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RIT Student Government records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RITArc-0272

Scope and Contents

RIT Student Government records contain annual reports, and minutes of the Executive Cabinet and Student Senate. Also present are publications, including handbooks, procedures, posters, fliers, and brochures.


  • Creation: 1964-2010


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to researchers.

Biographical / Historical

RIT Student Government was formally recognized in 1951. According to the preamble of the Student Government charter, the purposes of Rochester Institute of Technology Student Government are:

  • To represent the students through a centralized representative government.
  • To facilitate communication and understanding between students, the student government, and the Institute.
  • To solicit and receive student issues, concerns, and opinions.
  • To ensure and expand student participation in Institute decisions affecting students.
  • To safeguard the individual and collective rights and freedoms of students.
  • To coordinate and expand student involvement in all areas of campus life.
  • Extent

    3 Linear Feet (6 document boxes)




    Minutes, publications, and annual reports of RIT Student Government.


    Collection materials are arranged by subject.

    Other Finding Aids

    In addition to this finding aid, an inventory is available below. For more information, please contact the RIT Archive Collections.

    RIT Student Government records

    Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Accession number(s): 07:12, 10:20

    RIT Student Government records are comprised of three accessions. First, Student Senate minutes, 1964-1974 were separated from Student Association records, RITArc.0237. The second accession (07:12) consisted of 2 boxes, donated by Cheryl Phillips of the Student Affairs office on March 6, 2007. A third accession (10:20) was received in the RIT Archives from Carol Reed, Administrative Advisor to Student Government, in April 2010.

    Processing Information

    Finding aid created by Amy Vilz in October 2011.

    RIT Student Government records
    RIT Archives
    Amy Vilz
    31 October 2011
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    Repository Details

    Part of the RIT Archives Repository

    Rochester NY 14623 USA