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Sidney A. Guralnick papers, 1976-1982

Identifier: 022.01.02

Eight binders of memos and correspondence of Sidney A. Guralnick during his tenure as Illinois Institute of Technology's first provost (January 1976-August 1982). In a memo from Guralnick dated 12/6/1979, titled "What Do Deans Really Do?", he himself described his work as consisting mainly of budgetary preparations, campus planning, faculty selection, and optimization of resources. Guralnick's papers show his active involvement in dealing with faculty grievances, including tenure matters, setting standards for faculty promotion, and announcing various important academic hires and innovations.


  • Creation: 1976-1982


Language of Materials

Records are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Available for Research

Collection Size

8 Boxes


Materials were sent to IIT archives on July 9, 2012 by Dr. Guralnick, Perlstein Distinguished Professor of Engineering Emeritus, Civil & Architectural Engineering.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Formerly 2012.024


Mindy C. Pugh, Assistant University Archivist

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