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City University of New York


Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

CUNY Open Admissions Collection

Identifier: SCA-0051

The City University of New York was among the largest university systems to support a universal open admissions policy. The Open Admissions Collection contains reports, articles, transcripts, and guidebooks from the first decade of this effort.

Dates: 1969-1977

Queens College SEEK Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SCA-0010

This collection document the history of The Percy Ellis Sutton Search for Education, Elevation, and Knowledge (SEEK) program at Queens College from 1966 to the present. It contains administrative records, publications, photographs, ephemera, and audiovisual materials. SEEK is a higher education opportunity program that played a historic role in opening the City University of New York (CUNY) system to more diverse students populations.

Dates: 1965 - 2023

Sheila Delany Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: SCA-0015

From 1967-1969, Dr. Sheila Delany taught English Literature at Queens College. In November 1968, the English Department's decision not to rehire Delany contributed to campus upheveal that occurred in the spring of 1969. This collection documents the department's decision and protests associated with her plight, as well as a subsequent job offer in the SEEK program that was later retracted. Materials include correspondence, fliers, and clippings.

Dates: 1968 - 1974

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Counseling in higher education 1
Education, Higher 1
Educational mobility 1
Racial justice in education 1
Student movements 1