Overview

Title: Records of the President of the University of Nevada, Reno, Marc A. Johnson
Creator(s): Johnson, Marc A.
Collection Number: AC 0520
Dates (inclusive): 2011-2017
Physical Extent: 1.75 cubic feet (3 boxes)
Preferred Citation note: Records of the President of the University of Nevada, Reno, Marc A. Johnson, AC 0520. University Archives, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Reno.
Repository: University of Nevada, Reno. University Archives
Permanent Link: http://dewey.library.unr.edu/xtf/view?docId=ead/AC 0520-ead.xml

Historical Note

The president is the chief administrative officer of the University of Nevada Reno. Duties and responsibilities are prescribed by the Board of Regents. The president may be assisted in the conduct of the duties of the office by vice-presidents and other administrators. The president may also establish and appoint boards and committees.

The Nevada System of Higher Education’s Board of Regents appointed Dr. Marc Johnson to serve as the 16th president of the University of Nevada, Reno on April 20, 2012. Johnson had previously served as interim president, executive vice president, and provost at the University since 2008. During his tenure, President Johnson has overseen a period of substantial growth in student enrollment, faculty research and campus improvements.

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Scope and Content

The Records of the President of the University of Nevada, Reno, March A. Johnson include inauguration material, correspondence, presentations, a booklet about the UNR Living Learning Community, a summary report about the Fire Science Academy, and a report about the Davidson Academy of Nevada. There is a DVD of the inauguration ceremony, featuring the University's symphony orchestra, conducted by Jason Altieri; and a solo by Albert Lee of the Music Department. Dignitaries in attendance included past Presidents Joseph Crowley and John Lilley, along with Chancellor Daniel Klaich and Dr. David Zeh of the Faculty Senate.

Restrictions

Collection is open for research. Materials must be used on-site; advance notice suggested. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Periodic transfers from the Office of the President, including July 2013; April 2014; some marketing material from University Events in 2012. Emeritus professor Neal Ferguson donated the Retired Faculty Association records in 2017.

Separated Materials

Photographs transferred to the University Archives Photo Archives as collection number UNRA-P3603.

Related Archival Materials note

Related archival materials held by University Archives:

University Archives Biographical Files (AC 0473)

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Arrangement note

  • Arranged in the following series: 1) Inauguration Material; 2) Correspondence; 3) Presentations; 4) Academics; 5) Writings, Event Flyers, and Newspaper Clippings; 6) Administrative Material.

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Index Terms

This collection is indexed under the following headings in the online catalog of the University Libraries, University of Nevada, Reno. Researchers wishing to find related materials are encouraged to use the following index terms:

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Administrative Information

Collection processed by Betty Glass, May 29, 2015. Finding aid prepared by Betty Glass, May 29, 2015. , September 2017. This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on March 26, 2018.

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Detailed Description of the Records

Series 1: Inauguration Material, September-November 2012 (11 folders)

Series 1 consists of material related to the inauguration of President Marc Johnson, including his speech and certificates of congratulations from Senator Harry Reid and various university presidents.

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Invitations, programs, etc.
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2
Inaugural Address and DVD of the Inauguration, September 28, 2012
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3
Coffin and Keys letter, undated
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4
Congratulatory Certificates and Letters: Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges, Idaho State University, undated
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5
Congratulatory Certificates: Indiana University of Pennsylvania - University of Idaho, undated
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6
Congratulatory Certificates: University of Maryland/Baltimore County - University of Pennsylvania, undated
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7
Congratulatory Certificates: University of Rhode Island - Virginia Commonwealth University, undated
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Congratulatory Certificates: Virginia State University - William Marsh Rice University, undated
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9
Certificate of Commendation: U.S. Senator Harry Reid, undated
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10
Congratulatory Certificate: University of Maine, November 16, 2012
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11
Congratulatory Certificate: University of New Orleans, undated

Series 2: Correspondence, 2011-2017 (1 folder)

Series 2 consists of correspondence during President Johnson's administration.

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12
Correspondence, 2011-2017

Series 3: Presentations, 2011-2014 (15 folders)

Series 3 consists of transcriptions of various presentations delivered by President Johnson during his administration

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13
Annual UNR Foundation Banquet, September 22, 2011
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14
Moving Forward - State of the University Address, 2011
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15
UNR Town Hall Meeting: Our Quality Is Our Strength, February 7, 2013
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16
Nevada Mining Association Meeting Remarks, March 14, 2013
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17
Reno City Council Meeting: PUD Zone Request, March 27, 2013
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18
Commencement, UNR's 123rd Baccalaureate Ceremony: Podium script, May 17, 2013
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19
Commencement, UNR's 123rd Advanced Degree Ceremony: Podium script and president's script, May 17, 2013
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20
Commencement, UNR 123rd Baccalaureate Ceremony: Saturday President's script and podium script, May 18, 2013
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21
New Student Opening Ceremony: President's script, August 23, 2013
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22
Commencement, UNR 124th Baccalaureate Ceremony: Script, May 16, 2014
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23
William N. Pennington Student Achievement Center Groundbreaking program, June 10, 2014
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24
State of the University Address: "Maximizing our Momentum: Building on Institutional Success" (2 versions), September 17, 2014
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25
Winter Commencement Ceremony: Podium scripts, December 8, 2012-December 6, 2014
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26
Board of Regents Presentation notes, circa 2013
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27
DVD: Milton D. Glick portrait unveiling and ballroom naming ceremony, May 14, 2013

Series 4: Academics, 2011-2013 (2 folders)

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American Council on Education 25-year membership certificate, June 26, 2013
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UNR Living Learning Community: A Progressive Development in Student Housing, September 1, 2011

Series 5: Writings, Event Flyers and Newspaper Clippings, 2011-2016 (4 folders)

Series 5 consists of miscellaneous items related to President Johnson's administration, including his columns in Nevada Silver & Blue, newspaper clippings, and campus event flyers.

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Constitution Day Programming flyer, September 17, 2013
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3
Newspaper clippings and articles, 2011-2017
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4
Campus events and athletics marketing material (one CD), 2012-2016
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5
Nevada Silver and Blue columns, 2012-2015

Series 6: Administrative Material, 2011-2017 (4 folders)

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Contents
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6
Davidson Academy of Nevada: Governing Board Meeting, May 16, 2011
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7
Fire Science Academy: Elko Readiness Center Legislative Summary, November 2011
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Contents
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Event Planning, 2011-2013
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2
Retired Faculty Association, 2015-2017