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UNO Doctoral Programs Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UNO-0033

Scope and Contents

The UNO Doctoral Programs Collection is comprised of files related to the foundation of doctoral programs at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. The files include proposals, planning process documents by colleges and schools, correspondence, public input and UNO responses, press releases, newspaper clippings, Board of Regents involvement, UNO Graduate Council involvement, and miscellaneous information. Doctoral programs covered include for Business Administration (1987-1989), Information Science and Technology (2002), Criminal Justice (1991-1994), Gerontology (1989-1991, never implemented), Mathematics and Computer Science (1990), Psychology (1987), Public Administration (1991-1993), and Teacher Education (1987).


  • Creation: 1987-2002


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Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research use. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the Nebraska Public Records Statutes (Neb. Rev. Stat. §§ 84-712 through 84-712.09), and other relevant regulations. Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of Nebraska Omaha assumes no responsibility.

Conditions Governing Use

The researcher assumes full responsibility for conforming with the laws of copyright. Whenever possible, Archives & Special Collections will provide information about copyright owners and related information. Securing permission to publish or use material is the responsibility of the researcher. Note that unless specifically transferred to the University of Nebraska at Omaha, any applicable copyrights may be held by another individual or entity. Further information about copyright policy is available at


0.66 Cubic Feet (2 boxes)

.66 Cubic Feet


Organized by topics and subtopics, after the pattern of the University Archives file cabinets.

Custodial History

The materials were transferred to University Archives by the UNO Division of Academic Affairs, a subunit of the Office of Academic and Student Affairs, prior to 2014.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

University of Nebraska at Omaha. Office of Academic and Student Affairs.

Processing Information

Processed by Cynthia Taylor, Archives Assistant, sometime between 1987 and 2012.

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Repository Details

Part of the University of Nebraska at Omaha Archives & Special Collections Repository

Archives & Special Collections
Dr. C.C. and Mabel L. Criss Library
6001 Dodge St.
Omaha Nebraska 68182-0237 United States