A Guide to the Record Group Vertical Files, 1960s-present Record Group Vertical Files VerticalFile.005

Record Group Vertical Files, 1960s-present

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Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
VerticalFile.005
Title
Record Group Vertical Files, 1960s-present
Physical Characteristics
50.4 Cubic Feet 36 boxes
Language
English

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from Record Group Vertical Files must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: [Item-specific information], Record Group Vertical Files, Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Acquisition Information

Newman Library staff began collection materials for vertical files during the 1960s. Special Collections staff add to existing files and continue to create new files as the need arises.


Scope and Content

In general, vertical files at Special Collections include newspaper clippings, photocopies, ephemera, unpublished and/or informal publications, and other papers relating to a specific subject area. Files in this collection relate to Virginia Tech and its history. Topics may include, but are not limited to, colleges and departments, student organizations, administrative offices, centers and other campus units, and athletics.

Arrangement

Vertical files in this collection are arranged by record group. Within each record group, files are arranged by subgroup.

Related Material

Please note: Vertical files do not include official records of the university. For more information about official records in the University Archives, consult the online guide or contact Special Collections.

Related Vertical Files:
Blacksburg Vertical Files
Montgomery County/Christiansburg Vertical Files
Southwest Virginia Vertical Files
Biographical Vertical Files (mostly relating to Virginia Tech and/or local history)
Virginia Tech and Local History Mounted Clippings (precursor to the vertical files, with materials dating back to the 1870s)

Separated Material

The Library Newsletter, "Newman News" has been separated to Rare Books.


Index Terms

    Subjects:

  • Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College
  • Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
  • Women -- History

Contents List

Record Group 1 - Board of Visitors
Scope and Content

RG 1 may include
Bylaws
Citations for Meritorious Service [see also RG 6/4/3a]

  • RG 1 - Board of Visitors (Information)
  • RG 1 - Board of Visitors (Publications)
  • RG 1/2 - Unofficial Minutes, Correspondence, and Supporting Materials
  • RG 1/3 - Committees of the Board
  • RG 1/4 - Individual Members of the Board
  • RG 1/5 - Administration and Governance Structure
  • RG 1/9 - Student Board Members
  • RG 1/11 - William Preston Society
Record Group 2 - Office of the President
  • RG 2 - Office of the President (Information)
  • RG 2 - Office of the President (Publications)
  • RG 2/1 - C. L. C. Minor, 1872-1879
  • RG 2/2 - John L. Buchanan, 1880-1881
  • RG 2/3 - Thomas N. Conrad, 1882-1886
    Scope and Content

    RG 2/3 may include
    Conrad Memorial Tablet

  • RG 2/4 - L. L. Lomax, 1886-1891
  • RG 2/5 - John M. McBryde, 1891-1907
  • RG 2/6 - Paul B. Barringer, 1907-1913
  • RG 2/7 - Joseph D. Eggleston, 1913-1919
  • RG 2/8 - Julian Burruss, 1919-1945
  • RG 2/9 - John R. Hutcheson, 1945-1947
    Scope and Content

    RG 2/9 may include
    Agricultural Conference Board

  • RG 2/10 - Walter S. Newman, 1947-1962
  • RG 2/11 - T. Marshall Hahn, Jr., 1962-1974
    Scope and Content

    RG 2/11 may include
    Committee for Excellence in Teaching [see also RG 29/3]

  • RG 2/12 - William E. Lavery, 1975-1987
    • RG 2/12/1b - General Memoranda
    • RG 2/12/2 - Retirees' Program
  • RG 2/13 - Paul E. Torgersen (Interim President), 1987-1988
  • RG 2/14 - James D. McComas, 1988-1994
    • RG 2/14/1 - News Articles
    • RG 2/14/2b - Other Memoranda
    • RG 2/14/3 - Inauguration
  • RG 2/15 - Paul E. Torgersen, 1994-2000
  • RG 2/16 - Charles Steger, 2000-2014
  • RG 2/17 - Timothy Sands, 2014-present
    Scope and Content

    RG 2/17 may include
    Beyond Boundaries

Record Group 3 - Office of the Vice-President [obsolete, July 1966]
Scope and Content

See also RG 4-8, RG 21, RG 25, RG 29, and RG 35 for other Vice Presidents.

  • RG 3/1 - Walter S. Newman, 1946-47
  • RG 3/2 - C. Clement French, 1949-50
  • RG 3/3 - Louis A. Pardue, 1950-1963
Record Group 4 - Office of the Executive Vice President [obsolete, July 1, 1974]
Scope and Content

The position of Executive Vice President was established in 1968 as a result of the reorganization of the University's top-level administration. The office was not filled when Executive Vice President William Lavery was appointed President. In 1987, Minnis E. Ridenour became Executive Vice President and Chief Business Officer.

  • RG 4 - Office of the Executive Vice President (Information and Publications)
  • RG 4/1 - Warren Brandt, 1968-1969
Record Group 5 - Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost
Administrative History

The Office of Vice-President of Academic Affairs was established in 1966. The title changed to Provost by the Board of Visitors on November 5, 1976. It evolved into the Senior Vice President and Provost, and in 2015, it became the Executive Vice President and Provost.

  • RG 5 - Office of Executive Vice President and Provost (Information)
  • RG 5 - Office of Executive Vice President and Provost (Publications)
  • RG 5/1 - Executive Vice President and Provost
    • RG 5/1 - Provost (Information)
    • RG 5/1 - Provost (Publications)
    • RG 5/1a - State Council of Higher Education (SCHEV) (Information)
    • RG 5/1a - State Council of Higher Education (SCHEV) (Publications)
    • RG 5/1b - Faculty Rewards Project
    • RG 5/1c - Degrees Conferred [see also Historical Data Book]
    • RG 5/1/1 - Warren Brandt, 1966-1968
    • RG 5/1/2 - Leslie F. Malpass, 1968-1974
    • RG 5/1/3 - John D. Wilson (Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs, 1975-1978; Provost, 1978-1982), 1975-1983
    • RG 5/1/4 - David Roselle, 1983-1987
    • RG 5/1/5 - John Perry (Interim Provost), 1987-1989
    • RG 5/1/6 - E. Fred Carlisle, Senior Vice President and Provost, 1989-1994
    • RG 5/1/8 - Peggy S. Meszaros, Senior Vice President and Provost, 1995-2000
    • RG 5/1/10 - Mark G. McNamee, University Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, 2001-2015
    • RG 5/1/11 - Thanassis Rikakis, 2015-present
      Scope and Contents

      RG 5/1/11 may include
      Destination Areas

  • RG 5/2 - Office of Enrollment and Degree Management
    Administrative History

    The Office of Enrollment and Degree Management was formerly Admissions and Records. The Vice Provost for Enrollment and Degree Management was formerly the Dean of Admissions and Records.

    Scope and Content

    RG 5/2 may include
    Buckley Amendment
    University Student Enrollment Records System, "Data Bank"

    • RG 5/2 - Office of Enrollment and Degree Management (Information)
    • RG 5/2 - Office of Enrollment and Degree Management (Publications)
    • RG 5/2/1 - Director of Admissions (obsolete, 1992; see RG 5/2/5)
      Administrative History

      The Director of Admissions merged into Division of Enrollment Services in 1992.

      • RG 5/2/1 - Director of Admissions (Information)
      • RG 5/2/1 - Director of Admissions (Publications)
    • RG 5/2/2 - Office of Registrar (obsolete, 1992; see RG 5/2/5)
      Administrative History

      The Office of Registrar merged into Division of Enrollment Services in 1992.

      • RG 5/2/2a - Commencement, 1980-1992 (Information)
      • RG 5/2/2a - Commencement, 1980-1992 (Publications)
      • RG 5/2/2b - Commencement, through 1979
      • RG 5/2/2c - Registration and Information Guide, through 1992
    • RG 5/2/3 - Honors and Awards
    • RG 5/2/4 - Governor's School
    • RG 5/2/5 - Division of Enrollment Services, 1993-present
      Scope and Contents

      RG 5/2/5 may include
      Summer Academy
      Office of Summer and WInter Sessions

      • RG 5/2/5a - Commencement, 1993-present
      • RG 5/2/5b - Registration and Information Guide, 1993-present
      • RG 5/2/5c - Scholarships and Financial Aid, 1993-present [see RG 7/2/1c]
        Scope and Content

        See also individual colleges and departartments for specific scholarships.

        RG 5/2/5c may include
        Stuback Memorial Scholarship

      • RG 5/2/5d - Student Systems Computer Services, 1993-present
  • RG 5/3 - Branch Colleges
    Scope and Content

    RG 5/3 may include
    Community Colleges

  • RG 5/4 - University Calendars, Academic
  • RG 5/5 - Cooperative Course
    Scope and Content

    RG 5/5 may include
    Courses by Newspaper Program

  • RG 5/6 - Special Programs
    • RG 5/6/1 - Honors College [formerly University Honors Program, until 2016]
      Scope and Content

      RG 5/6/1 may include
      McNamara Scholarship
      Stamps Leadership Scholarships
      Odyssey Fellowships

    • RG 5/6/2 - New Faculty Orientation
    • RG 5/6/3 - Fall Orientation [see also RG 8/2/7]
    • RG 5/6/4 - Founder's Day, through 1989 (Publications)
    • RG 5/6/4 - Founder's Day, through 1989 (Information)
    • RG 5/6/4 - Founder's Day, 1990-present (Information)
    • RG 5/6/5 - Elderhostel
    • RG 5/6/6 - African American Faculty Mentoring Program / Afro-American ABD Fellowship Program
    • RG 5/6/7 - Women's Center at Virginia Tech
      Administrative History

      In 1995, the Women's Center (RG 5/6/7) began Women's Month, which combined two previous events in the Women's Studies Program (RG 15/24) - Women's Week (RG 15/24/1), begun in 1982, and Women's History Month (RG 15/24/2), started in 1993.

      Scope and Content

      RG 5/6/7 may include
      Red Flag Campaign

    • RG 5/6/8 - Office of Academic Enrichment Programs
  • RG 5/7 - Learning Resources
    • RG 5/7/1 - Learning Resource Center - Film, Photography, Graphics
    • RG 5/7/2 - Learning Resource Center - Instructional Development
  • RG 5/8 - Innovative Instruction and Summer Training Program for High Ability High School Students
  • RG 5/9 - Computing and Information Systems [obsolete, 2015; see RG 50]
    • RG 5/9/5 - Internet [obsolete, 2015; see RG 50/6]
  • RG 5/10 - Office of Assessment & Evaluation [formerly University Planning]
    Scope and Content

    RG 5/10 may include
    Department of University Plan
    Program Review
    Office of Outcomes Assessment

  • RG 5/11 - Institutional Research and Effectiveness [formerly Institutional Research and Planning Analysis]
  • RG 5/12 - Public Service Department (Information)
  • RG 5/12 - Public Service Department (Publications)
  • RG 5/13 - Diggs Teaching Scholarship Award and Roundtable
  • RG 5/14 - University Leadership Development Program
  • RG 5/15 - Academic Assessment Program
  • RG 5/16 - University-Wide Rankings, Awards, Surveys, Recognitions
  • RG 5/17 - Center for the Arts / Arts programs [see also RG 25/22]
    Scope and Content

    RG 5/17 covers events hosted by the Center for the Arts. For building information about the Moss Arts Center, see RG 6/3/2b.

    RG 5/17 may include
    Various arts programs
    Vocal Arts and Music Festival
    Anne and Elle Fife Theatre
    Street and Davis Performance Hall
    Ruth C. Horton Gallery
    Miles C. Horton, Jr., Gallery
    Sherwood Payne Quillen '71 Reception Gallery
    Cube [space]

    • RG 5/17/1 - Vocal Arts and Music Festival
  • RG 5/18 - Undergraduate Academic Affairs
    Scope and Content

    RG 5/18 may include
    Student Athlete Academic Support Services
    First Year Experiences
    Common Book
    Academic Integrity / Undergraduate Honor System
    Pathways: General Education at Virginia Tech / Pathways to Success
    Office of Undergraduate Research
    Student Veterans Success / Office of Veterans Services

  • RG 5/19 - Faculty Affairs
    Scope and Contents

    RG 5/19 may include
    Academy of Faculty Service and Academy of Faculty Leadership

  • RG 5/20 - Inclusion and Diversity
    Administrative History

    The position of Senior Advisor to the President and Vice Provost for Inclusion and Diversity was created in 2015, following the creation of the President's Inclusion and Diversity Executive Committee in 2014.

    Scope and Content

    RG 5/20 may include
    President's Inclusion and Diversity Executive Council
    Task Force on Inclusive Excellence
    InclusiveVT
    Topics related to the university and inclusion/diversity

  • RG 5/21 - National Capital Region
    Scope and Contents

    RG 5/21 may include
    Northern Virginia Center administration

Record Group 6 - Division of Administrative Services
Administrative History

The Division of Administrative Services was formerly called the Office of Administration.

Scope and Content

RG 6 may include
Economic Initiative Plan

  • RG 6 - Division of Administrative Services (Information)
  • RG 6 - Division of Administrative Services (Publications)
  • RG 6/1 - Vice President for Administration
  • RG 6/2 - University Design and Construction [see also RG 6/3; formerly Physical Plant Planning and Construction]
    • RG 6/2 - University Design and Construction (Information)
    • RG 6/2 - University Design and Construction (Publications)
  • RG 6/3 - Facilities Services
    Administrative History

    Facilities Services was formerly the Physical Plant Department and prior to that Buildings and Grounds through 1977.

    Scope and Content

    RG 6/3 may include
    VT Electric Service
    Renovation Design section
    University Planning and Architecture

    • RG 6/3 - Facilities Services (Information)
    • RG 6/3 - Facilities Services (Publications and Maps)
    • RG 6/3a - Vice President for Facilities
    • RG 6/3/1 - Police and Security
      • RG 6/3/1a - Environmental Health and Safety Services (formerly Safety and Health, until 1992)
        Scope and Content

        RG 6/3/1a may include
        Blizzard of 1993
        University health and safety policies

        • RG 6/3/1a - Environmental Health and Safety Services, through 1991 (Information)
        • RG 6/3/1a - Environmental Health and Safety Services, 1992-present (Information)
        • RG 6/3/1a - Environmental Health and Safety Services (Publications)
    • RG 6/3/2 - Buildings and Grounds
      • RG 6/3/2a - General
      • RG 6/3/2b - Specific
        • RG 6/3/2b - Specific (A-D)
        • RG 6/3/2b - Specific (Burchard Hall)
        • RG 6/3/2b - Specific (Dining Halls)
        • RG 6/3/2b - Specific (Dormitories/Residence Halls)
        • RG 6/3/2b - Specific (E-G)
        • RG 6/3/2b - Specific (The Grove/President's House)
        • RG 6/3/2b - Specific (H-R)
        • RG 6/3/2b - Specific (Lane Stadium)
        • RG 6/3/2b - Specific (McComas Hall)
        • RG 6/3/2b - Specific (Moss Center for the Arts)
        • RG 6/3/2b - Specific (S-T)
        • RG 6/3/2b - Specific (Squires Student Center)
          Scope and Content

          RG 6/3/2b may include
          Squires Student Center's 75th Anniversary
          Perspective Gallery

        • RG 6/3/2b - Specific (Torgersen Hall)
        • RG 6/3/2b - Specific (U-Z)
      • RG 6/3/2c - Stone for VPI Buildings
      • RG 6/3/2d - Solitude
      • RG 6/3/2f - Grounds, General
        Scope and Content

        RG 6/3/2f may include
        Sycamore on Henderson Lawn
        Campus trees, plants
        International Peace Garden

      • RG 6/3/2f - Grounds, Stadium Woods
    • RG 6/3/3 - Airport
    • RG 6/3/4 - Parking
      Scope and Content

      RG 6/3/4 may include
      Office of Parking and Transportation

      • RG 6/3/4 - Parking (Information)
      • RG 6/3/4 - Parking (Publications)
      • RG 6/3/4a - Traffic and Parking Regulations
    • RG 6/3/5 - Transportation
      Scope and Content

      RG 6/3/5 may include
      Motor Pool / Carpool
      Bicycles
      Alternative Transportation

    • RG 6/3/6 - Energy and Sustainability
      Scope and Content

      RG 6/3/6 may include
      Energy Crisis (1973-1974)
      Energy Conservation
      Utilities / Electric Service
      Campus Sustainability / Environmental Initiatives

      • RG 6/3/6a - Blacksburg-Virginia Tech (Blacksburg-VPI) Sanitation Authority
      • RG 6/3/6b - Coal Mines / Coal Power Plant and Protests
    • RG 6/3/7 - Virginia Tech Golf Course
    • RG 6/3/8 - Roads, Specific
      Scope and Content

      RG 6/3/8 may include
      Animal Husbandry Road / Plantation Road

    • RG 6/3/9 - Carillon (War Memorial Chapel)
    • RG 6/3/10 - Printing Department
    • RG 6/3/11 - Virginia Tech Recycling (VTR)
    • RG 6/3/12 - Drillfield
  • RG 6/4 - Department of Human Resources
    Administrative History

    The Department of Human Resources was formerly the Personnel Department until June 1979 and the Department of Employee Relations after that.

    Scope and Content

    RG 6/4 may include
    Commonwealth of Virginia Campaign (CVC)

    • RG 6/4 - Department of Human Resources (Information)
    • RG 6/4 - Department of Human Resources (Publications)
    • RG 6/4/1 - Director
    • RG 6/4/2 - Employment Division (Information)
    • RG 6/4/2 - Employment Division (Publications)
    • RG 6/4/3 - Classification, Compensation, and Benefits Division
      • RG 6/4/3 - Classification, Compensation, and Benefits Division (Information)
      • RG 6/4/3 - Classification, Compensation, and Benefits Division (Publications)
      • RG 6/4/3a - Citations and Awards
        Scope and Content

        RG 6/4/3a may include
        Citations for Meritorious Service [see also RG 1]

      • RG 6/4/3b - Classified Employee Handbook
      • RG 6/4/3c - Tax Sheltered Annuities (includes U.S. Savings Bonds)
      • RG 6/4/3d - Retirement
      • RG 6/4/3e - Health Care Benefits (Information; includes Worker's Compensation)
      • RG 6/4/3e - Health Care Benefits (Publications; includes Worker's Compensation)
    • RG 6/4/4 - Employee Relations
    • RG 6/4/5 - Equity and Access [formerly Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Division]
      Scope and Content

      See also RG 30/6 and RG 30/7.

      RG 6/4/5 may include
      Compliance Review
      Accessibility
      Affirmative Action

      • RG 6/4/5a - Women's Concerns (EEO)
    • RG 6/4/6 - Payroll and Records Division [obsolete; see RG 7]
      Scope and Content

      Although the Payroll and Records Division moved to the Controller's Office in 1989, some later items may be filed in RG 6/4/6.

      Administrative History

      In 1989, the Payroll and Records Division moved to the Controller's Office in 1989.

      • RG 6/4/6 - Payroll and Records Division (Information)
      • RG 6/4/6 - Payroll and Records Division (Publications)
    • RG 6/4/7 - University Organizational and Professional Development (UOPD) [formerly Employee Career Development Program]
      Scope and Content

      RG 6/4/7 may include
      Diversity Education and Initiatives

      • RG 6/4/7a - Credit Union of Virginia Tech [obsolete, 2003]
        Administrative History

        The Credit Union of Virginia Tech, previously called the Virginia Tech Employees Credit Union, changed from an employer-based membership to community-based and became the Freedom First Credit Union in 2003.

    • RG 6/4/8 - Resource and Referral Service
    • RG 6/4/9 - Consolidated Risk Management Services (CRMS) [obsolete, July 1992; see RG 7/7]
      Administrative History

      The Consolidated Risk Management Services (CRMS) moved from the Office of Administration to the Controller's Office and became the Office of Risk Management in July 1992.

      Scope and Content

      RG 6/4/9 may include
      Worker's Compensation

    • RG 6/4/10 - CommonHealth Employee Wellness Program
    • RG 6/4/11 - Office of Family Support
  • RG 6/5 - Information Services [See also RG 21/3]
    • RG 6/5a - Press Releases (Agriculture)
    • RG 6/5b - Press Releases (General)
    • RG 6/5c - Information Services Name Change (University Name Controversy)
    • RG 6/5d - "Mountains and Motorboards"
      Scope and Content

      RG 6/5d may include
      Context [obsolete]

    • RG 6/5e - Television/Radio
    • RG 6/5f - Virginia Tech-Blacksburg Relations
      Scope and Content

      RG 6/5f may include
      Town Gown meetings

    • RG 6/5g - Photographic Services
  • RG 6/6 - Virginia Tech Services, Inc.
    Admininstrative History

    Formed in May 1967 as a non-profit organization, Virginia Tech Services, Inc., provides services and supplies to students, staff, and faculty. It was called VPI Facilities, Inc., until 1993. Sometimes, it has been referred to as University Services and Auxiliary Services or University Services and Auxiliary Enterprise. VT Services is in charge of the University Bookstores, which were previously administered by the Athletics Association.

    • RG 6/6/1 - University Bookstore
    • RG 6/6/2 - Volume II Bookstore
    • RG 6/6/3 - Virginia Tech Merchandise
  • RG 6/7 - University Legal Counsel
    Scope and Content

    RG 6/7 may include
    University Copyright Policy
    Patent Policy

    • RG 6/7/3 - Lawsuits Involving Virginia Tech
      • RG 6/7/3a - Brzonkala, Christy, lawsuit
      • RG 6/7/3b - Rogers, Craig A., lawsuit
      • RG 6/7/3c - Hokie Real Estate lawsuit
      • RG 6/7/3d - Sharon Maron, Erin Hofberg, and Getra Hanes lawsuit
  • RG 6/8 - Purchasing
  • RG 6/9 - Central Stores
  • RG 6/10 - Classified Staff Affairs Committee
  • RG 6/11 - Virginia Government Employees' Association (VGA)
    • RG 6/11/1 - Virginia Tech Employees' Association (VTEA)
  • RG 6/12 - Staff Senate
  • RG 6/13 - Staff Appreciation Day (began Spring 1993)
  • RG 6/15 - Office of Emergency Management
    Scope and Content

    RG 6/15 may include
    VT Alerts
    Emergency information and closures

Record Group 7 - Office of Finance
Scope and Content

RG 7 may include
University Controller

  • RG 7 - Office of Finance (Information)
  • RG 7 - Office of Finance (Publications)
  • RG 7 - Insurance Survey, 1931
  • RG 7/1 - Vice President for Finance and Chief Financial Officer
    Administrative History

    The Vice President for Finance and Chief Financial Officer was formerly the Vice President for Finance and Treasurer and formerly Vice President for Finance. The position briefly disappeared, when the Vice President for Finance took on a new position as Executive Vice President and Chief Business Officer.

    Scope and Content

    RG 7/1 may include
    Executive Vice President and Chief Business Officer

  • RG 7/2 - Business Manager
    • RG 7/2 - Business Manager, 1961-1964
    • RG 7/2/1 - Treasurer
      Scope and Content

      RG 7/2/1 may include
      Capital and Outlay Requests

      • RG 7/2/1a - Tuition and Fees (Information)
      • RG 7/2/1a - Tuition and Fees (Publications)
      • RG 7/2/1b - Foundry Educational Foundation
      • RG 7/2/1c - Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid [obsolete; merged into Division of Enrollment Services, September 1992; see RG 5/2/5c]
    • RG 7/2/2 - Accounting
  • RG 7/3 - Director of the Computing Center [obsolete, 2015; see RG 50]
    • RG 7/3 - Director of the Computing Center (Information)
    • RG 7/3 - Director of the Computing Center (Publications)
    • RG 7/3 - The Computing Center (Publications and Newsletters)
    • RG 7/3/1 - Communication Network Services (CNS) [obsolete, 2015; see RG 50/6]
      Scope and Content

      RG 7/3/1 may include
      Student Telecommunications

  • RG 7/4 - Office of Budget and Financial Planning
    Scope and Content

    RG 7/4 may include
    Bonds
    Case for Space
    Faculty Salaries

    • RG 7/4 - Fiscal Planning and Budget Office, through 1989 (Information)
    • RG 7/4 - Fiscal Planning and Budget Office, 1990 (Information)
    • RG 7/4 - Fiscal Planning and Budget Office, 1991-present (Information)
    • RG 7/4 - Fiscal Planning and Budget Office (Publications)
  • RG 7/5 - Director of Systems Office/Development
  • RG 7/6 - Director of Contract and Grant Administration
  • RG 7/7 - Office of Risk Management
    Administrative History

    In July 1992, the Office of Risk Management formed when the Consolidated Risk Management Services (CRMS) [RG 6/4/9] moved from the Office of Administration to the Controller's Office.

  • RG 7/8 - Property Management Office
  • RG 7/9 - Internal Audit Department [formerly Department of Internal Audit and Management Services]
  • RG 7/10 - Hokie Passport Services
Record Group 8 - Division of Student Affairs
Administrative History

In 1923, a Dean of Students was appointed by the Board of Visitors. However, this position was dissolved in 1924 and its duties transferred to the Dean of the College. Then in 1939, a Civilian Student Advisor was appointed. A Director of Student Affairs was appointed in 1945. From 1952-58, the position was called Director of Students and Coordinator of Student Activities. The position became Director of Student Affairs and Dean of Students in 1963. On 1 September 1968, the position of Vice President for Student Affairs was established.

  • RG 8 - Division of Student Affairs (Information)
  • RG 8 - Division of Student Affairs (Publications)
  • RG 8 - Alcohol and Drug Use
  • RG 8/1 - Vice President for Student Affairs
    Scope and Content

    RG 8/1 may include
    Confederate flag in Coliseum

    • RG 8/1 - Vice President for Student Affairs (Information)
    • RG 8/1 - Vice President for Student Affairs (Publications)
  • RG 8/2 - Dean of Students
    Administrative History

    The Dean of Students was formerly the Dean for Student Services and Programs.

    • RG 8/2 - Dean of Students (Information)
    • RG 8/2 - Dean of Students (Publications)
    • RG 8/2/1 - Housing and Residence Halls (residential life and dining programs)
      • RG 8/2/1 - Housing and Residence Halls (Information, through 1989)
      • RG 8/2/1 - Housing and Residence Halls (Information, 1990-present)
      • RG 8/2/1a - General Publications
      • RG 8/2/1b - General Forms
      • RG 8/2/1c - Summer Conference Housing (Publications)
      • RG 8/2/1d - Housing/Dining Service Contracts (Publications)
      • RG 8/2/1e - Residence Life Judicial System (Publications)
      • RG 8/2/1f - Laundry Services (Publications)
      • RG 8/2/1g - Graduate and Professional Housing (Publications)
      • RG 8/2/1h - Off-Campus Housing (Publications)
      • RG 8/2/1i - Resident Advisors (RAs) (Publications)
      • RG 8/2/1j - Dining Services (Information) [formerly Culinary Services]
      • RG 8/2/1j - Dining Services (Publications) [formerly Culinary Services]
      • RG 8/2/1k - Residence Hall Federation (Information)
      • RG 8/2/1k - Residence Hall Federation (Publications)
      • RG 8/2/1l - Greek Housing [obsolete, 2016; see also RG 31/12; RG 8/14]
    • RG 8/2/2 - Placement Services [obsolete, 2015; see RG 8/10]
      • RG 8/2/2 - Placement (Information)
      • RG 8/2/2 - Placement (Publications, General)
      • RG 8/2/2a - Career Guidance Week
      • RG 8/2/2b - Alumni Placement Bulletin
      • RG 8/2/2c - Virginia Occupational Information Coordinating Committee (VOICC) (Publications)
      • RG 8/2/2d - Placement Services Bulletin
      • RG 8/2/2e - Reports
      • RG 8/2/2f - Forms
    • RG 8/2/3 - Student Engagement and Campus Life
      Administrative History

      Student Engagement and Campus Life has been known by several names, including Student Union, University Unions and Student Activities (UUSA), and Student Centers and Activities.

      Scope and Content

      See also RG 8/8 and RG 8/9.

      RG 8/2/3 may include
      Perspective Gallery
      Squires Student Center information
      Martin Luther King Day
      VT Engage
      Student engagement programs

      • RG 8/2/3 - Student Engagement and Campus Life (Information)
      • RG 8/2/3 - Publications, General
      • RG 8/2/3 - Publications, Theatre Events
      • RG 8/2/3 - Publications, Music, Film, Dance, etc.
      • RG 8/2/3 - Publications, Calendars of Events
      • RG 8/2/3a - Leadership and Student Organization Programs [as of November 1992; formerly Office of Student Organizations Programs]
        Scope and Content

        RG 8/2/3a may include
        University Student Leadership Awards

    • RG 8/2/4 - Religious Affairs [see also RG 31/10]
    • RG 8/2/5 - International Students, Selective Service [see also RG 31/6]
    • RG 8/2/6 - Student Development Services (includes Black Mentor Program)
      • RG 8/2/6a - Interfraternity Council [obsolete, 2016; see RG 8/14]
      • RG 8/2/6b - Panhellenic Council [obsolete, 2016; see RG 8/14]
      • RG 8/2/6c - Judicial Affairs
      • RG 8/2/6d - Black Greek Council [obsolete, 2016; see RG 8/14]
      • RG 8/2/6e - Black Organizations Council
      • RG 8/2/6f - Black Student Alliance [see also RG 8/2/8]
    • RG 8/2/7 - Student Orientation [see also RG 5/6/3]
      Scope and Contents

      RG 8/2/7 may include
      Hokie Camp

    • RG 8/2/8 - Student Unrest, Troubles, and Protests
      • RG 8/2/8 - Student Unrest, Troubles, and Protests, pre-1980
      • RG 8/2/8 - Student Unrest, Troubles, and Protests, 1980
      • RG 8/2/8a - Crimes and Misdemeanors, through 1979
      • RG 8/2/8a - Crimes and Misdemeanors, 1980-1989
      • RG 8/2/8a - Crimes and Misdemeanors, 1990-present
      • RG 8/2/8a - Cadet Scandal, 1988
      • RG 8/2/8b - Operation Tech-Sled [see also RG 31/14]
      • RG 8/2/8c - Issues concerning People of Color / Racial and Ethnic Minorities, 1960-1989
      • RG 8/2/8c - Issues concerning People of Color / Racial and Ethnic Minorities, 1990-present
      • RG 8/2/8c - Issues concerning People of Color / Racial and Ethnic Minorities - Racism
      • RG 8/2/8d - Vietnam to Iran, 1965-1979
      • RG 8/2/8e - Persian Gulf War
    • RG 8/2/9 - Visitation
    • RG 8/2/10 - Parent-Family Programs (includes Parents' Week)
    • RG 8/2/11 - Multicultural Awareness Programs (MAPs) [obsolete, October 1999; see RG 8/11]
    • RG 8/2/12 - Virginia Governor's Fellows Program
  • RG 8/3 - Women Students / Coeducation
    • RG 8/3/1 - Oak Lane Brigade
  • RG 8/4 - Corps of Cadets / Commandant of Cadets
    Scope and Content

    RG 8/4 may include
    R.O.T.C.
    Air R.O.T.C.
    Armistice Day
    Cadet Honor Court
    Campus Man of the Year, 1960
    Commissions
    Coat of Arms
    Student organizations and publications:
    Angel Flight
    Army Blades
    Arnold Air Society [see also RG 31/5]
    Association of the U. S. Army
    Color Guard
    Conrad Cavalry
    Eagle Scout Association
    Gregory Guard
    Navy Sailing Team
    Navy Seam Preparatory Team
    Raiders Platoon
    Regimental Band (Highty Tighties)
    Recruiting Outstanding Cadets (ROC)
    Society of Military Engineers
    Sash and Sabre Society
    Scabbard and Blade
    Skipper Crew
    Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets

    • RG 8/4/1 - Highty Tighties
    • RG 8/4/1 - Highty Tighties (Publications)
    • RG 8/4/2 - Corps and Commandant of Cadets
      • RG 8/4/2 - Commandant of Cadets, 1960-1979 (Information)
      • RG 8/4/2 - Commandant of Cadets, 1950-1974 (Publications)
      • RG 8/4/2a - Corps of Cadets articles, 1980-1992 (Information)
      • RG 8/4/2a - Corps of Cadets articles, 1993-present (Information)
      • RG 8/4/2b - Corps of Cadets memos and correspondence (Information)
    • RG 8/4/3 - Military Ceremonies, 1970-present
      Scope and Content

      RG 8/4/3 may include
      Commissioning ceremonies
      Awards ceremonies
      Military Ball
      Football game flag honors

    • RG 8/4/4 - Corps of Cadets History
      • RG 8/4/4a - Women in the Corps of Cadets, 1973-present
      • RG 8/4/4b - World War I
      • RG 8/4/4c - World War II
    • RG 8/4/5 - Corps of Cadets (Publications)
    • RG 8/4/6 - Center for Leader Development
    • RG 8/4/7 - Medal of Honor
    • RG 8/4/8 - Skipper (cannon)
  • RG 8/5 - Director of Counseling Services [obsolete, 2015; see RG 8/10; formerly Placement and Guidance]
    • RG 8/5 - Director of Counseling Services (Information)
    • RG 8/5 - Director of Counseling Services (Publications)
  • RG 8/6 - Director of Health Services
    Scope and Content

    RG 8/6 may include
    AIDS
    LifeFest
    STARS
    TAP

    • RG 8/6 - Director of Health Services (Information)
    • RG 8/6 - Director of Health Services (Publications)
    • RG 8/6/2 - Health Services - Procedures
      • RG 8/6/2 - "The Procedure Manual of the Virginia Tech Student Health Services", 1985-1986
    • RG 8/6/3 - Cardiac Therapy and Intervention Center
  • RG 8/7 - Director for Cooperative Education (Information)
  • RG 8/7 - Director for Cooperative Education (Publications)
  • RG 8/8 - Campus Life
    • RG 8/8 - Campus Life, through 1979
    • RG 8/8 - Campus Life, 1980-present
    • RG 8/8a - Student Biographies and Profiles
    • RG 8/8/1 - Recreation
      • RG 8/8/1a - Miss Virginia Tech Pagent
      • RG 8/8/1b - Duck Pond
    • RG 8/8/2 - Accidents and Deaths
    • RG 8/8/3 - Campus Speakers
      • RG 8/8/3 - Campus Speakers, through 1990 (Information)
      • RG 8/8/3 - Campus Speakers, 1991-1992 (Information)
      • RG 8/8/3 - Campus Speakers, 1993-present (Information)
      • RG 8/8/3 - Campus Speakers (Publications)
      • RG 8/8/3a - National Speakers Forum
      • RG 8/8/3b - Cranwell International Center Speakers [see also RG 22/6]
      • RG 8/8/3c - Student Union Speakers
      • RG 8/8/3d - Racial and Ethnic Minorities Speakers
      • RG 8/8/3e - Wesley Foundation Speakers
      • RG 8/8/3f - Presidential Symposium
      • RG 8/8/3g - Alfred C. Payne Lectureship
      • RG 8/8/3h - Virginia Tech Distinguished Speakers Series
    • RG 8/8/4 - Black History Month (Information)
    • RG 8/8/4 - Black History Month (Publications)
  • RG 8/9 - Campus Events
    Scope and Content

    See also RG 8/8 and RG 8/2/3.

  • RG 8/10 - Career Services [see also RG 8/2/2 and RG 8/5]
  • RG 8/11 - Office of Multicultural Affairs [merged into the Office for Equity and Inclusion, July 2008]
  • RG 8/12 - Services for Students with Disabilities (SSD)
  • RG 8/13 - Cook Counseling Center
  • RG 8/14 - Fraternity and Sorority Life
    Scope and Content

    RG 8/14 may include
    Interfraternity Council
    National Pan‐Hellenic Council
    Panhellenic Council
    United Council of Fraternities and Sororities

  • RG 8/15 - Hokie Wellness
Record Group 9 - University Council
Administrative History

The Council of Administration was created in 1920. In 1966, the name changed to the University Council.

Scope and Contents

RG 9 may include
University Policies

  • RG 9 - University Council (Information)
  • RG 9 - University Council (Publications)
  • RG 9a - Minutes
  • RG 9b - Committee Reports
  • RG 9c - Course Proposals and Degree Programs
  • RG 9/1 - Commission on Faculty Affairs of University Council
  • RG 9/2 - Commission on Graduate Studies and Policies (CGSP)
    • RG 9/2/1 - Commission on Research
    • RG 9/2/2 - Advisory Committee on Pre-Medical/Dental/Veterinary [see also RG 5/2/5]
  • RG 9/3 - Commission on Student Affairs
    Scope and Content

    RG 9/3 may include
    Campus Girl Scouts

    • RG 9/3a - Student Budget Board
  • RG 9/4 - Commission on Undergraduate Studies
    Scope and Content

    RG 9/4 may include
    University Forum on Liberal Education
    Commission Forum on Liberal Education

    • RG 9/4a - Core Curriculum
    • RG 9/4b - Upward Bound/Talent Search
  • RG 9/5 - Commission on Extension and Public Service
  • RG 9/6 - Commission on Classified Staff Affairs
Record Group 10 - Department of Athletics
Administrative History

While still called the Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College, the university first established the Athletic Association in 1891. Ten years later, a faculty committee began administering athletic affairs, and the new general manager position and the Athletic Council were developed in 1904. In 1988, the Athletic Assocaition was dissolved and the Department of Athletics became an auxiliary enterprise of the university.

Scope and Content

RG 10 may include
Blueprint Committee

  • RG 10 - Athletics Department (Publications)
  • RG 10a - Athletic Controversies
  • RG 10b - Fundraising and Finances
  • RG 10/1 - Baseball
  • RG 10/2 - Basketball
    Scope and Content

    RG 10/2 primarily focuses on Men's Basketball, but also includes information on Women's Basketball. For more Women's Basketball, see RG 10/5g/1.

    • RG 10/2 - Basketball, 1979-1989
    • RG 10/2 - Basketball, 1989-1999
    • RG 10/2 - Basketball, 1999-2000
    • RG 10/2 - Basketball scandal, 1987
  • RG 10/3 - Football
    • RG 10/3 - Football, pre-1980
    • RG 10/3 - Football, 1980-1989
    • RG 10/3 - Football, 1990-1999
    • RG 10/3 - Football, 2000-present
    • RG 10/3 - Football (Publications)
    • RG 10/3a - Virginia Tech - VMI Rivalry
    • RG 10/3b - Bowl Games
    • RG 10/3c - Virginia Tech - UVA rivalry
    • RG 10/3d - Football Camp
  • RG 10/4 - Wrestling
  • RG 10/5 - Miscellaneous Sports (Minor Sports)
    • RG 10/5a - Golf
    • RG 10/5b - Gymnastics
    • RG 10/5c - Soccer
    • RG 10/5d - Swimming
    • RG 10/5e - Tennis
      Scope and Content

      RG 10/5e primarily focuses on Men's Tennis, but also includes information on Women's Tennis. For more Women's Tennis, see RG 10/5g/3.

    • RG 10/5f - Track and Field
      • RG 10/5f/1 - Cross-country track
    • RG 10/5g - Women's Intercollegiate Sports
      • RG 10/5g/1 - Basketball, Women's [see also RG 10/2]
        • RG 10/5g/1 - Basketball (Information)
        • RG 10/5g/1 - Basketball (Publications, General)
        • RG 10/5g/1a - Basketball (Publications, Season Guides/Programs)
        • RG 10/5g/1b - Basketball (Publications, Game Programs)
      • RG 10/5g/2 - Field Hockey
      • RG 10/5g/3 - Tennis, Women's [see also RG 10/5e]
      • RG 10/5g/4 - Volleyball
      • RG 10/5g/5 - Lacrosse [see also RG 10/13/2]
      • RG 10/5g/6 - Softball [see also RG 10/13/5]
    • RG 10/5h - Boxing [obsolete]
    • RG 10/5i - Monogram Club [previously RG 10/5/1]
  • RG 10/6 - Student Aid Association
    • RG 10/6a - Hokie Club
  • RG 10/7 - Athletics Director
    • RG 10/7/1 - Recruiting
    • RG 10/7/2 - Schedules
    • RG 10/7/3 - Television, Radio, and Newspaper
  • RG 10/8 - Athletic Board [formerly Athletic Council]
  • RG 10/9 - All-Sports Camp
  • RG 10/10 - Coaching Clinic, Virginia High School League (VHSL), Virginia High School Coaching Association (VHCA)
  • RG 10/11 - Miscellaneous
    Scope and Contents

    RG 10/11 may include
    hokiesports.com

    • RG 10/11a - Mascot (Football)
    • RG 10/11b - Governor's Day
    • RG 10/11c - Fan Support
    • RG 10/11d - Athletics and Academics
    • RG 10/11e - Drug Testing (includes steroids)
  • RG 10/12 - Southern Conference [obsolete, 1965]
  • RG 10/13 - Metro Conference (including Conference's affiliations)
    • RG 10/13/1 - Intramural Sports, 1960
    • RG 10/13/2 - Lacrosse, 1968 [obsolete; see RG 10/5g/5]
    • RG 10/13/3 - Racquetball
    • RG 10/13/4 - Rugby, 1966
    • RG 10/13/5 - Softball, 1960-1964 [obsolete; see RG 10/5g/6]
    • RG 10/13/6 - Weightlifting, 1960
  • RG 10/14 - Big East Conference
  • RG 10/15 - Hall of Fame
  • RG 10/16 - Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC)
  • RG 10/17 - National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)
Record Group 11 - The College / Dean of the College [obsolete, 1949]
Record Group 12 - School of Applied Science and Business Administration [obsolete, 1962]
Administrative History

The Department of Business Administration was established in 1924, and the School of Applied Science and Business Administration was formed in 1950 out of the Department. In 1960, the School dissolved, and several departments moved to the School of Business, established the same year and renamed the College of Business [RG 16] in 1964.

Scope and Content

See RG 16 for the College of Business.

  • RG 12 - School of Applied Science and Business Administration (Information and Publications)
Record Group 13 - College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS)
Scope and Content

RG 23 may include
Bremo Plantation
Cephisus [Horticulture]
Certificates of Merit - Agriculture, 1923-1954

  • RG 13 - College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) (Information)
  • RG 13 - College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) (Publications)
  • RG 13a - Seminars, Guest Speakers, Conferences
  • RG 13/1 - Office of the Dean
  • RG 13/2 - Individual Faculty
    • RG 13/2/1 - Counselors
  • RG 13/3 - Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics
    Administrative History

    The Department of Agricultural Economics changed its name to Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics in August 1993.

    Scope and Content

    RG 13/3 may include
    Electronic Farm Record Program

  • RG 13/4 - Department of Biological Systems Engineering (BSE) [see also RG 18/4]
    Administrative History

    The Department of Agricultural Engineering became the Department of Biological Systems Engineering (BSE) in 1992. It is within both the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and the College of Engineering.

    Scope and Content

    RG 13/4 may include
    Mechanical Apple Pickers

    • RG 13/4/1 - Cyrus McCormick Farm (Walnut Grove)
  • RG 13/5 - Department of Agronomy [obsolete, 1987; see RG 13/14]
    Administrative History

    The Department of Agronomy became the Department of Crop and Soil Environmental Sciences in 1987.

  • RG 13/6 - Department of Animal Science [obsolete, July 1993]
    Administrative History

    The Department of Animal Science was formerly called the Department of Animal Husbandry. In July 1993, it merged with the Department of Poultry Science to become Department of Animal and Poultry Sciences.

    Scope and Content

    RG 13/6 may include
    Animal Nutrition Colloquium

  • RG 13/7 - Department of Biochemistry
    Administrative History

    Formerly called the Department of Biochemistry and Nutrition, the Department of Biochemistry is within both the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and College of Science. It was previously a joint program with the College of Arts and Sciences (see RG 15/4).

  • RG 13/8 - Department of Dairy Science
  • RG 13/9 - Department of Entomology
    Scope and Content

    RG 13/9 may include
    Hokie BugFest

  • RG 13/10 - Department of Food Science and Technology
    • RG 13/10/1 - Sea Grant Program
  • RG 13/11 - Department of Horticulture
    • RG 13/11/1 - Hahn Horticulture Garden [formerly the Horticulture Garden]
  • RG 13/12 - Department of Plant Pathology, Physiology, and Weed Sciences
    • RG 13/12/1 - Air Pollution Laboratory
  • RG 13/13 - Department of Poultry Science [obsolete, July 1993]
    Administrative History

    The Department of Poultry Science was formerly called the Department of Poultry Husbandry. In July 1993, it merged with the Department of Animal Science to become Department of Animal and Poultry Sciences.

  • RG 13/14 - Department of Crop and Soil Environmental Science [see also RG 13/5]
    Administrative History

    The Department of Crop and Soil Environmental Science developed out of the Department of Agronomy in 1987.

  • RG 13/15 - Anaerobic Bacteriology Laboratory / Anaerobe Lab
  • RG 13/17 - Council of Agricultural Presidents (CAPS)
  • RG 13/18 - Biobased Materials Center
  • RG 13/19 - International Agriculture
  • RG 13/20 - Agricultural Technology Program
  • RG 13/21 - Virginia Tech Research Farms
    Scope and Content

    RG 13/21 may include
    Kentland Farm

  • RG 13/24 - Department of Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise
Record Group 14 - College of Architecture and Urban Studies (CAUS)
  • RG 14 - College of Architecture and Urban Studies (CAUS) (Information)
  • RG 14 - College of Architecture and Urban Studies (CAUS) (Publications)
  • RG 14a - Faculty Newsletter
  • RG 14/1 - Office of the Dean
  • RG 14/2 - Individual Faculty
  • RG 14/3 - School of Architecture + Design [formerly Department of Architecture and Environmental Design]
    • RG 14/3/1 - Architecture
      Scope and Content

      RG 14/3/1 may include
      Department of Architectural Engineering

    • RG 14/3/2 - Landscape Architecture
    • RG 14/3/3 - Curriculum in Building Construction [obsolete; see RG 14/13]
    • RG 14/3/4 - Interior Design
  • RG 14/4 - Department of Environmental and Urban Systems
  • RG 14/5/1 - Urban and Regional Planning Graduate Program [obsolete; see RG 14/12]
    Scope and Content

    RG 14/5/1 may include
    Center for Urban and Regional Studies [obsolete]

  • RG 14/8 - Lumenhaus and FutureHAUS
  • RG 14/9/2 - 50th Anniversary of CAUS (2014)
  • RG 14/10 - School of Visual Arts
    Administrative History

    The School of the Arts formed under the College of Arts and Sciences and included the departments of Art and Art History, Theatre, and Music. In July 2003, the College was restructured, and the School became cross-college when the Department of Art and Art History moved to the College of Architecture and Urban Studies, while the other departments joined the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences. In 2008, the School was dissolved, and the Department of Art and Art History was renamed the School of Visual Arts.

    Scope and Content

    RG 14/10 may include
    The Armory Gallery

  • RG 14/11 - Program in Real Estate
  • RG 14/12 - School of Public and International Affairs
    Scope and Contents

    RG 14/12 may include
    Department of Urban Affairs and Planning

  • RG 14/13 - Myers-Lawson School of Construction
    Administrative History

    The Myers-Lawson School of Construction was formed in 2005.

    Scope and Contents

    RG 14/13 may include
    Intelligent Infrastructure and Construction Complex

  • RG 14/14 - Washington-Alexandria Architecture Center
Record Group 15 - College of Arts and Sciences [obsolete, July 2003]
Administrative History

Formed in 1963, the College of Arts and Sciences dissolved in July 2003. Most of the liberal arts departments merged with most of the departments from the College of Human Sciences and Education [RG 19] to form the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences [RG 48]. Most of the science departments formed the College of Science [RG 47].

Scope and Content

Although the College of Arts and Sciences was discontinued in 2003, some files may include items through 2015.

See RG 47 for the College of Science and RG 48 for the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences (CLAHS).

RG 15 may include
Diplomat-in-Residence (Dr. Maurice Taylor)

  • RG 15 - College of Arts and Sciences (Information)
  • RG 15 - College of Arts and Sciences (Publications, General)
  • RG 15a - Publications, Chalk Talks
  • RG 15c - Publications, Degree Programs
  • RG 15/1 - Office of the Dean
  • RG 15/2 - Individual Faculty
  • RG 15/3 - Department of Art [obsolete; see RG 14/10]
    Scope and Content

    RG 15/3 may include
    The Armory Art Gallery [obsolete; see RG 14/10/1]
    University Art Gallery

  • RG 15/4 - Department of Biochemistry [obsolete; see RG 13/7]
  • RG 15/5 - Department of Biology
    Scope and Content

    RG 15/5 may include
    Antarctic Expedition
    Aquatic Ecology Group

  • RG 15/6 - Department of Chemistry [obsolete; see RG 47/6]
  • RG 15/7 - Department of Computer Science [obsolete; see RG 18/21]
  • RG 15/8 - Department of Economics [obsolete; see also RG 16/5]
    Administrative History

    The Department of Economics was one of the founding departments within the College of Business when it formed in 1961. In 1989, the department moved to the College of Arts and Sciences. When the College dissolved in July 2003, the Department of Economics became one of the founding departments in the newly formed College of Science.

  • RG 15/9 - Department of Physics [obsolete; see RG 47/4]
  • RG 15/10 - Department of English [obsolete; see RG 48/5]
    Scope and Content

    RG 15/10 may include
    Writing Center

  • RG 15/11 - Department of Foreign Languages and Literature
  • RG 15/12 - Department of Geosciences [obsolete, see RG 47/3; formerly Department of Geological Sciences]
    Scope and Content

    RG 15/12 may include
    Archaeology
    Paleontology
    Bailey-Law Collection
    Earthquakes
    Seismological Station

    • RG 15/12a - Seminars, 1981-1985
    • RG 15/12b - Seminars, 1986-1991
    • RG 15/12c - Seminars, 1992-1995
    • RG 15/12d - Seminars, undated
  • RG 15/13 - Department of History [obsolete; see RG 48/5]
  • RG 15/14 - Department of Mathematics
    • RG 15/14/1 - Math Emporium
    • RG 15/14/2 - Interdisciplinary Center for Applied Mathematics (ICAM)
  • RG 15/15 - Department of Performing Arts and Communications (PAC) [obsolete; see RG 48/7]
    • RG 15/15 - Department of Performing Arts and Communications (Information)
    • RG 15/15 - Department of Performing Arts and Communications (Publications, General)
    • RG 15/15b - Calendars of Events
    • RG 15/15c - Summer Arts Festival (Publications)
    • RG 15/15/1 - Communications Department
      Scope and Content

      RG 15/15/1 may include
      former Debate Club [see also RG 31/14 and RG 9/3, 1/24/1975]

      • RG 15/15/1a - Communications Department - Newsletter
    • RG 15/15/2 - Music Department
      Scope and Content

      RG 15/15/2 may include
      Audubon Quarter [see also RG 31/8/14]
      Campus Orchestra Development Association (CODA)

      • RG 15/15/2 - Music (Information)
      • RG 15/15/2 - Music (Publications, General)
      • RG 15/15/2a - Salan Series (Publications)
      • RG 15/15/2b - Recitals (Publications)
      • RG 15/15/2c - Bach's Lunch (Publications)
    • RG 15/15/3 - Theatre Arts Department
      Scope and Content

      RG 15/15/3 may include
      Dramatic groups [see also RG 31/4]

      • RG 15/15/3 - Theatre Arts (Information)
      • RG 15/15/3 - Theatre Arts (Publications, General)
      • RG 15/15/3a - Plays (Publications)
      • RG 15/15/3b - Calendars of Events (Publications)
  • RG 15/16 - Department of Political Science
  • RG 15/17 - Department of Psychology
  • RG 15/18 - Department of Statistics [obsolete; see RG 47/9]
    • RG 15/18/1 - Statistical Consulting Center
  • RG 15/19 - Department of Sociology (and Rural Sociology)
  • RG 15/20 - Department of Geography [obsolete; see RG 45/10]
  • RG 15/21 - Department of Philosophy and Religion [obsolete; see RG 48/6]
  • RG 15/22 - Center for the Study of Science in Society
  • RG 15/23 - International Studies Program
  • RG 15/24 - Women's Studies [merged into the Department of Sociology]
    • RG 15/24/1 - Women's Week
      Administrative History

      The Women's Studies Program (RG 15/24) began Women's Week (RG 15/24/1) in 1982 and Women's History Month (RG 15/24/2) in 1993. These events were consolidated in 1995 into Women's Month, under the auspices of the Women's Center (RG 5/6/7).

      • RG 15/24/1 - Women's Week (Information)
      • RG 15/24/1 - Women's Week (Publications)
    • RG 15/24/2 - Women's History Month
      Administrative History

      The Women's Studies Program (RG 15/24) began Women's Week (RG 15/24/1) in 1982 and Women's History Month (RG 15/24/2) in 1993. These events were consolidated in 1995 into Women's Month, under the auspices of the Women's Center (RG 5/6/7).

  • RG 15/25 - Black Studies Program [merged into the Department of Sociology]
  • RG 15/26 - Judaic Studies Program [obsolete; see RG RG 48/6]
  • RG 15/27 - Center for Interdisciplinary Studies
  • RG 15/28 - Service Learning Center
  • RG 15/29 - School of Education
  • RG 15/30 - Departments of Apparel, Housing, and Resource Management; Human Development; and Teaching and Learning
Record Group 16 - Pamplin College of Business
Administrative History

The Department of Business Administration was established in 1924, and the School of Applied Science and Business Administration was formed in 1950 out of the Department. In 1960, the School dissolved, and several departments moved to the School of Business, established the same year and renamed the College of Business in 1964.

Scope and Content

RG 16 may include
Center for Economic Research [obsolete]

  • RG 16 - College of Business (Information)
  • RG 16 - College of Business (Publications)
  • RG 16/1 - Office of the Dean
  • RG 16/2 - Individual Faculty
  • RG 16/3 - Department of Accounting and Information Systems [formerly Department of Accounting]
  • RG 16/4 - Department of Business Administration [obsolete]
  • RG 16/5 - Department of Economics [obsolete, 1989; see RG 15/8]
    Scope and Content

    RG 16/5 may include
    Center for the Study of Public Choice

  • RG 16/6 - Department of Finance, Insurance, and Business Law [formerly Department of Insurance and Business Law]
  • RG 16/7 - Department of Management
  • RG 16/8 - Department of Management Science
  • RG 16/9 - Department of Marketing [formerly Department of Marketing and Finance]
  • RG 16/10 - Management Development Center
  • RG 16/11 - Small Business Institute
  • RG 16/12 - Lecture Series
    Scope and Contents

    RG 16/12 may include
    Leadership Lecture Series
    BB&T Distinguished Lecture Series

  • RG 16/13 - Apex Systems Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship / VT Investor Network (VTIN)
  • RG 16/14 - Masters of Information Technology
  • RG 16/15 - Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management
Record Group 17 - College of Education [obsolete, 1996]
Administrative History

In 1996, the College of Education merged with the College of Human Resources to form the College of Human Resources and Education.

Scope and Content

See RG 19 for the College of Human Sciences and Education, RG 15 for the College of Arts and Sciences, and RG 48 for College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences (CLAHS).

RG 17 may include
Computer Camp

  • RG 17 - College of Education (Information)
  • RG 17 - College of Education (Publications, General)
  • RG 17b - Seminars, Workshops, and Conferences
  • RG 17c - Commencement and Awards
  • RG 17d - Surveys, Evaluations, and Studies
    • RG 17d/1 - Master's Manual, 1979
    • RG 17d/2 - Developmental Goals and Priorities, 1972-1976
  • RG 17/1 - Office of the Dean
  • RG 17/2 - Individual Faculty
  • RG 17/3 - Department of Administrative and Educational Services
  • RG 17/4 - Department of Curriculum and Instruction
    • RG 17/4/1 - Curriculum in Elementary Education
    • RG 17/4/2 - Curriculum in Secondary Education
  • RG 17/5 - Department of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation
    • RG 17/5 - Department of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation (Information)
    • RG 17/5 - Department of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation (Publications)
    • RG 17/5/1 - Department of Recreational Sports
      Scope and Content

      RG 17/5 may include
      Intramurals
      Softball

  • RG 17/6 - Department of Vocational and Technical Education
    • RG 17/6 - Department of Vocational and Technical Education (Information)
    • RG 17/6 - Department of Vocational and Technical Education (Publications)
    • RG 17/6a - Individual Faculty
    • RG 17/6b - Conferences and Seminars (Publications)
    • RG 17/6c - Studies and Evaluations (Publications)
    • RG 17/6d - Virginia Council on Vocational Education (Publications)
    • RG 17/6/1 - Curriculum in Agricultural Education
    • RG 17/6/2 - Curriculum in Business Education
    • RG 17/6/3 - Curriculum in Distributive Education
    • RG 17/6/4 - Curriculum in Home Economics Education
    • RG 17/6/5 - Curriculum in Industrial Arts Education
    • RG 17/6/6 - Curriculum in Vocational Industrial Education
    • RG 17/6/7 - Curriculum in Vocational Technical Education
  • RG 17/7 - Special Education
Record Group 18 - College of Engineering
  • RG 18 - College of Engineering (Information)
  • RG 18 - College of Engineering (Publications, General)
  • RG 18a - Faculty Resolutions
  • RG 18b - Engineer's Week
  • RG 18c - Curriculum (Publications)
  • RG 18d - Newsletters and Magazines
  • RG 18e - Engineering Enrichment Camp (Publications)
  • RG 18f - Guest Speakers and Lecturers (Publications)
  • RG 18g - Seminars and Short Courses (Publications)
  • RG 18h - Awards, Commencements, etc. (Publications)
    Scope and Contents

    RG 18h may include
    Academy of Engineering Excellence

  • RG 18/1 - Office of the Dean
    • RG 18/1/1 - Distinguished Professorships
  • RG 18/2 - Individual Faculty
  • RG 18/3 - Department of Aerospace and Ocean Engineering
  • RG 18/4 - Department of Biological Systems Engineering (BSE) [see also RG 13/4]
    Administrative History

    The Department of Agricultural Engineering became the Department of Biological Systems Engineering (BSE) in 1992. It is within both the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and the College of Engineering.

  • RG 18/5 - Department of Chemical Engineering
  • RG 18/6 - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
    • RG 18/6 - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (Information)
    • RG 18/6 - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (Publications, General)
    • RG 18/6 - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (Publications, Curriculum)
    • RG 18/6/1 - Fiber and Electro-Optics Research Center
    • RG 18/6/2 - Virginia Power Electronics Center
    • RG 18/6/3 - Wireless @ Virginia Tech [formerly Mobile and Portable Radio Research Group]
    • RG 18/6/4 - EE/PC Maintenance Center
    • RG 18/6/5 - Department Centennial, 1891-1991
    • RG 18/6/6 - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Power Engineering Society Student Prize Paper Awards
  • RG 18/7 - Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
    Scope and Content

    RG 18/7 may include
    Air Pollution Workshop
    Water pollution / Flint Water Study

    • RG 18/7 - Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, pre-1981 (Publications)
    • RG 18/7a - Flint Water Crisis (Flint, Michigan)
  • RG 18/8 - Department of Engineering Science and Mechanics
  • RG 18/9 - Department of Mechanical Engineering
    Scope and Content

    RG 18/9 may include
    Nuclear Reactor
    Center for Intelligent Materials Systems and Structures
    Center for Vehicle Systems and Safety

    • RG 18/9/1 - Robotics
      Scope and Content

      RG 18/9/1 may include
      Robotics and Mechanisms Laboratory
      RoboCup
      DARPA challenges
      SAFFiR, Team Valor projects
      Terrestrial Robotics Engineering and Controls Lab (TREC)
      Robotics competitions

    • RG 18/9/2 - Vehicle Teams
      Scope and Content

      RG 18/9/2 may include
      Hybrid Electric Vehicle Team (HEVT)
      Advanced Vehicle Technology Competitions
      EcoCar projects
      Vehicle competitions

  • RG 18/10 - Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISE) [formerly Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research (IEOR)]
    Scope and Content

    RG 18/10 may include
    Management Systems Engineering Lab

    • RG 18/10/1 - Human Factors Laboratory
  • RG 18/11 - Department of Mining and Minerals Engineering
    Scope and Content

    RG 18/11 may include
    Coal Research

  • RG 18/12 - Division of Graphics [obsolete, 1963]
  • RG 18/13 - Division of Engineering Technology
    • RG 18/13/1 - Option in Civil Technology
    • RG 18/13/2 - Option in Electrical Technology
    • RG 18/13/3 - Option in Mechanical Technology
  • RG 18/14 - Nuclear Engineering Program [formerly Option in Nuclear Engineering]
  • RG 18/15 - Program in Engineering Fundamentals
  • RG 18/16 - Department of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE)
    Administrative History

    The Chemistry and Metallurgy Department was established in 1883 and went through manny names before becoming the Department of Metallurgical Engineering in 1955. In 1964, the department merged with Ceramic Engineering to become Metals and Ceramics Engineering. In 1976, it became Materials Engineering, and then the Department of Materials Science and Engineering in 1992.

  • RG 18/18 - Department of Biomedical Engineering and Mechanics (BEAM)
  • RG 18/19 - Center for Composite Materials and Structures [see also RG 18/8]
  • RG 18/20 - Smart Materials and Structures Lab
  • RG 18/21 - Department of Computer Science
    Scope and Content

    RG 18/21 may include
    Discovery Analytics Center
    Data analytics certificate program

Record Group 19 - College of Human Sciences and Education [obsolete, July 2003]
Administrative History

The College of Human Sciences and Education went through many names and classifications until it merged into the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences in July 2003:
1924 - Department of Home Economics established.
1937 - Department moved to the School of Agriculture.
1960 - The Department becomes the School of Home Economics.
1964 - The School becomes the College of Home Economics.
1982 - The College renamed the College of Human Resources.
1996 - The College renamed the College of Human Resources and Education.
2002 - The College renamed the College of Human Sciences and Education.
July 2003 - The College merged into the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.

Scope and Content

See RG 48 for College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences (CLAHS).

  • RG 19 - College of Human Resources (Information)
  • RG 19 - College of Human Resources (Publications)
  • RG 19/1 - Office of the Dean
  • RG 19/2 - Individual Faculty
  • RG 19/3 - Department of Clothing and Textiles
  • RG 19/4 - Department of Human Nutrition and Foods
  • RG 19/5 - Department of Family and Child Development
    Scope and Content

    RG 19/5 may include
    Center for Family Service

    Administrative History

    The Department of Management, Housing, and Family Development became Department of Family and Child Development.

    • RG 19/5a - Adult Day Care Center
  • RG 19/6 - Department of General Home Economics
  • RG 19/7 - Center for Gerontology
  • RG 19/8 - Housing, Interior Design, and Resource Management
  • RG 19/9 - Hotel, Restaurant, and Institution Management (HRIM) [obsolete; see RG 16/15]
  • RG 19/10 - Center for the Study of Poverty
  • RG 19/11 - Training and Technical Assistance Center (T/TAC)
Record Group 20 - Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine (Vet Med)
  • RG 20 - Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine (Information)
  • RG 20 - Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine (Publications, General)
  • RG 20a - Awards, Commencements, and Dedications
  • RG 20b - Conferences, Seminars, Workshops, and Short Courses (Publications)
  • RG 20c - Newsletters (Except from Equine Center)
  • RG 20d - General Forms
  • RG 20/1 - Office of the Dean
  • RG 20/2 - Individual Faculty
  • RG 20/3 - Department of Biomedical Sciences
  • RG 20/4 - Department of Pathobiology
  • RG 20/5 - Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences
    • RG 20/5a - Short Courses, Seminars, etc. (Publications)
    • RG 20/5b - Forms
  • RG 20/6 - Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences
    • RG 20/6a - Short Course, Seminars (Publications)
  • RG 20/7 - Veterinary Teaching Hospital
    • RG 20/7a - Workshops, Seminars, Short Courses, etc. (Publications)
    • RG 20/7b - Forms
  • RG 20/8 - Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center (Information)
    • RG 20/8a - Workshops, Seminars, Short Courses, etc. (Publications)
    • RG 20/8b - Equine Center Forms
    • RG 20/8c - Other Equine Center Publications
  • RG 20/9 - Center for Animal Human Relationships (CENTAUR)
  • RG 20/10 - Veterinary clinics
Record Group 21 - Advancement Division
Administrative History

The offices of University Development and University Relations, formerly the Office of Development and Public Relations, merged with the Office of Alumni Relations to become the Advancement Division in July 2015.

Scope and Content

See RG 29 for the Alumni Association.

  • RG 21 - Advancement Division (Information)
  • RG 21 - Advancement Division (Publications)
  • RG 21a - Grants and Gifts
  • RG 21/1 - Vice President for Advancement
  • RG 21/2 - University Development
  • RG 21/3 - University Relations
    Scope and Content

    RG 21/3 may include
    University News and Information Services

    See also RG 6/5.

  • RG 21/4 - Campaign for Excellence
  • RG 21/5 - Educational Communications [obsolete, 1989]
  • RG 21/6 - Campaign for Virginia Tech
  • RG 21/7 - Virginia Tech Ut Prosim Society
  • RG 21/8 - Virginia Center for Civil War Studies
  • RG 21/9 - Commonwealth Chartered University Initiative
  • RG 21/10 - Virginia Tech Legacy Society
  • RG 21/11 - Women and Leadership in Philanthropy
  • RG 21/12 - University Awards and Medals
Record Group 22 - Graduate School
  • RG 22 - Graduate School (Information)
  • RG 22 - Graduate School (Publications)
  • RG 22/1 - Office of the Dean
  • RG 22/2 - Cooperative Graduate Programs
    • RG 22/2a- Commonwealth Graduate Engineering Program [formerly Cooperative Graduate Engineering Program]
  • RG 22/3 - Interdepartmental Plant Physiology Program
  • RG 22/4 - Roanoke Graduate Center [acquired in Fall 1988]
  • RG 22/5 - Northern Virginia Graduate Center (Falls Church)
    • RG 22/5 - Northern Virginia Graduate Center (Information)
    • RG 22/5a - Seminars and Conferences (Publications)
    • RG 22/5/1 - Business Programs
    • RG 22/5/2 - Computer Science and Engineering Programs
    • RG 22/5/3 - Education Programs
  • RG 22/6 - Cranwell International Center / University Community International Center
  • RG 22/7 - Graduate Scholarships and Fellowships
  • RG 22/8 - Graduate Programs [see RG 20 for Veterinary Medicine]
    • RG 22/8a - College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Graduate Programs
    • RG 22/8b - College of Architecture and Urban Studies Graduate Programs
    • RG 22/8c - College of Arts and Sciences Graduate Programs
      • RG 22/8c - College of Arts and Sciences Graduate Programs (Information)
      • RG 22/8c - College of Arts and Sciences Graduate Programs (Publications, General)
      • RG 22/8c/1 - Chemistry Graduate Programs
      • RG 22/8c/2 - Statistics Graduate Program
      • RG 22/8c/3 - Biology Graduate Program
      • RG 22/8c/4 - Physics Graduate Program
      • RG 22/8c/5 - Computer Science Graduate Program
      • RG 22/8c/6 - English Graduate Program
      • RG 22/8c/7 - Mathematics Graduate Program
      • RG 22/8c/8 - History Graduate Program
      • RG 22/8c/9 - Psychology Graduate Program
      • RG 22/8c/10 - Sociology Graduate Program
      • RG 22/8c/11 - Geography Graduate Program
      • RG 22/8c/12 - Political Science Graduate Program
      • RG 22/8c/13 - Philosophy Graduate Program
      • RG 22/8c/14 - Theatre and Music Graduate Programs
    • RG 22/8d - Pamplin College of Business Graduate Programs
    • RG 22/8e - College of Education Graduate Programs
    • RG 22/8f - College of Engineering Graduate Programs
    • RG 22/8g - College of Forestry and Wildlife (now College of Natural Resources and Environment) Graduate Programs
    • RG 22/8h - College of Human Resources Graduate Programs
Record Group 23 - University Libraries
Scope and Content

RG 23 may include
Bond Issue, 1977 (educational bonds)
Martha Creighton Memorial Library Fund

  • RG 23 - Dean of the University Libraries [formerly Office of the University Librarian]
  • RG 23 - University Libraries (Information) (includes monthly circulation and accession reports, 1915-1919)
  • RG 23a - Library Management Workshops
  • RG 23aa - Strategic Directions and Library Plans
  • RG 23b - Library Building Plans and Spaces
    • RG 23b/1 - Construction Progress on Addition (1978-1981 expansion)
  • RG 23c - Library Faculty Association (LFA)
    • RG 23c/1 - Continued Appointment Track Faculty Affairs Committee (CATFAC) [formerly Faculty Affairs Committee]
  • RG 23d - Library Staff Association (LSA)
    • RG 23d/2 - Executive Board
  • RG 23dd - Friends of the University Libraries
  • RG 23e - Brochures and Publications
    • RG 23e/1 - Bibliotech Column from Spectrum
    • RG 23e/2 - Library Timesavers and "What Is It This Time"
    • RG 23e/3 - General Library Guides
    • RG 23e/4 - User Self-Test
    • RG 23e/5 - Other Library Newsletters (Non-departmental)
    • RG 23e/6 - Non-Virginia Tech Publications
  • RG 23f - Self-study
  • RG 23g - Annual Reports - University Libraries (Z 633)
  • RG 23h - Library Committees and Departments
    • RG 23h/1 - Library Council (LC)
      • RG 23h/1a - Library Council (LC) Minutes
    • RG 23h/2 - Library Administrative Committee [formerly University Libraries Management Committee; formerly Library Advisory Council]
      • RG 23h/2a - Library Administrative Committee Minutes / University Library Bulletin
    • RG 23h/4 - Advisory Committee on Professional Development (ACPD)
    • RG 23h/5 - Staff Affairs Committee (SAC) [formerly Staff Concerns]
    • RG 23h/6 - Reference Departments
      • RG 23h/6/1 - Special Collections [obsolete; see RG 23/7]
        Scope and Content

        RG 23h/6/1 may include
        Mary Larimer
        Glen McMullen
        Stephen Zietz
        Gail McMillan
        Jennifer Gunter
        Aaron Purcell
        Digital Library and Archives

      • RG 23h/6/2 - Humanities/Social Sciences
      • RG 23h/6/3 - Science and Technology
      • RG 23h/6/4 - Center for Alternate Media (CAM)
    • RG 23h/7 - Technical Services
      • RG 23h/7a - Binding/Preparations
      • RG 23h/7b - Cataloging
    • RG 23h/8 - Programming and Research Office (PRO) / Planning and Research [obsolete; see RG 23h/17 and RG 23h/18]
      • RG 23h/8/1 - CFS/LOCAS cataloging systems
    • RG 23h/9 - Acquisitions
    • RG 23h/10 - Business Services
    • RG 23h/11 - Collection Management / Collection Development
    • RG 23h/12 - Library Automation Services [obsolete; see RG 23h/19]
    • RG 23h/13 - Personnel Services
    • RG 23h/14 - Photocopy Auxillary
    • RG 23h/15 - Access Services
    • RG 23h/16 - Virginia Tech Information Center (VTIC)
    • RG 23h/17 - Research and Informatics
      Scope and Contents

      RG 23h/17 may include
      Scholarly Communications

    • RG 23h/18 - Learning
      Scope and Content

      RG 23h/18/1 may include
      Learning Environments
      Public programming and outreach
      Event announcements and publicity

    • RG 23h/19 - Information Technology Systems
      Administrative History

      The Information Technology Services department was renamed from Library Systems in July 2012. Prior to that it was the Systems Operations department, which had merged with Library Automation Services.

  • RG 23i - Library Policy Manual
    • RG 23i/1 - Library Policies
  • RG 23j - Emergency Procedure Plans (Disaster Action Plans)
  • RG 23k - Directories
    • RG 23k/1 - Subject Librarians
    • RG 23k/2 - Academic Library Instruction Programs in Virginia
    • RG 23k/3 - Hours
  • RG 23m - Library Forms
  • RG 23n - Library Organization and Reorganization / Personnel Notes
  • RG 23/1 - Art + Architecture Library
  • RG 23/2 - Geology Library
    • RG 23/2/1 - New Acquisitions Lists
  • RG 23/3 - VTLS (Information)
  • RG 23/3 - VTLS (Publications)
  • RG 23/4 - Northern Virginia Center Resource Center [formerly Northern Virginia Graduate Center Library]
  • RG 23/5 - Veterinary Medicine Library
  • RG 23/7 - Special Collections
    Administrative History

    Special Collections was previously part of the Digital Library and Archives / Scholarly Communication department.

Record Group 24 - Radford College [obsolete, 1964]
Administrative History

In 1943/1944, the Radford State Teachers College merged with VPI and became the Women's Division of the university. In 1964, the two schools separated, and the Radford campus became Radford College. In 1979, it became Radford University.

  • RG 24/1 - Radford University
Record Group 25 - Office of Research and Innovation
Administrative History

The Office of Research and Innovation has also been known as the Research Division and the Office of Research and Graduate Studies.

Scope and Content

RG 25 may include
Center for Operations Research
Coal Research
Molecular Structure Laboratory / Electron Microscope

  • RG 25 - Office of Research and Innovation (Information)
  • RG 25 - Office of Research and Innovation (Publications)
  • RG 25 - Opportunities/Grants
  • RG 25/1 - Virginia Agricultural Experiment Station
    • RG 25/1a - Reynolds Homestead Learning Center and Research Station
    • RG 25/1b - Middleburg Agricultural Experiment Station
  • RG 25/3 - Water Resources Research Center
  • RG 25/4 - Center for Environmental and Hazardous Materials Study [formerly Center for Environmental Studies]
    • RG 25/4a - Fralin Biotechnology Center [obsolete, 2008; see RG 25/16]
      Administrative History

      The Fralin Biotechnology Center was established in 1995 to promote research, education, and outreach related to the life sciences at Virginia Tech. The Center merged with the Institute for Biomedical and Public Health Sciences [RG 25/16] in August 2008.

  • RG 25/5 - University Industry Center (joint with Extension)
  • RG 25/6 - Center for Systematic Collections [see RG 38/1]
  • RG 25/7 - Virginia Center for Coal and Energy Research
  • RG 25/9 - Memorandum (Monthly)
  • RG 25/10 - Laboratory Support Programs
  • RG 25/11 - Office of Sponsored Programs (includes Creative Match Grants Program)
  • RG 25/12 - Miles Horton Research Center
  • RG 25/13 - Center for Adhesive and Sealant Science [see also RG 18/19]
  • RG 25/14 - University Related Research
    Scope and Content

    RG 25/14 may include
    Institute for Advanced Learning and Research
    University-level research partnerships

  • RG 25/15 - Alexandria Research Institute
  • RG 25/16 - Fralin Life Sciences Institute
    Administrative History

    The Fralin Life Science Institute was formed in August 2008 as a merger of the Fralin Biotechnology Center [RG 25/4a], founded in 1995, and the Institute for Biomedical and Public Health Sciences, created in 2003.

    Scope and Contents

    RG 25/16 may include
    Global Change Center

  • RG 25/17 - Institute for Critical Technology and Applied Science (ICTAS)
    Scope and Content

    RG 25/17 may include
    Nuclear Science and Engineering Lab
    Ted and Karyn Hume Center for National Security and Technology
    Mid-Atlantic Aviation Partnership (MAAP) / unmanned aircraft

  • RG 25/19 - Biocomplexity Institute of Virginia Tech [formerly Virginia Bioinformatics Institute]
    Scope and Contents

    RG 25/19 may include
    MetroLab Network partnership
    Interdisciplinary Ph.D. program in Genetics, Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (GBCB)

  • RG 25/20 - Virginia Tech Transportation Institute (VTTI) [formerly Center for Transportation Research]
    Scope and Content

    RG 25/20 may include
    Center for Technology Development

  • RG 25/21 - Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute [obsolete; see RG 46]
  • RG 25/22 - Institute for Creativity, Arts, and Technology (ICAT)
    Scope and Content

    See also RG 5/17.

    RG 25/22 may include
    Virginia Science Festival
    Maker Camp

  • RG 25/24 - Virginia Tech Intellectual Properties
  • RG 25/25 - Office of Research Compliance
    Scope and Contents

    RG 25/25 may include
    Institutional Review Board (IRB)

  • RG 25/26 - Virginia Tech Applied Research Corporation (VT-ARC)
Record Group 26 - Virginia Cooperative Extension
Administrative History

In 1914, Virginia Tech became the headquarters for Virginia's Agricultural Extension, also called the Cooperative Extension Service. In 1966, the Virginia General Assembly established the V.P.I. Extension Division, which combined the Cooperative Extension Service, General Extension Division, State Technical Services, and Continuing Education Center. In 1995, the Extension Division became the Virginia Cooperative Extension and Agricultural Experiment Station Division, often shortened to the Virginia Cooperative Extension.

  • RG 26 - Virginia Cooperative Extension (Information)
  • RG 26 - Virginia Cooperative Extension (Publications, General)
  • RG 26a - Administrative (Publications)
  • RG 26b - Job Announcements
  • RG 26c - Newsletters
  • RG 26d - "Virginia Gardener"
  • RG 26e - Seminars and Conferences, 1990-present (Publications)
  • RG 26e - Seminars and Conferences, through 1989
  • RG 26f - Forms and Surveys
  • RG 26/1a - Bureau of Community Development [obsolete]
  • RG 26/2 - Agricultural Extension Service [obsolete]
  • RG 26/3 - Graduate Life Center at Donaldson Brown
    Administrative History

    Graduate Life Center at Donaldson Brown was formerly the Continuing Education Center (CEC), the Donaldson Brown Center for Continuing Education, and until 2006 the Donaldson Brown Hotel and Conference Center.

    Scope and Content

    RG 26/3 may include
    Administrator's Conferences

    • RG 26/3 - Graduate Life Center at Donaldson Brown (Information)
    • RG 26/3 - Graduate Life Center at Donaldson Brown (Publications)
    • RG 26/3/1 - Seminars, Conferences, etc. through 1989 (Publications)
    • RG 26/3/1 - Seminars, Conferences, etc., 1990-present (Publications)
    • RG 26/3/2 - Non-Credit Conference Listings, through 1989
    • RG 26/3/2 - Non-Credit Conference Listings, 1990-present
    • RG 26/3/3 - Dining and Entertainment (Publications)
  • RG 26/4 - 4-H, FFA (Future Farmers of America), FHA (Future Homemakers of America)
  • RG 26/5 - Technical Resources
  • RG 26/6 - Community Resource Development
  • RG 26/7 - Institute for Leadership and Volunteer Development [formerly Center for Volunteer Development]
    • RG 26/7 - Institute for Leadership and Volunteer Development (Information)
    • RG 26/7 - Institute for Leadership and Volunteer Development (Publications)
    • RG 26/7a - Reports, Monographs
    • RG 26/7b - Newsletter
  • RG 26/8 - Agri-Tech Week
    Scope and Content

    RG 26/8 may include
    Animal Industry Day

  • RG 26/9 - Institute of Rural Affairs
Record Group 27 - Virginia Tech Foundation, Inc.
Administrative History

Formed in 1948, the Virginia Tech Foundation, Inc. was formerly called the VPI Educational Foundation.

  • RG 27 - Virginia Tech Foundation, Inc. (Information)
  • RG 27 - Virginia Tech Foundation, Inc. (Publications)
  • RG 27/1 - WVTF [formerly WVWR, until April 1982]
  • RG 27/2 - Corporate Research Center (CRC)
  • RG 27/3 - VT KnowledgeWorks
Record Group 28 - Development Council [obsolete, 1985]
Administrative History

The Development Council was established in 1964 to "provide overall coordination" of the University's development program. The Council was composed of the executive committees of the Board of Visitors, Alumni Association, and VPI Education Foundation, as well the president of the Virginia Tech Student Aid Association. The Council was replaced by the Executive Council of the Virginia Tech Educational Foundation, Inc., in 1985.

Scope and Content

See RG 27 for Virginia Tech Foundation Inc.

Record Group 29 - Alumni Association
Administrative History

The Office for Alumni Relations merged with the offices of University Development and University Relations into the Advancement Division in July 2015.

Scope and Content

See RG 21 for the Advancement Division.

RG 29 may include
Homecoming Day
Dix Plan for Class Reunion

  • RG 29 - Alumni Association (Information)
  • RG 29 - Alumni Association (Publications)
  • RG 29a - New River Chapter
  • RG 29b - Funds
  • RG 29c - Directories
  • RG 29/1 - Memorial Committees
    • RG 29/1/1 - Memorial Awards
  • RG 29/2 - Women's Chapter [obsolete, 1971]
  • RG 29/3 - Faculty Awards
    Scope and Content

    RG 29/3 may include
    Academy of Teaching Excellence
    Committee for Excellence in Teaching [see also RG 2/11]

  • RG 29/4 - University Club
  • RG 29/5 - Old Guard
  • RG 29/6 - Homecoming
  • RG 29/7 - Civil War Weekend
  • RG 29/8 - Black Alumni
Record Group 30 - Faculty Organizations
Scope and Content

See also RG 6 for staff and employee related organizations.

  • RG 30 - Faculty Organizations (Information)
  • RG 30 - Faculty Organizations (Publications)
  • RG 30/1 - Faculty Meetings
  • RG 30/2 - Science Club, Science Council [obsolete]
  • RG 30/3 - Faculty Senate
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      RG 30/3 - Faculty Senate in University Governance, 2000
  • RG 30/4 - American Association of University Professors (AAUP)
    Scope and Content

    RG 30/4 may include
    Association of American Colleges and Universities

  • RG 30/6 - Black Faculty/Staff Caucus
  • RG 30/7 - Women's Network (Information)
  • RG 30/7 - Women's Network (Publications)
  • RG 30/8 - Sigma Xi (Scientific Research Honorary Society)
  • RG 30/9 - Organization of Women Faculty
  • RG 30/10 - Faculty/Staff Awards
  • RG 30/11 - LGBT Caucus
    Administrative History

    Formed in 1992, the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Caucus at Virginia Tech (LGBT Caucus) out of the Women’s Network as the LGB Caucus. Transgender was added to the name and gender identity to the group's mission statement in 2002.

    Scope and Content

    RG 30/11 may include
    Lavender Ceremony
    Gay in Appalachia
    Lambda Horizon Scholarship

Record Group 31 - Student Organizations and Publications
  • RG 31 - Student Organizations (Publications)
  • RG 31 - Student Organizations (Information)
  • RG 31/1 - City, County, and Sectional Clubs
    • RG 31/1/1 - Apple Club
    • RG 31/1/2 - Baltimore Polytechnic Institute Alumni Club
    • RG 31/1/3 - Black Diamond Club
    • RG 31/1/4 - Brush Mountain Academy
    • RG 31/1/5 - Cosmopolitan Club [obsolete; see RG 31/6/6]
    • RG 31/1/6 - Eastern Shore Anchor Club
    • RG 31/1/7 - Lonesome Pine Club
    • RG 31/1/8 - Lynchburg Club
    • RG 31/1/9 - Northern Neck Club
    • RG 31/1/10 - Peanut Club
    • RG 31/1/11 - Roanoke Club
    • RG 31/1/12 - Shenandoah Valley Club
  • RG 31/2 - Curricular Clubs (Student/Professional Groups)
    Scope and Content

    RG 31/2 may include, but is not limited to the following groups:
    Accounting Society
    Administrative Management Society
    All-American Dairy Show
    Alpha Tau Alpha (Vocational Agriculture)
    American Congress on Surveying and Mapping
    American Fisheries Society
    American Institute of Chemical Engineers
    American Society for [of] Metals
    American Society for Personnel Administration
    American Society of Interior Designers
    Biochemistry Club
    Biomedical Engineering Society
    Biology Club
    Business Club
    Commodity Investing by Students (COINS)
    Computer Club
    Conservation and Recreation Society
    D.E.U.S. (Urban and Regional Studies)
    English Club
    Entomological Society
    Executive Forum (Business)
    Fashion Merchandising and Design Society
    Forest Products Research Society
    Geography Club [charter revoked 1975]
    Graduate Women in Business
    Health Physics Society
    Holden Society [obsolete]
    Hyperloop of Virginia Tech / Vhyper
    International Food Service Executives Association
    Manchester League
    Operations Research Society of America
    Parapsychology Club
    Plant Protection Club
    Political Economy Union
    Political Science Club
    Pre-Law Society
    Pre-Veterinary Club
    Professional Health, Physical Education, and Recreation Association
    Professional Recreation Association
    Psychology Club
    Public Relations Student Society of America
    The Ridge Runner
    Russian Club
    Society of American Foresters
    Society of American Military Engineers
    Society of Engineering Science
    Society of Professional Journalists
    Sociology Club
    Statistics Club
    Student Alliance for Landscaping Architecture
    Student Music Educators Conference
    Triangle
    Urban Affairs Exchange
    Vocational Industrial Club
    VT Hacks

    • RG 31/2/1 - Astronomy Club
    • RG 31/2/2 - Agricultural Economics Club
    • RG 31/2/3 - Agricultural Club Council [see also RG 31/2/6]
      Scope and Content

      Agricultural Club Council may include
      Agronomy Club
      Agronomy Society of America
      Agronomy Economics Club

    • RG 31/2/4 - Agricultural Education Society
    • RG 31/2/5 - Agricultural Technology Club
    • RG 31/2/6 - Agronomy Club [see also RG 31/2/3]
    • RG 31/2/7 - Alpha Epsilon Rho (Broadcasting)
    • RG 31/2/8 - Alpha Rho Chi (Architecture)
    • RG 31/2/9 - American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists
    • RG 31/2/10 - American Chemical Association
    • RG 31/2/11 - American Institute of Aeronautics & Astronautics
    • RG 31/2/12 - American Institute of Architects
    • RG 31/2/13 - American Institute of Industrial Engineers
    • RG 31/2/14 - American Marketing Association
    • RG 31/2/15 - American Nuclear Society
    • RG 31/2/16 - American Society of Agricultural Engineers
    • RG 31/2/17 - American Society of Civil Engineers
    • RG 31/2/18 - American Society of Landscape Architects
    • RG 31/2/19 - American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
    • RG 31/2/20 - Association for the Advancement of Engineering / Association for the Advancement of Engineers
    • RG 31/2/21 - Association for Computing Machinery
    • RG 31/2/22 - Beta Alpha Psi (Accounting)
    • RG 31/2/24 - Burkhart Mining Society
    • RG 31/2/25 - Dairy Science Club
      Scope and Content

      RG 31/2/25 may include
      American Dairy Science Association
      All-American Dairy Show
      Dairy Club

      • RG 31/2/25a - Dairy Day
    • RG 31/2/26 - Delta Pi Epsilon (Business Administration/Business Education)
    • RG 31/2/27 - Distributive Education Club
    • RG 31/2/28 - Epsilon Pi Tau (Industrial Arts/Vocational Education)
    • RG 31/2/29 - Food Science Club
    • RG 31/2/30 - Forensics Club
    • RG 31/2/31 - Forestry Club
    • RG 31/2/32 - French Club
    • RG 31/2/33 - Future Business Leaders of American (FBLA)
    • RG 31/2/34 - Geology Club
    • RG 31/2/35 - History Club
    • RG 31/2/36 - Horticulture Club
    • RG 31/2/37 - Home Economics Association
    • RG 31/2/38 - Industrial Arts Education Club
    • RG 31/2/39 - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
    • RG 31/2/40 - Mathematics Club
    • RG 31/2/41 - National Honor Society of Black Engineers
    • RG 31/2/42 - Philosophy Club
    • RG 31/2/43 - Pi Sigma Epsilon (Business)
    • RG 31/2/44 - Poultry Science Club
    • RG 31/2/45 - Sigma Lambda Chi (Architecture)
    • RG 31/2/46 - Society of Architectural Engineers
    • RG 31/2/47 - Society of Automotive Engineers
    • RG 31/2/48 - Society of Physics Students
    • RG 31/2/49 - Soil Conservation Society
    • RG 31/2/50 - Spanish Club
    • RG 31/2/51 - Student Art Association
    • RG 31/2/52 - Student Engineers Council
    • RG 31/2/53 - Student Dietetic Association
    • RG 31/2/54 - Virginia Education Association, Student Chapter
    • RG 31/2/55 - Virginia Society of Professional Engineers
    • RG 31/2/56 - Wildlife Society
    • RG 31/2/57 - Women in Communications, Inc. (WICI)
  • RG 31/3 - Dance Clubs (includes Contemporary Dance Ensemble)
    • RG 31/3/1 - Cotillion Club [obsolete, May 1970]
    • RG 31/3/2 - German Club
    • RG 31/3/3 - Square Dance Club
    • RG 31/3/4 - Techniques
    • RG 31/3/5 - HighTechs
  • RG 31/4 - Dramatic Organizations
    Scope and Content

    RG 31/4 may include
    Broadway Series

    • RG 31/4/1 - Dramatic Club
    • RG 31/4/2 - Maroon Mask
    • RG 31/4/3 - Thespian Club
    • RG 31/4/4 - University Theater [see also RG 15/15/3]
  • RG 31/5 - Honor Societies
    Scope and Content

    RG 31/5 may include
    Alpha Epsilon (Agricultural Education)
    Alpha Epsilon Delta (Pre-Med)
    Alpha Kappa Delta (Sociology)
    Alpha Kappa Psi (Professional Business)
    Alpha Lambda Delta (Scholarhsip)
    Alpha Pi Mu (Industrial Engineering) [see also Stuback Memorial Scholarship in RG 5/2/5c]
    Alpha Sigma Mu (Metallurgical Engineering)
    Alpha Zeta (Agriculture)
    Arnold Air Society [see also RG 8/4]
    Beta Gamma Sigma (Business)
    Beta Tau Epsilon (Engineering)
    Block and Bridle Club (Animal Science)
    Chi Epsilon (Civil Engineering)
    Delta Phi Alpha (German)
    Delta Psi Kappa (Health, Physical Education, and Recreation)
    Delta Sigma Pi (Professional Business Fraternity)
    Eta Kappa Nu (Electrical Engineering)
    Gamma Beta Phi (Scholarship)
    Gamma Sigma Delta (Agriculture)
    Garnet and Gold (Women)
    Kappa Delta Pi (Education)
    Kappa Kappa Psi (Bands)
    Kappa Omicron Nu
    Kappa Theta Epsilon (Co-op)
    Mortar Board
    Omicron Delta Epsilon (Economics)
    Omicron Delta Kappa (Leadership)
    Omicron Delta Kappa (Leadership) - Alpha Omicron Circle
    Phi Alpha Theta (History)
    Phi Beta Kappa (Scholarship)
    Phi Beta Kappa (Scholarship) - John D. Wilson Essay Prize
    Phi Delta Kappa
    Phi Eta Sigma (Freshman Scholarship)
    Phi Kappa Phi (Scholarship)
    Phi Lambda Upsilon (Chemistry)
    Phi Mu Alpha (Music)
    Phi Sigma
    Phi Sigma Iota (Foreign Languages)
    Phi Sigma Society (Biological Sciences)
    Phi Tau Sigma (Food Science)
    Pi Alpha Xi (Horticulture)
    Pi Delta Epsilon (Journalism)
    Pi Mu Epsilon (Math)
    Pi Omega Pi (Business Education)
    Pi Sigma Alpha (Political Science)
    Pi Tau Sigma (Mechanical Engineering)
    Sigma Delta Pi (Spanish)
    Sigma Delta Psi (Athletic) [charter revoked 1975]
    Sigma Gamma Tau (Aerospace Engineering)
    Sigma Lambda Sigma [see Mortar Board]
    Sigma Pi Sigma
    Tau Beta Pi (Engineering)
    Tau Beta Sigma (Bands)
    Tau Sigma Delta (Architecture)
    Theta Epsilon Theta (Research)
    Upsilon Pi Epsilon (Computer Sciences)
    Xi Sigma Pi (Forestry Education)

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      RG 31/5 - Block and Bridle Club
  • RG 31/6 - International Organizations
    Scope and Content

    RG 31/6 may include
    International Undergraduate Association
    Indonesian Student Organization
    Korean Student Organization
    Filipino American Student Association
    Circulo Hispanico

    • RG 31/6/1 - African Students Association
      Scope and Content

      RG 31/6/1 may include
      Black Cultural Center
      "Black Voices"

    • RG 31/6/2 - Arab Students Association
    • RG 31/6/3 - Chinese Students Association
    • RG 31/6/4 - Hong Kong Club
    • RG 31/6/5 - Indian Students Association
    • RG 31/6/6 - International Club [see also RG 31/1/5]
    • RG 31/6/7 - Muslim Students Association
    • RG 31/6/8 - Turkish Students Association
    • RG 31/6/9 - Vietnamese Student Association
  • RG 31/7 - Military
    Scope and Content

    See RG 8/4 for the following:
    Angel Flight
    Army Blades
    Arnold Air Society [see also RG 31/5]
    Association of the U. S. Army
    Color Guard
    Conrad Cavalry
    Eagle Scout Association
    Gregory Guard
    Navy Sailing Team
    Navy Seam Preparatory Team
    Raiders Platoon
    Regimental Band (Highty Tighties)
    Recruiting Outstanding Cadets (ROC)
    Society of Military Engineers
    Sash and Sabre Society
    Scabbard and Blade
    Skipper Crew
    Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets

    • RG 31/7/1 - Air Force Special Training Squadron
    • RG 31/7/2 - Ranger Company
    • RG 31/7/3 - Semper Fidelis Society
    • RG 31/7/4 - Veterans@VT
  • RG 31/8 - Music Groups
    Scope and Content

    RG 31/8 may include
    Apollo Club
    Metro Pep Band
    Student a cappella groups

    • RG 31/8 - Music Groups (Information)
    • RG 31/8 - Music Groups (Publications)
      • RG 31/8a - Music Groups (Publications, Calenders)
    • RG 31/8/1 - Chamber Music
    • RG 31/8/2 - Chamber Choir
    • RG 31/8/3 - Choral Union and Opera Workshop
    • RG 31/8/4 - Collegium Musicum
    • RG 31/8/5 - Meistersingers
    • RG 31/8/6 - Percussion Ensemble/Marimba Ensemble
    • RG 31/8/7 - Performing Arts Federation
    • RG 31/8/8 - Techmen
    • RG 31/8/9 - University Jazz Ensemble
    • RG 31/8/10 - University Symphonic Wind Ensemble
    • RG 31/8/11 - University Symphony Band/Pep Bands
    • RG 31/8/12 - New Virginians (Information)
    • RG 31/8/12 - New Virginians (Miscellaneous) [see also Posters box]
    • RG 31/8/12 - New Virginians (Publications)
    • RG 31/8/13 - Marching Virginians
    • RG 31/8/14 - Audubon Quartet [see also RG 15/15/2]
    • RG 31/8/15 - Southern Colonels
    • RG 31/8/16 - Virginia Tech Minstrels
  • RG 31/9 - Political Groups
    Scope and Content

    RG 31/9 may include
    Conservative Club
    Young Americans for Liberty / Libertarians at Virginia Tech

    • RG 31/9/1 - Young Americans for Freedom
    • RG 31/9/2 - Young Democrats
    • RG 31/9/3 - College Republicans
  • RG 31/10 - Religious Organizations
    • RG 31/10/1 - A.S.K. [see also RG 8/2/4]
    • RG 31/10/2 - Baha'i Association
    • RG 31/10/3 - Baptist Student Union
    • RG 31/10/4 - Campus Christian Life Committee [obsolete]
    • RG 31/10/5 - Campus Crusade for Christ [obsolete; see also RG 31/6]
    • RG 31/10/6 - Canterbury Club (Episcopalian)
    • RG 31/10/7 - Chinese Bible Study Group
    • RG 31/10/8 - Christian Science Organization
    • RG 31/10/9 - Dayspring Campus
    • RG 31/10/10 - Disciples of Westminster Fellowship
    • RG 31/10/11 - Eckankar
    • RG 31/10/12 - Fellowship of Pentecostal Christians
    • RG 31/10/13 - Genesis
    • RG 31/10/14 - Hillel (Jewish)
    • RG 31/10/15 - Intervarsity Christian Fellowship
    • RG 31/10/16 - Latter-Day Student Association
    • RG 31/10/17 - Lutheran Students Association of America
    • RG 31/10/18 - Navigators (Christian)
    • RG 31/10/19 - New Oxford Society (Episcopalian)
    • RG 31/10/20 - Newman Community Foundation (Catholic)
    • RG 31/10/21 - Reformed University Movement
    • RG 31/10/22 - Tech Christian Fellowship
    • RG 31/10/23 - Tech United Ministries (TUMS)
    • RG 31/10/24 - Wesley Foundation (Methodist)
    • RG 31/10/25 - Wider Quaker Fellowship
    • RG 31/10/26 - YMCA and YWCA
      Scope and Content

      See also RG 8/2/4.

      RG 31/10/26 may include
      "Conflict"
      Danforth Study Seminars
      YToss?

    • RG 31/10/27 - Virginia Tech Peace Fellowship
  • RG 31/11 - Service Groups
    Scope and Content

    RG 31/11 may include
    Actively Moving Forward
    Shacksburg
    VT Relay for Life

    • RG 31/11/1 - Alpha Phi Omega
    • RG 31/11/2 - Chi Delta Alpha
    • RG 31/11/3 - Circle K
    • RG 31/11/4 - Delta Sigma Theta
    • RG 31/11/5 - Demolay Club
    • RG 31/11/6 - Rescue Squad
    • RG 31/11/7 - Sigma Mu Sigma
    • RG 31/11/8 - Firefighters
    • RG 31/11/9 - Omega Tau Sigma
    • RG 31/11/10 - The Big Event
    • RG 31/11/11 - Hokies United / Haiti Day
  • RG 31/12 - Social Fraternities and Sororities
    • RG 31/12 - Social Fraternities and Sororities (General) (Publications)
    • RG 31/12a - Social Sororities (Specific)
      Scope and Content

      RG 31/12a may include:
      Alpha Chi Omega [charter revoked 1975; see RG 9/3 minutes of 1/24/1975]
      Alpha Delta Pi
      Alpha Kappa Alpha [see also RG 8/1]
      Alpha Phi
      Alpha Sigma Alpha
      Beta Sigma Phi
      Chi Omega
      Delta Delta Delta (Tri-Delts)
      Delta Zeta
      Kappa Alpha Theta
      Kappa Delta
      Kappa Kappa Gamma
      Pi Beta Phi
      Phi Mu
      Sigma Kappa [charter revoked 1988]
      Zeta Tau Alpha
      Zeta Phi Beta

      • RG 31/12a - Social Sororities (Specific) (Information)
      • RG 31/12a - Social Sororities (Specific) (Publications)
    • RG 31/12b - Social Fraternities (Specific)
      Scope and Content

      RG 31/12b may include:
      Alpha Epsilon Pi
      Alpha Gamma Rho
      Alpha Kappa Epsilon
      Alpha Phi Alpha
      Alpha Sigma Phi
      Alpha Tau Omega
      Beta Theta Pi
      Beta Tau Epsilon
      Chi Phi
      Delta Chi
      Delta Kappa Epsilon
      Delta Psi
      Delta Upsilon
      Epsilon Pi Sigma
      FarmHouse
      Gamma Gamma
      Kappa Alpha
      Kappa Delta Rho
      Kappa Sigma
      Lambda Chi Alpha
      Omega Psi Phi
      Phi Delta Theta
      Phi Eta Sigma
      Phi Gamma Delta
      Phi Gamma Nu
      Phi Kappa Psi
      Phi Kappa Sigma
      Phi Kappa Tau
      Phi Sigma Kappa
      Pi Kappa Alpha
      Pi Kappa Phi
      Pi Lambda Phi
      Sigma Alpha Epsilon
      Sigma Alpha Kappa
      Sigma Chi
      Sigma Lambda
      Sigma Nu
      Sigma Phi Epsilon
      Sigma Pi
      Tau Delta Phi
      Tau Sigma Chi
      Theta Chi
      Theta Delta Chi
      Theta Tau Delta
      Theta Xi
      Zeta Beta Tau
      Zeta Psi

      • RG 31/12b - Social Fraternities (Specific) (Publications)
      • RG 31/12b - Social Fraternities (Specific) (Information)
  • RG 31/13 - Special Events, Places
    • RG 31/13/1 - Agricultural Exposition
    • RG 31/13/2 - Engineering Exposition
      Administrative History

      The Engineering Expo or Engineering Exposition was previously known as Expo-Tech or the Tech Festival.

    • RG 31/13/3 - Ring Design, Ring Dance, and Class Collections [see also RG 40 and RG 29]
      • RG 31/13/3 - Ring Dance (Committee)
      • RG 31/13/3 - Class of 1980's
      • RG 31/13/3 - Ring Dance Class of 1980 articles
    • RG 31/13/4 - Class of... [obsolete; merged with RG 31/13/3]
    • RG 31/13/5 - Class Gift
  • RG 31/14 - Special Interest Groups
    Scope and Content

    RG 31/14 may include:
    Amateur Jugglers (VT Technical Jugglers)
    Ananda Marga Yoga
    Association for Married Students [charter revoked, 1975]
    Backgammon Club
    Black Female Coalition
    Bujinkan Shibu
    Cheerleading Association
    Chess Club
    Cinematech
    Civil War Round Table (CWRT)
    Coalition for Justice in Central America
    Collegiate 4-H Club
    Common Cause
    Communication Arts Association
    Constructors Consortium
    Debate Club [charter revoked, 1975; see also RG 9/3, 1/24/1975, and RG 15/15/1]
    Earth Day
    Ecocycle
    Environmental Awareness Week Activities
    4-H Alumni Club
    Gay Students Alliance
    Good Humor Club
    Habitat for Humanity
    Harmony
    Hike vs. Hunger
    HokiePRIDE
    In-Line Club
    L-5 Society
    Man and Women of the Year (students)
    Manipulators (Magic)
    Minority Architecture Coalition
    Motorcycle Club
    National Organization for Reform of Marijuana Laws
    Operation Tech-Sled
    Outdoor Club
    Outdoor Recreational Society
    Parker Club
    Rail Transportation Association
    Committee for Ecological Rebalance (REBAL)
    Residence Hall Federation
    Rocky Horror Picture SHow Fan Club
    Science Fiction and Fantasy Club
    Society for Creative Anachronism
    Students Against Poverty
    Student Alumni Association
    Student Co-op
    Students for a Free Society
    Student Media Board
    Student Organization for Active Participation in Campus Life (SOAC)
    Student Publications Photo Staff
    Student Tenants Union
    Students for Safe Energy
    Sun Day Solar Fair
    Tech CB Club
    Tech Folk Dancers
    Tech Trompers
    United Students Against Sweatshops (USAS)
    Virginia Intercollegiate Mass Communications Association
    Virginia Intercollegiate Press Association
    Virginia Public Interest Research Group (VaPIRG)
    Virginia Student Environmental Project
    Virginia Tech First Aid Crew [see also RG 31/11/6]
    Virginia Tech Jaycees
    Virginia Tech Striders
    Virginia Tech Television - VVTTV - TV Station
    War Gaming Society
    Womanspace, includes Clothesline Project, Take Back the Night
    Women's Collective
    Women in Communications
    World Future Society

    • RG 31/14 - Special Interest Groups(Information)
    • RG 31/14 - Special Interest Groups (Publications)
    • RG 31/14/1 - Gay and Lesbian Groups (LGBTQ) (Information)
    • RG 31/14/1 - Gay and Lesbian Groups (LGBTQ) (Publications)
    • RG 31/14/2 - Cheerleaders and Cheerleading Association
    • RG 31/14/3 - Anti-Hunger and Homelessness Groups
    • RG 31/14/4 - Cave Clubs
    • RG 31/14/5 - Committee for Social Justice and Diversity
    • RG 31/14/6 - Environmental Groups
    • RG 31/14/7 - Asian-American Student Associations and Asia Organizations
  • RG 31/15 - Sports Clubs (Extramural)
    Scope and Content

    RG 31/15 may include:
    APBA Association (Computer Baseball)
    Apollo Club (weightlifting)
    Archery Club
    Barbell Club (weightlifting)
    Blacksburg Bicycle Club
    Blacksburg Hurrah Cloggers Jamboree
    Bowling Club
    Boxers Association
    Clay Target Shooting Club
    Crew Club
    Dressage Team
    Equestrian Club
    Fencing Club
    Frisbee Disc Club (Ultimate Frisbee Club)
    Gymnastics Club
    Handball and Racquetball Club
    Hockey Club
    International Soccer Club
    Judo Club
    Karate Club
    Lacrosse Club
    Marksmanship Club
    Orienteering Club
    Outing Club
    Paintball Club
    Rugby Club
    Sailing Club
    Scuba Club
    Skateboarding Club
    Skydiving Club
    Ski Club
    Skin-Diving Club
    Snowboarding Club
    Soccer Club
    Sport Parachute Association
    Sports Car Association
    Table Tennis Club
    Tae Kwon Do Club
    Tennis Club
    Triathlon Team
    Volleyball Club
    Water Polo Club
    Water Ski Club
    Women's Lacrosse
    Women's Rugby
    Women's Soccer
    Women's Tennis
    Women's Track and Field
    Women's Water Polo
    University Sports Officials Association
    Virginia Tech Cycling Team
    See also RG 17/5

  • RG 31/16 - Student Government Association (SGA)
    • RG 31/16 - Student Government Association (SGA), through 1989 (Information)
    • RG 31/16 - Student Government Association (SGA), 1990 (Information)
    • RG 31/16 - Student Government Association (SGA) (Publications)
    • RG 31/16 - Newspaper Clippings and Printed Materials (Publications)
    • RG 31/16a - Virginia Tech Alliance (Proposed)
    • RG 31/16b - Bill of Student Rights (Proposed)
    • RG 31/16/1 - Honor System
    • RG 31/16/2 - Central Accounting Program
    • RG 31/16/3 - Graduate Honor System
    • RG 31/16/4 - Graduate Student Assembly
    • RG 31/16/5 - Student Leadership Conference
  • RG 31/17 - Student Publications
    Scope and Content

    RG 31/17 may include:
    Alice ("underground" student publication)
    Apex (1987; graduate student publication)
    Bleak (1969)
    Bugle
    Cohee
    Collegiate Times
    Fanya
    Firing-Line
    The Greek Column
    Guidon
    Maelstrom
    Nationtime
    New River Almanac
    Preston Journal
    Retort
    Sentinel
    Silhouette
    Skirmisher
    TechNIQUE
    Tin Horn
    University Page and Advertiser
    VPI Skipper
    Virginia Aggie Engineer
    Virginia Tech
    Virginia Tech Agrizette
    Virginia Tech Engineer
    Virginia Wreck

    • RG 31/17 - Student Publications
    • RG 31/17 - Gray Jacket
    • RG 31/17/1 - Publications Board
    • RG 31/17/2
    • RG 31/17/3 - Townsend J. Smith, Jr. Award (Journalism)
    • RG 31/17/4 - WUVT (Radio Station)
  • RG 31/18 - Extracurricular, off-campus
    • RG 31/18/1 - Employment
Record Group 32 - Anniversary Celebrations
Record Group 33 - University-Wide Committees
  • RG 33 - University-Wide Committees (Information and Publications)
  • RG 33/1 - Building Committee
  • RG 33/2 - Computer Committee (University Communications Resources Committee)
  • RG 33/3 - Traffic Committee
  • RG 33/4 - Library Committee
  • RG 33/5 - University Committee on Child Care
Record Group 34 - Special University Committees
  • RG 34 - Special University Committees (Information and Publications)
  • RG 34/1 - Self-Study and Accreditation
    • RG 34/1 - Self-Study Committee, 1986
    • RG 34/1/1 - Babbage Institute (Ad-hoc)
    • RG 34/1/2 - Science-Technology (Ad-hoc)
    • RG 34/1/3 - Media Recognition
Record Group 35 - Outreach and International Affairs
Administrative History

The Office of International Programs and the Office of International Development (OIRD) became the Office of International Research, Education, and Development (OIRED) in November 2002. Since then, the portfolio was expanded to become Outreach and International Affairs with an Associate Vice President for International Affairs and an Associate Vice President for Engagement.

Scope and Content

RG 35 may include
Language and Culture Institute

  • RG 35 - Outreach and International Affairs (Information and Publications)
    Scope and Content

    RG 35 may include
    Save Our Towns

  • RG 35/1 - ICREMP
  • RG 35/1/1 - Office of International Research, Education, and Development (OIRED)
    Scope and Content

    RG 35/1/1 may include
    Integrated Pest Management Innovation Lab (IPM IL) [formerly IMP CRSP]

  • RG 35/1/2b - Women and Gender in International Development [formerly Women in World Development]
  • RG 35/1/3 - Steger Center for International Scholarship [formerly European Studies Center / Center for European Studies and Architecture (CESA)]
  • RG 35/1/2 - Global Education (also called International Education / Study Abroad)
  • RG 35/1/5a - Virginia Tech-MARG Swarnabhoomi, India
  • RG 35/2/1a - Catawba Sustainability Center
  • RG 35/2/2 - Virginia Tech Language and Culture Institute
Record Group 36 - Visiting Scholars Programs
  • RG 36 - Visiting Scholar Programs (Information)
  • RG 36 - Visiting Scholar Programs (Brochures)
Record Group 37 - Center for Public Administration and Public Affairs
  • RG 37 - Center for Public Administration and Public Affairs (Information and Publications)
Record Group 38 - Center for Interdisciplinary Programs
Scope and Content

See also RG 15/27 - Center for Interdisciplinary Studies.

RG 38 may include
Curriculum Transformation Project

  • RG 38 - Interdisciplinary Programs (Information)
  • RG 38/1 - Virginia Tech Museum of Natural History (Center for Systematic Collections) [see RG 38/1]
  • RG 38/2 - Powell River Project
  • RG 38/3 - Satellite Enrichment Program (High School)
  • RG 38/4 - Center for Transport Theory and Mathematical Physics
Record Group 39 - Centers
  • RG 39 - Centers (Information and Publications)
  • RG 39/1 - Center for Programs in the Humanities
  • RG 39/2 - Center for Housing Research
  • RG 39/3 - Virginia Tech Transportation Institute (VTTI) [obsolete; see RG 25/20]
  • RG 39/4 - Women's Research Institute
  • RG 39/5 - Urban Pest Control Research Center
  • RG 39/6 - Laboratory for Neurotoxicity Studies
  • RG 39/7 - Center for Commercial Space Committees
  • RG 39/8 - Economic Development Assistance Center
  • RG 39/9 - National Science Foundation (NSF) Science and Technology Center
  • RG 39/10 - Center for Instructional Development and Educational Research (CIDER)
    Administrative History

    The Center for Instructional Development and Educational Research (CIDER) was called the Center for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching (CEUT) until 2009.

    Scope and Content

    RG 39/10 may include
    Exemplary Department of Program Award

  • RG 39/11 - National Center for Research in Vocational Education (NCRVE)
  • RG 39/12 - Center for Active Retirement (C-FAR)
  • RG 39/13 - Center for Rural Development
  • RG 39/14 - Waste Policy Institute
  • RG 39/15 - Community Design Assistance Center
  • RG 39/16 - Center for Survey Research
  • RG 39/17 - Career Development Center (Northern Virginia Campus)
  • RG 39/18 - Center for Research in Health Behavior
  • RG 39/19 - Center for Infrastructure Assessment and Management (CIAM)
  • RG 39/20 - Center for Organizational and Technological Advancement (COTA)
  • RG 39/21 - Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center
  • RG 39/22 - Advanced Communications and Information Technology Center
  • RG 39/23 - Center for Applied Behavior Systems
  • RG 39/24 - Hampton Roads Center for Continuing Higher Education and Graduate School
  • RG 39/25 - Roanoke Higher Education Center
  • RG 39/26 - Carilion Biomedical Institute [obsoleted; see RG 46]
Record Group 40 - University History
Scope and Content

RG 40 may include
Camp Humphries
Camp Lee
Coatee
Collegians (Dance Orchestra)

  • RG 40 - University History (Information and Publications)
  • RG 40/1 - "Gobbler" and "Hokie"
  • RG 40/2 - Land Grant
    • RG 40/2a - Centennial Anniversary of Land Grant
    • RG 40/2b - 125th Anniversary
  • RG 40/3 - University Seal
  • RG 40/4 - History
    • RG 40/4a - Coofer
    • RG 40/4b - House and Senate Bills (Virginia General Assembly)
  • RG 40/5 - Colors
  • RG 40/6 - Newspaper Clippings with Index
    • RG 40/6a - Newspaper Clippings, 1913
    • RG 40/6b - Newspaper Clippings, 1914
    • RG 40/6c - Newspaper Clippings, 1915
    • RG 40/6d - Newspaper Clippings, 1916
    • RG 40/6e - Newspaper Clippings, 1917
    • RG 40/6f - Newspaper Clippings, 1918
    • RG 40/6g - Newspaper Clippings, 1919-1922
    • RG 40/6h - Newspaper Clippings, 1923-1924
    • RG 40/6i - Newspaper Clippings, 1925-1926
    • RG 40/6j - Newspaper Clippings, 1927-1928
    • RG 40/6k - Newspaper Clippings, 1910s-1920s, undated
  • RG 40/7 - Newspaper Clippings without Index, 1879-1980, 1910
  • RG 40/8 - University Songs (includes Alma Mater)
Record Group 41 - Center for Innovative Technology
Record Group 42 - Appalachian Studies [obsolete]
Administrative History

Appalachian Studies was part of the Department of Interdisciplinary Studies [see RG 15/27 and RG 38] and later merged into the Department of Religion and Culture [RG 48/11].

Scope and Content

See RG 48/11 for the Department of Religion and Culture.

Record Group 43 - Woodrow Wilson College
Record Group 44 - Hotel Roanoke
Record Group 45 - College of Natural Resources and Environment (CNRE)
Administrative History

The College of Natural Resources and Environment has gone through many names and classifications:
1969 - The Department of Forestry and Wildlife was established in the College of Agriculture.
1974 - The Department split into the Department of Forestry and Forest Products and the Department of Fisheries and Wildlife Sciences.
1975 - The School of Forestry and Wildlife Resources was established.
1992 - The School became the College of Forestry and Wildlife Resources.
2000 - The College renamed the College of Natural Resources in 2000.
2010 - The College renamed the College of Natural Resource and Environment.

  • RG 45 - College of Natural Resources and Environment (CNRE) (Information and Publications)
  • RG 45/1 - Office of the Dean
  • RG 45/2 - Individual Faculty
  • RG 45/3 - Department of Fish and Wildlife Conservation
    Administrative History

    The Department of Fisheries and Wildlife Sciences was renamed the Department of Fish and Wildlife Conservation in 2011.

  • RG 45/4 - Department of Sustainable Biomaterials
    Administrative History

    The Department of Wood Science and Forest Products was renamed the Department of Sustainable Biomaterials in 2012.

  • RG 45/5 - Department of Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation
    Administrative History

    The Department of Foresty was renamed the Department of Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation in 2009.

  • RG 45/6 - Cooperative Fisheries Research Unit
  • RG 45/7 - Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit
  • RG 45/9 - Aquaculture Research Facility (Fisheries)
  • RG 45/10 - Department of Geography
    Administrative History

    The Department of Geography relocated to the College of Natural Resources and Environment from the College of Arts and Sciences, which was abolished in July 2003.

    Scope and Contents

    RG 45/10 may include
    Hokie Storm Chase Crew

Record Group 46 - Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute
  • RG 46 - Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute (Information and Publications)
  • RG 46a - Seminars, Guest Speakers, Conferences
    Scope and Contents

    RG 46a may include
    Mini Medical School

  • RG 46/1 - Office of the Dean
  • RG 46/2 - Individual Faculty
  • RG 46/3 - School of Medicine
  • RG 46/4 - Research Institute
  • RG 46/5 - Translational Biology, Medicine, and Health
Record Group 47 - College of Science
Administrative History

The College of Science formed from most of the science departments of the College of Arts and Sciences when it dissolved in July 2003.

Scope and Content

Although the College of Science was created in 2003, items dated up to 2015 may be found in the RG 15, College of Arts and Sciences.

  • RG 47 - College of Science (Information and Publications)
  • RG 47/1 - Office of the Dean
  • RG 47/2 - Individual Faculty
  • RG 47/3 - Department of Geosciences
  • RG 47/4 - Department of Physics
  • RG 47/5 - School of Neuroscience
  • RG 47/6 - Department of Chemistry
  • RG 47/7 - Department of Psychology
  • RG 47/8 - Department of Biological Sciences
  • RG 47/9 - Department of Statistics
Record Group 48 - College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences (CLAHS)
Administrative History

The College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences formed in July 2003, when most of the liberal arts departments from the former College of Arts and Sciences [RG 15] merged with most of the departments from the former College of Human Sciences and Education [RG 19].

Scope and Content

Although the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences was created in 2003, items dated up to 2015 may be found in the RG 15, College of Arts and Sciences.

  • RG 48 - College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences (CLAHS) (Information and Publications)
    Scope and Contents

    RG 48 may include
    Veterans in Society

  • RG 48/1 - Office of the Dean
  • RG 48/2 - Individual Faculty
  • RG 48/3 - Department of Communication
  • RG 48/4 - Department of English
    Scope and Content

    RG 48/4 may include
    The Steger Poetry Prize

  • RG 48/5 - Department of History
  • RG 48/6 - Department of Religion and Culture
    Administrative History

    The Department of Religion and Culture was formerly part of the Department of Philosophy and Religion in the College of Arts and Sciences [see RG 15/21] before the college dissolved in July 2003. It merged with the Judaic Studies Program [RG 15/26] and Appalachian Studies [RG 42].

  • RG 48/7 - School of Performing Arts
    Scope and Content

    RG 48/7 may include
    Performances sponsored by school or by students and faculty
    Theatre 101
    Virginia Tech String Project
    Summer Arts Festival

  • RG 48/8 - Child Development Center for Learning and Research
    Scope and Content

    RG 48/8 may include
    Little Hokies Day Care

  • RG 48/9 - School of Education
Record Group 49 - Virginia Tech - Wake Forest University School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences (VT-WFU SBES)
Administrative History

Formed in 2003, the Virginia Tech - Wake Forest University School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences (VT-WFU SBES) is an interdisciplinary graduate program combining the resources of the Wake Forest School of Medicine, the College of Engineering at Virginia Tech, and the VA-MD Regional College of Veterinary Medicine.

Scope and Content

See also RG 20/3 and RG 18/18.

RG 49 may include
Helmet ratings and concussion research

  • RG 49 - Virginia Tech - Wake Forest University School of Biomedical Engineering and Sciences (VT-WFU SBES) (Information and Publications)
Record Group 50 - Office of Information Technology
Administrative History

Created in 1983, the Vice President for Computing and Information Systems was renamed Information Systems in 1986. In 2002, the position became the Vice President for Information Technology, with Chief Information Officer added to the title in 2009.

  • RG 50 - Office of Information Technology (Information and Publications)
  • RG 50/1 - Vice President of Information Technology and Chief Information Officer
  • RG 50/2 - Individual Faculty and Staff
  • RG 50/3 - Advanced Research Computing (ARC)
    Scope and Content

    RG 50/3 may include
    HokieSpeed
    System X
    Supercomputing

  • RG 50/4 - Information Technology Security Office (ITSL)
  • RG 50/5 - Enterprise Systems
  • RG 50/6 - Network Infrastructure and Services (NI&S)
    Scope and Content

    RG 50/6 may include
    Internet
    Communication Network Services
    University telecommunications

  • RG 50/7 - Secure Identity Services