Meeting minutes, July 25, 1963 – June 23, 1964
Scope and Contents
The collection is composed of materials related to the administration and operation of the Maryland Board of Trustees of the State Universities and Colleges, previously called the Board of Trustees of the State Colleges. The materials date from 1963 to 1988, and include meeting minutes, annual reports, policies and procedures, memoranda, reports, programs, and other items. The bulk of the collection is comprised of the meeting minutes, which reveal the legislative process of the Board, which at times was confronted with conflicting challenges and obligations during times of reorganization and uncertainty. Included are matters relating to appointments and separations, budgets, enrollment, racial integration, capital projects, campus planning, graduate and undergraduate programs, salaries, and tuition fees. A number of the materials relating specifically to Towson University include a report in the meeting minutes of February 21, 1966 concerning integration at the college, a project booklet entitled “Program and Campus Plan, Towson State College, Towson, Maryland,” as well as an address given to the Board during the meeting of January 7, 1971 by the then Towson State College President, James L. Fisher.
- Creation: July 25, 1963 – June 23, 1964
From the Record Group: 3.75 Linear Feet
Language of Materials
Includes the agenda for the initial meeting of the newly formed Board of Trustees of the State Colleges.