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Office of General Counsel Records

Identifier: UA 002.15

Scope and Contents

The Office of General Counsel Records contain files dealing with legal aspects of the running of the university. The files contain correspondence, contracts, reports, and various legal documents dating from 1983 to 2010.


  • 1983 - 2010


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright is retained by the creators of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information. Please see our Sensitive Materials Statement.


9.00 Linear Feet (6 boxes)

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Office of General Counsel's mission is to serve as a strategic partner in the development and implementation of University policy, procedures and initiatives; to assure legal and ethical compliance with all relevant federal, state and local laws and regulations; and to provide timely and collaborative legal advice at the earliest possible opportunity. Furthermore, our mission is to assist our clients in identifying and solving legal, ethical and related challenges; to support the programs and priorities of the executive management of the University; and to support and represent the mission of the University, particularly as it relates to the service component of that mission.

The Office of General Counsel Records contain files dealing with legal aspects of the running of the university, dating from 1983 to 2010.

Arrangement Note

Materials have been maintained in the order in which they were received.

Method of Acquisition

Records were transferred from the Office.

Offensive Language Statement

The UNC Greensboro University Libraries collects, preserves, and makes accessible unique and historical materials for learning and research. The nature of historical materials is such that some material may represent positions, norms, and values that are offensive and objectionable. These materials represent the opinions and actions of their creators. By providing access to these records in our reading room and through our digital collections, we recognize that archives and rare books can play a vital role in holding those creators accountable and in helping us learn from the past.

Our finding aids and other collection descriptions may occasionally re-use language provided by creators or former holders of the materials, but we strive to place outdated or offensive terminology in context. That said, we recognize that we may not always make the right decision and welcome feedback from all sources so we can learn and adjust our practices. Please contact us at if you encounter problematic language in our finding aids or other collection description. We will review the language and, as appropriate, update it in a way that balances preservation of the original context with our ongoing commitment to describing materials with respectful and inclusive language.

Processing Information

Preliminary inventory. Collection has not been fully processed.
Office of General Counsel Records
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Repository Details

Part of the Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives Repository

P.O. Box 26170
320 College Ave.
Greensboro NC 27402-6170 US