George Mason University Office of the Chief of Staff records, 1986-2000

George Mason University Office of the Chief of Staff R0130


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Contact Information:

Fenwick Library (2FL)

George Mason University

Fairfax, Virginia 22030-4444

USA

Phone: (703) 993-2220

Fax: (703) 993-8911

Email: speccoll@gmu.edu

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Descriptive Summary

Repository George Mason University. Libraries. Special Collections Research Center
Creator George Mason University. Office of the Chief of Staff.
Title George Mason University Office of the Chief of Staff records
Date 1986-2000
Physical Characteristics 9.0 linear feet (16 boxes)
Summary This collection contains records from the Office of the Chief of Staff. The collection has documents from the 1980s to the 1990s. Some of the materials in the collection include correspondence, notes, press conference information, patent and trademark information, general records for specific projects, executive council meeting notes, among other things. It also includes material pertaining to the Congressional Institute for the Future, Army Research Institute, Hydrogen Transportation Initiative, Federal Relations Congressional Institute, and others.
Collection Number R0130
Language English

Historical Information

The Office of the Chief of Staff is responsible for many activities related to the operation of the University, the policies governing the university, among other things. Some of these responsibilities include developing policies and providing direction for overall institutional data management, making decisions to alter university operations in the absence of one or both the Provost or the Senior Vice President, and permitting employees to utilize appropriate leave during an inclement weather or emergency event. The office was held by Larry Czarda until 2000. J. Thomas Hennessey, Jr. filled the office in 2000.

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Scope and Content

This collection contains records from the Office of the Chief of Staff. The collection has documents from the 1980s to the 1990s. Some of the materials in the collection include correspondence, notes, press conference information, patent and trademark information, general records for specific projects, executive council meeting notes, among other things. It also includes material pertaining to the Congressional Institute for the Future, Army Research Institute, Hydrogen Transportation Initiative, Federal Relations Congressional Institute, and others. These are some of the documents you will find in the collection, for a more detailed list of the materials in each box see the contents list below.

Box 1, Contains documents pertaining to the Metacomputing project and the Federal Relations Congressional Institute. More specifically it contains documents on correspondence, federal information, distributed object computer test bed records, Czarda notes, Arlington Campus involvement in the project, general project records, press conference information, Patent and Trademark Office records, Moran efforts, metanetworking, and JWK International Corporation.

Box 2, Contains documents pertaining to Newberry and Michael Peck. More specifically it has records on the manufacturing extension partnership, the Hydrogen Transportation Initiative, Heritage Development, Foundation documents on George Mason University Issues, Federal Registration Announcements, Congressional Institute for the Future, Army Research Institute, Advisory Committee on Inter-government Relations, Advanced Research Projects Agency, National Institute for Standards and Technology, reviews and updates, technology reinvestment project, among other things.

Box 3-5, Contains documents pertaining to Vint Hill Farms Station. More specifically there are records regarding correspondence, GPAC and Department of Defense reports, Buck Technologies, the budget, media, concept papers, meeting notes, and presentations.

Box 6-7, Contains documents pertaining to NVI action plans, NVCC Medical Center, the NVI Outreach Committee, and NVI Affiliates, records on NCAA certification, middle management documents, legislative committee and roundtable records.

Box 8, Contains documents on fiscal records, Capitol Hill Initiatives, Virginia First Policy Partnership, WRLC Finance Committee, Virtual Research, Town Meetings, among other things.

Box 9-10, Contains the records for the Institute for Educational Transformation as well as documents on grassroots efforts, enrollment management, and the Education Standards Task Force.

Box 11, Contains documents on the Electronic Commerce Resource Center, the Center for Professional Development, 1991-1995 Budget records, Auxiliary Enterprises, the Center for Excellence, and the ATCC Federal Charter Project.

Box 12, Contains documents on NTIA/TIPP, the Northern Virginia Health Center, the Patriot Services Corp., the Prince William Institute, Potomac Knowledge Way, and Frank Wolf.

Box 13, Contains documents on financial planning, 123 Club organizational policies and other records pertaining to the club, meeting notices, activity inventories, NVRT Higher Education Initiative, among other things.

Box 14-15, Contains appointment books from 1986-1993 and other miscellaneous documents as well as USGS contracts, Staff Director for Virginia Business Higher Education Council, Leadership Washington Education Committees, the National Association of Presidential Assistants in Higher Education, and meeting notes.

Box 16-20, Contains documents on LC meeting notes NII Project, economic development records, Leadership Washington Committee, records pertaining to economic development as well as has Larry Czarda's chronological files from 1995, and executive council minutes from 1994 through 1996, president's council working file, and budget and XC retreat documents.

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Arrangement

Organized by subject.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

There are no restrictions.

Use Restrictions

There are no restrictions.

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Related Material

Special Collections Research Center also holds the George Mason University Archives.

For more on the history of George Mason University, visit the online exhibit A History of Mason.

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Index Terms

Corporate Names:

George Mason University.

Subjects:

Education, Higher--Virginia.
Universities and colleges--Administration.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

George Mason University Office of the Chief of Staff records, Collection # R0130, Special Collections Research Center, George Mason University Libraries.

Acquisition Information

Donated by George Mason University Office of the Chief of Staff.

Processing Information

Processed by Michelle Page in October 2012. EAD markup completed by Michelle Page in October 2012.

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Contents List

Chief of Staff Records, 1986-2000
Box Folder
1 1 Metacomputing-George Mason University Correspondence, 1995-1996
2 Metacomputing-Federal Information [Leg., Letters, etc...], 1996
3 Metacomputing-Distributed Object Comp. Testbed, 1996
4 Metacomputing-Czarda Notes, 1996
5 Metacomputing-Arlington Campus Involvement, 1994
6 Metacomputing-Project General, 1994-1997
7 Federal Relations-Congressional Institute, 1997
8 Federal Relations Survey, 1997
9 Newberry, Edward J.-General, 1994-1998
10 Metacomputing-October Press Conference, 1994
11 Metacomputing-Patton Boggs Correspondence, 1994-1995
12 Metacomputing-Patent and Trademark Office, 1995
13 Metacomputing-Moran Efforts, 1995
14 Metacomputing-Metanetworking, 1996
15 Metacomputing-JWK International Corporation, 2000
Box Folder
2 1 Newberry-MEP Manufacturing Extension Partnership, 1996
2 Newberry-Hydrogen Transportation Initiative, 1996
3 Newberry-Heritage Development, 1997
4 Newberry-Foundation, George Mason University Issues, 1996
5 Newberry-Federal Register Announcements, 1994-1996
6 Newberry-Congressional Institute for the Future, 1996
7 Newberry-Army Research Institute, 1996
8 Newberry-Advisory Committee on Inter-Government Relations, 1995
9 Newberry-Advanced Research Projects Agency, 1996
10 Newberry-Potential Projects, 1997
11 Newberry-National Institute of Standards/Technology, 1996
12 Newberry-Review and Updates, 1994-1998
13 Newberry-Technology Reinvestment Project, 1994
14 Newberry-Transportation Issues, 1994-1998
15 Peck, Michael (Projects)-Alternative Fuels/Hydrogen Power, 1995-1996
16 Peck, Michael-Employment Information, 1998
17 Peck, Michael (Projects)-European Environment Agency, 1996
18 Peck, Michael (Projects)-NIBURD, 1997
19 Peck, Michael (Projects)-White Papers-Project Summaries, 1995-1996
20 Peck, Michael-Miscellaneous, 1996-1997
Box Folder
3 1 Vint Hill Farms Station-Correspondence, 1998
2 Restructuring-GPAC From State Re: Reports, 1997
3 Vint Hill Farms Station-Correspondence, 1996
4 Vint Hill Farms Station-Buck Technologies, 1996
5 Vint Hill Farms Station-Budget, 1996
6 Vint Hill Farms Station-Buck Brochures, 1996
7 Vint Hill Farms Station-Correspondence, 1995
8 Vint Hill Farms Station-Correspondence, 1993-1994
9 Vint Hill Farms Station-Department of Defense Report (Newberry), 1994
10 Vint Hill Farms Station-Media, 1996
Box Folder
4 1 Vint Hill Farms Station-Media, 1994-1995
2 Vint Hill Farms Station-Meeting Notes, 1996
3 Vint Hill Farms Station-Meeting Notes, 1995
4 Vint Hill Farms Station-Meeting Notes, 1994
5 Vint Hill Farms Station-National Center for Retraining American Workforce, 1994
6 Vint Hill Farms Station-Presentations, 1996
7 Vint Hill Farms Station-Presentations, 1995
8 Vint Hill Farms Station-Virginia Commonwealth, 1997
9 Vint Hill Farms Station-Warrenton and Fauquier County, 1996
10 Vint Hill Farms Station-Concept Paper ANSER, 1994-1995
11 Vint Hill Farms Station-Concept Papers Buck Technologies, 1996
12 Vint Hill Farms Station-Buck Cooperative Agreement, 1997
13 Vint Hill Farms Station-Concept Papers George Mason University Contributions, 1993
Box Folder
5 1 Vint Hill Farms Station-Concept Papers Dewberry and Davis, 1995
2 Vint Hill Farms Station-Concept Papers ORS Associates, INC., 1994
3 Vint Hill Farms Station-Concept Papers ORS Associates, INC. (Continued), 1994
4 Vint Hill Farms Station-Concept Papers ORS Associates, INC. (Continued), 1994
5 Vint Hill Farms Station-Concept Papers ORS Associates, INC. (Continued), 1994
Box Folder
6 1 NVCC Medical Center, 1995
2 NVCC/George Mason University Projects, 1995
3 NVI Outreach Committee, 1990-1991
4 NVI Outreach Committee, 1990
5 NVI Affiliates, 1991
6 NVI Affiliates, 1993
7 NVI Affiliates, 1994
8 NVI Action Plans, 1992
Box Folder
7 1 NCAA Certification, 1995
2 Middle Management, 1995
3 Middle Management, 1994
4 Management Information Coor. Search, 1996
5 Legislative Committee-Legislative Roundtable, 1993
6 Legislative Committee, 1994
7 Legislative Committee, 1994
Box Folder
8 1 V. President Fiscal Affairs (General), 1995
2 Search Information Returned, 1995
3 Capital Hill Initiatives, 1994
4 Kaludis (Barry Cohen), 1995
5 Woodbridge Refuge, 1996
6 CAEPS (Mardi John), 1994
7 No. Va. Bipartisan Conaon Platform, 1995
8 Virginia First Policy Partnership, 1995
9 WRLC Finance Committee, 1994
10 Virtual Research, 1994
11 Town Meeting, 1995
12 Overhead Slides for Town Meeting, 1995
Box Folder
9 1 Committees: Institute for Educational Transformation, 1992
2 Committees: Institute for Educational Transformation, 1992
3 Committees: Institute for Educational Transformation, 1995
4 IBM/Toshiba, 1995
Box Folder
10 1 Grassroots, 1993
2 Grassroots, 1994
3 Grassroots, 1995
4 Enrollment Management, 1993-1994
5 Education Standards Task Force, 1994
6 Education Standards Task Force, 1995
7 Educational Standards Task Force, 1995
Box Folder
11 1 ECRC-Electronic Commerce Resource Center, 1996
2 Center for Professional Development (CPD), 1996
3 Budget, 1995
4 Budget, 1994
5 Budget, 1994
6 Budget, 1993
7 Budget, 1992
8 Budget, 1991
9 Auxiliary Enterprises, 1995
10 ATCC/CIT/GMU Project (Center for Excellence), 1995
11 ATCC Federal Charter Project, 1996
Box Folder
12 1 NTIA/TIPP, 1994
2 NTIA/TIPP, 1995
3 Northern Virginia Health Center, 1994
4 Patriot Services Corp. (PS)/ESS, 1994
5 Patriot Service Corp. (PS2)/ESS, 1995
6 Patriot Services Corp. (PS2)/ESS, 1995
7 Patriot Services Corp. (PS2)/ESS, 1995
8 Prince William Institute, 1991
9 Potomac Knowledge Way, 1995
10 Frank Wolf, 1994
Box Folder
13 1 Finance/Planning Admin. Asst. Search, 1993
2 1, 2, 3 Club Retreat, 1992-1993
3 1, 2, 3 Club Organizational Policies, 1991
4 1, 2, 3 Club Minutes, 1993
5 1, 2, 3 Club Executive Committee, 1992
6 1, 2, 3 Club Membership, 1994
7 1, 2, 3 Meeting Notices, 1993
8 1, 2, 3 Club, 1991
9 Activity Inventories, 1994
10 Activity Inventories, 1994
11 NVRT Higher Education Initiative, 1996
Box Folder
14 1 Appointment Book, 1986, 1991
2 Appointment Book, 1990, 1993
3 Misc. Headaches, 1994
4 Misc. Headaches, 1995
5 Misc. Headaches, 1995
6 Baer Grievance, 1995
Box Folder
15 1 USGS Contract, 1986
2 Staff Director for Virginia Business Higher Education Council, 1994
3 Leadership Washington #2 Committees Education Committee, 1990
4 Leadership Washington Education Committees, 1990
5 LW Feb. 90: Working Notes Education (Draft), 1990
6 Leadership Washington Event Committees, 1989
7 Leadership Washington: Program Committee, 1989-1990
8 L Washington-Education Program Committee, 1990
9 NAPAHE National Association of Presidential Assistants in Higher Education, 1996
10 Notes, 1992
11 LC Meeting Notes, 1993
Box Folder
16 1 LC Meeting Notes, 1994
2 NII Project, 1995
3 NII Project, 1992-1993
4 NII Project, 1995
5 Drafting Committee, 1995
6 Leadership Washington 1 of 3 Committees, 1993
7 Leadership Washington: Media Day Committees, 1988
8 Economic Development, 1992
Box Folder
17 1 Economic Development, 1993
2 Economic Development, 1994
3 Economic Development, 1994
4 Economic Development (GMU, Counties), 1993
5 Czarda Chron. File, 1995
6 Czarda Chron. File, 1995
7 Czarda Chron. File, 1995
8 Czarda Chron. File, 1995
9 Czarda Chron. File, 1995
Box Folder
18 1 Executive Council Minutes, 1996
2 Executive Council Minutes, 1996
3 Executive Council Minutes, 1996
4 Executive Council Minutes, 1996
5 Executive Council Notes, 1995
6 Executive Council Minutes, 1995
7 Executive Council Minutes, 1995
8 Executive Council Misc., 1994-1995
9 FY 96-97 Budget Corporate Relations, 1996-1997
10 Task Forces: Temporary Employment Requests, 1997
11 Task Forces: University Futures, 1997
12 President's Council: Working File, 1996-1997
Box Folder
19 1 President's Council: Working File, 1994-1995
2 FY 96-97 Budget: President's Office, 1996-1997
3 Executive Council Notes, 1996
4 XC Retreats: March 1, 1995, 1995
5 XC Retreats: March 1, 1995, 1995
6 XC Retreats: April 19, 1995, 1995
7 XC Retreats: June 14, 1995, 1995
8 President's Council: General, 1997
9 AMEX: Mertan, Alan (Statements, etc....), 1997
10 Executive Council Misc., 1996
11 Executive Council Misc., 1996
12 President's Council: Task Force, 1997
Box Folder
20 1 President's Council: Task Forces, 1997
2 XC Retreats: August 23, 1995, 1995
3 XC Retreats: August 23, 1995 Overheads, 1995
4 XC Retreats: March 12-13, 1996, 1996
5 XC Retreats: June 10, 1996, 1996
6 Searches: Search Committee List, 1997
7 Searches: Search Firm List, 1997
9 XC Retreats: July 10, 1996, 1996
10 XC Retreats: September 17, 1996, 1996
11 President's Council: Meetings, 1996
12 Outreach Information Systems (Database), 1995
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