UW-Milwaukee Office of the Dean of Students Records, 1915-2012

Scope and Content Note

Records documenting fraternities and sororities can be found under the name of the organization, and files on Fraternities, Fraternity Scholarship Reports, Greek Week, Interfraternity Council, Inter-Greek Council, Inter-Sorority Council, Panhellenic Council, Policies and Regulations Governing Greek Houses and Lodges, Sororities, and University Student Government.

Records documenting African American student groups (not including fraternities or sororities) can be found for the African Liberation Support Committee; Afrika Incorporate; Black Achievement Organization; Black Critic; Black Cultural International Association; Black Political Caucus; Black Student Organization of the School of Social Welfare; Black Students Psychological Association; Minorities for Wood; Minority Business Students Association; Minority Coalition; Project Black; Society for the Advancement of Future Minority Doctors; Students Against University Racism; and United Black Student Front.

Records documenting Hispanic student groups (not including fraternities or sororities) can be found for the Amigos De Las Americas; Groupo Estaudiantil Puertorriqueno; Imagen Latina; Latinos Unidos; League of United Latin American Citizens; Los Universitarios; Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlan; and Ray Mendoza Defense Fund.

Records documenting the administration of UWM student publications can be found under Crossroads, Friends of Kaleidoscope, Ivy Publications, Panther Courier, and Tempest/Cheshire Literary Magazine.

Records documenting Vietnam War-era protest groups (not including fraternities or sororities) can be found for the April 24th Committee; Campus Committee for Peace in Asia; Demonstrations; Friends of the Indochinese People; Milwaukee Organizing Committee; Student-Faculty Committee To End The War In Vietnam; Students for a Democratic Society; Students to Support Milwaukee 14; Students United for a Strong Stand in Vietnam; UWM Anti-War Committee; UWM Community Vietnam Moratorium Committee; and Vietnam Veterans Against the War.

Records documenting women's student groups (not including fraternities or sororities) can be found for the Associated Women Students; Business and Professional Women at UWM; Campus Campaign for ERA; Dames Club; Feminist Center of UWM; Feminists for Life of Wisconsin; Intercollegiate Association of Women Students; Milwaukee Women's Rugby Football Club; Prime Time for Women; Students in Support of Women's Athletics at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; Task Force on the Status of Women in Student Affairs at UWM; University Women's Council; Women for Wood; Women Writers' Collective; Women's Health Coalition; and Women's Liberation.

The collection also contains includes information regarding the Office of Student Life's interactions with the UWM Student Association. In addition to meeting packets, these files also include lists of committee assignments, informational and policy materials, and correspondence between the Dean of Students and Student Association officials.

Included in the records are a small number of administrative records of the Office of Student Life. These records consist of annual reports of the activities of the office and its interactions with students, as well as subject files on other departments in the Division of Student Affairs, including the Klotsche Center, Parking and Transit, and campus religious centers. Also in this part of the collection are policies and subject files on major issues facing campus, such as campus protest, racism, dealing with cults recruiting on campus, and the Office's response to on-campus student death.