Rice University in Houston, Texas conducts a self study about every 10 years as part of an accreditation process. The university takes an intensive look at its self and examines all aspect of Rice university life and activity, including faculty, staff, students and infrastructure. This collection contains the documents, correspondence and corporate materials related to the self studies. The collections includes 12 linear feet of documents (24 boxes) and related corporate materials for Rice self studies from 1963 to 1995.
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Permission to publish from the the Self-Study records must be obtained from the Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University.
Biographical / Historical
Rice University's first class started in 1912. Since that time the university has been dedicated to excellence in undergraduate and graduate student education and in research. As part of the accreditation process Rice began conducting self studies in the 1960s. This intense look inward occurs every 10 years and examines all aspect of university life and activity, including faculty, staff, students and infrastructure.
Since 1963, Rice has conducted a self study every 10 years as part of an accreditation process. The university takes an intensive look at itself and examines all aspect of university life and activity, including faculty, staff, students and infrastructure. The collection includes 12.5 linear feet of documents and related corporate materials for self studies from 1963 to 1995. The record includes meeting minutes, reports, surveys, correspondence, computer generated reports and published materials.
Collection acquired from Rice University administration.
The Woodson expects to acquire future additions to this collection following the pattern of the 10-year self-study cycle.