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RIT Judicial System records

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: RITArc-0190

Scope and Contents

The RIT Judicial System records contain multiple copies of the 1972 revised RIT Judicial processes. This document contains a summary written by Stanley D. McKenzie, Judicial Coordinator in April 1973, about the steps taken to develop a model calling for sweeping changes in the current judicial practices. Additionally, there is a memo from RIT President Paul A. Miller announcing the implementation of the proposed studnet judicial system in May 1973.

Twenty-five reports issued by the Judicial Coordinator on judicial cases are included covering 1974-1988. Stanley McKenzie served as the Coordinator during this entire time. These reports were generally issued two times per year and listed every case handled through administrative or judicial processes during that time period. The reports were sent to Dr. Fred Smith, the Vice President for Student Affairs.

There is also a memo dated February 21, 1978 indicating a Discipline Policies Committee had been formed to conduct the first major review of the RIT Judicial Processes in four years for the purpose of recommending necessary changes or modifications in existing policies.


  • Creation: 1973-1988


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to researchers.

Historical Information: Judicial System at RIT

By 1973, the student judicial system underwent a major revision. A Steering Committee was formed on behalf of the Policy Council. The Office of Student Affairs conducted a series of weekly seminars to discuss judicial processes in student discipline cases at RIT. At that time, a Judicial Coordinator was appointed to oversee all of the activities of the judicial system.

President Paul A. Miller endorsed the implementation of the new student judcial system with the Steering Committee monitoring the implementation for the 1973/74 academic year. Stanley D. McKenzie was appointed the first Judicial Coordinator. The Judicial Coordinator oversaw the Hearing Board procedures.


1 Folder(s)




Materials related to Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) judicial system as it was re-structured in 1973. The RIT judical system oversaw due process in disciplinary proceedings involving students. The collection includes copies of the proposed model implemented in 1973, and Judicial Coordinator Reports for 1973-1988.


The collection is arranged by material type and chronologically.

Physical Location

C.S. South, Shelf 811, Box 222

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Processing Information

Finding aid created by Jody Sidlauskas in July 2011.

RIT Judicial System records
RIT Archives
Jody Sidlauskas
27 June 2011
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Repository Details

Part of the RIT Archives Repository

Rochester NY 14623 USA