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00. Physical & Legal Structure

 Record Group
Identifier: 00
Records created externally and internally that relate directly to the foundational structure of the university, from establishing the school as an agency of the State of Texas to acquiring physical property and setting a legal structure in which to operate.

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Board of Regents meeting agendas

Identifier: 01.300-Agendas

The Board of Regents is responsible for the general control and management of the universities in the system. Materials from their quarterly meetings consist of agenda, general motions, committee reports from curriculum, planning and construction, finance, rules and regulations, minority enhancement, other business.

Dates: 1993-2016

Board of Regents rules and regulations

Identifier: 01.300-002

The Board of Regents is responsible for the general control and management of the universities in the system. The policies in the Regents' rules apply to each school in the system, including Texas State University.

Dates: 1980-2019

Budget and financial reports

Identifier: 03.200-200-001

This collection ties together the many different types of budget and financial reports Texas State University produces. Materials include recommended budgets, operating budgets, salary reports, financial reports mandated by the State of Texas.

Dates: 1929-2022

Constituting documents of Texas State University

Identifier: 01.100-StateTX

This collection includes drafts of the House Bill 696 of the 26th Regular Session of the Texas Legislature (1899), which founded the normal school in San Marcos, Texas that is now Texas State University. It also includes copies of consitutional documents from the Texas State Library and Archives Commission.

Dates: 1899-1901, 2003

Department of Political Science accreditation records for the National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration

Identifier: 03.200-100-NASPAA

Records related to National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration (NASPAA) accreditation process for Texas State University Master of Public Administration program.

Dates: 1976-2009

President's Report to the Board of Regents

Identifier: 21.300-President's-ReportBOR

Administrative reports from the President of Southwest Texas State University (presently Texas State University) to the university system's Board of Regents. After 1993, the President’s Reports merged into Board of Regents meeting agendas.

Dates: 1969-1993

Southwest Texas State University Operating Letters

Identifier: 04.100-SWTOL

Materials consist of the first university wide policies called Southwest Texas operating letters (SWTOL) which were superseded by UPPS (University policy and procedure statements). University Archives houses the cancelled and older iterations of policies for historical/preservation purposes, and maintains older working files for current policies. Patrons requesting official policies should contact University Planning and Assessment.

Dates: 1970s - 1980s

University policy and procedure statement records

Identifier: 04.100-UPPS
Scope and Contents

Official records of the creation and maintenance of university policy files. Materials consist of updated or cancelled University policy and procedure statements (UPPS). The first polices were labeled as SWTOL (Southwest Texas operating letters) and were replaced by UPPS.

Arranged numerically by UPPS number. Reference materials with no policy number are in the beginning of the first box (moving expense policy, timeine for review and update, UPPS XX.XX.XX state publication).

Dates: circa 1990s - 2019