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RG 05. Administrative Divisions

 Record Group
Identifier: RG 05
Records of divisions primarily concerned with the general business and service aspects of the college.

Found in 43 Collections and/or Records:

Food Service

Identifier: RG 05-5.35
Scope and Contents

Records of the Berea College Food Service including notices, student and staff regulations, and historical items.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1920-

Forest Department

Identifier: RG 05-5.20
Abstract In 1897, Berea College initiated a forestry effort—the same year as the Forest Reserve Organic Act and the first College forestry degree programs in the United States began. The effort was initiated by Professor Silas C. Mason with the goals of (1) offering general forestry education for students and (2) obtaining a source of wood and income for the College. Today, the Department manages 8,000 acres of forest land and offers both classes and outreach programs related to forestry. Education...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1905-

General Faculty Records

Identifier: RG 05-5.01

All non-student employees of Berea College are members of the General Faculty, and thus, all non-student employees are eligible for committee service. Because of the size of the General Faculty, the General Faculty Assembly, a smaller body of representatives, serves as the voting body (College Catalog, 2017).

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1895-

Human Resources

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG 05-5.31

Human Resources at Berea College offers professional human resource services to the College community. The department’s mission is to improve, implement and sustain programs and processes that add value to the College and its employees. The department's goal is to assist our leaders in identifying, hiring, developing, and supporting people who are dedicated to the success of the College and its students

Dates: Other: 1947-

Information Technology Department

Identifier: RG 05-5.07

Records and materials of Berea College's Information Technology Department

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1971-

Labor Program Office

Identifier: RG 05-5.24

Records of the Labor Program Office include reports, notices, manuals, correspondence, materials documenting the history and policis of the student labor program, and conference materials.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1893

Ladies Board of Care

Identifier: RG 05-5.36
Abstract In 1866, the Berea College Board of Trustees appointed a Ladies Board of Care (though no explicit authority or budget accompanied the appointment). The goal of the Ladies Board of Care was to protect the college from negative publicity and it achieved this by writing regulations and meting out punishments on all infractions relating to female students. It also focused on teaching the women of the college appropriate etiquette, monitored social privileges of the women in the boarding hall,...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1866-1903

News Bureau and Public Relations Photographic Archives

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG 05-5.23PA
Scope and Contents

The basis of the collection came from over 65 record boxes of negatives, slides, contact sheets, and prints of the Berea College News Bureau deposited with the archives by Berea College Public Relations between 1986 and 2012.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: Majority of material found within 1975 - 2007

News Bureau Vertical Files

Identifier: RG 05-5.23VF

News releases, articles and write ups of the Berea College News Bureau.

Dates: Other: Majority of material found in 1965-1979

Office for Operations and Sustainability

Identifier: RG 05-5.41
Abstract The Office of Operations and Sustainability provides strategic direction to a diverse portfolio of auxiliary businesses, campus operations and professional services, The office also directs the College’s sustainability strategies and initiatives and coordinates community and governmental relations. The Office is comprised of the following: Auxiliary Businesses: Student Crafts Industries*, Log House Craft Gallery, SCOTS (Student Crafts on the Square), Berea College Store*, College Rental...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1907-