Records that support decision-making, demonstrate compliance, document the history and culture of the University, and enable us to do our jobs are some of the University’s most valuable assets. Proper management of University records maximizes their value and minimizes their cost. Good records management practices enable your office to:
The University Archives is an active partner in university records management, providing consultation services to help University offices identify permanent records and plan for the scheduling, disposition, and transfer of records to the archives. Contact Annie Benefiel, Archivist for Collection Management at (616) 331-8727 or firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule a consultation appointment.
The following types of records are commonly created and held by offices and departments across the University. They should be considered for transfer to the University Archives when no longer in active use.