder

 2001 October 25 

1 22

 2001 November 15 

1 23

 2002 January 24 

1 26

 2002 February 28 

1 30

 2002 March 28 

2 5

 2002 April 25 

2 11

 2002 May 23 

2 13

 2002 June 27 

2 15

 2002 August 22 

2 16

 2002 October 24 

2 31

 2002 December 19 

2 34

 2003 January 23 

2 38

 2003 February 27 

2 41
Box Folder

Investor's Directory 2001 

4 7

Portal Symposium 2000 November 6-7 

Box Folder

Dr. Norris Biography and Contract 

3 27

Dr. Norris Agendas 

3 28

Dr. Norris Visit 

3 29

Strategic Initiatives 

3 30-31

MINI Portal Symposium 

3 32

Applications, Layer Working Group 

3 33

Portal Symposium Correspondence 2000 

3 34

E-Learning Work Group 

Box Folder

Agreement 2000 

3 35

Clippings 

3 36

Correspondence 

3 37

Meeting Minutes and Notes 

3 38

E- Procurement File 

Box Folder

Correspondence 2000 

3 39

Meeting Minutes and Notes 

3 40

Technical Overview and Information 

3 41

Vendor Evaluation 

3 42

Networking Group 

Box Folder

Campuswide Email Initiative 2000-2002 

3 43

Clippings 

3 44

The College View of ICT 

3 45

Correspondence 2000-2001 

3 46

DataServ Inc. Services Proposal 

3 47

Meeting Minutes and Notes 2000-2001 

3 48
Box Folder

CIO Position Classifications 2001 

3 49

Technology Budget 2000 

3 50

Evaluating Technology Initiatives 

Box
3
Folder
51

EMU-Online Proposals and Ideas 2001 

3 52

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Publicity and Outreach 

Box Folder

Clippings 2000-2004 

4 8-9

Invitations and Cards 2000-2004 

4 10

Memos 2000-2003 

4 11

News Releases 2000-2004 

4 12

Speeches 2003 

4 13

VHS Tape of Press Conferece 

4 14

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