Illinois Institute of Technology. Commission on the Future of IIT
The Commission on the Future of IIT was initially covened in late 1975 by IIT President Thomas L. Martin as a collection of 11 task forces assigned different aspects of IIT to study, with a report planning the future of the university delivered in September, 1976. The Commission was again convened by Martin in 1985 (COMFIIT 85), with recommendations delievered in 1986.
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
COMFIIT collection, 1976 -1985
Description of the Collection
Materials related to the Commission on the Future of IIT (COMFIIT) which was active ca. 1976 and again ca. 1985.
Dates: 1976 -1985
Melvin T. Tracht papers, 1970-1982
Description of the Collection Records of Melvin T. Tracht, Treasurer of Illinois Institute of Technology in his role as a member of the Illinois Institute of Technology and IIT Research Institute Boards of Trustees. Bulks with financial materials including budgets, balance sheets, and annual reports. IIT-related files include executive committee reports, financial committee materials, bylaws and resolutions. Other topics include Crystal Lake property, endowment funds, Institute of Gas Technology, enrollment, tuition,...
Dates: 1970-1982; Majority of material found within 1976-1977
Partnership in the Future: The Refounding of IIT to Serve an Evolving Society collection, 1977
Description of the Collection Copies of document entitled "Partnership in the Future: the Refounding of IIT to serve an Evolving Society." The document served as the basis of IIT's $100 million development program and was crafted in response to the COMFIIT [Commission on the Future of IIT] report. Also present are carbon copies of a cover letter by IIT President Thomas L. Martin, Jr., dated either October 28, 1977 or November 1, 1977, which was sent with the report to various important donors/supporters of IIT, asking...