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Date Span: 1987-2006
Extent: 5.5 cubic feet
Historical Sketch: The Higher Education Act (HEA) of 1965 established Title III Grant Program. Congress amended the Act in 1985 to include historically Black colleges and universities and institutions that have a large minority and/or low-income student population. TSUD first applied for a Title III Grant in 1987.
The Title III Grant website describes the purpose of the program, "Title III, Part A, Strengthening Institutions Program,... assists eligible institutions of higher education to become self-sufficient by providing funds to improve and strengthen their academic quality, and institutional, management, and fiscal stability. Grants are awarded in one-year planning grants and five-year development grants. Funds may be used for faculty development, funds and administrative management, development and improvement of academic programs, joint use of facilities, and student services." [http://www.ed.gov.programs/iduestitle3a/index.html]
Dr. Frank Lovrich administered TSUD's 1987 grant; Dr. Barbara Alford administered its 1994 and 1995 grants; and Dr. Dorinda E. Van Loo administer its 1990, 1991, and the 2001-2006 grant.
TSUD sought Title III grants, 1987-2001 to cover development and operations of Office of Institutional Effectiveness, Student Services, Instructional Support Laboratory, Counseling Test Center, new faculty, specific equipment purchases, library resources, and development of new degree programs, i.e. B.S. Chemistry degree. The 2001-2006 Title III project provided approximately $1.3 million to Troy State University Dothan to support the development of new academic degrees, programs, or options in the fields of Psychology, Counseling, CIS/MIS, E-Commerce, and Chemistry. It also provided for new faculty and equipment, as well as funding for library support and marketing/advertisement for the new programs.
Scope/Content: Documents the application for Title III grants as well as how TSUD ran the program after receiving grants. Contains grant applications, 1987-2001, and files detailing expenditures of Title III Grant funds, including Monthly Budget Reports, Annual Reports, Personnel Files, Policy & Procedure Manuals, proposed Course applications and Expenditure Reports.
Organization: Organized into 4 series: 1. Grant proposals and applications, 1987-2001.Series 2: Budget Proposals: 2001- 2006. 3 Project Proposals: 2001-2006. 4: Accounting: 2001-2006.
Preferred Citation: Records of the Title III Grant Program (TSUD), RG 068, Wiregrass Archives, Troy University Dothan Campus, Dothan, AL.
Access Limits? Public Records, Open for access and use.
Series 1: Grant Proposals and Applications, 1987-2001. 6 file folders.
Title III Grant Proposal; 1987
Title III Grant Proposal; 1990-1995
Title III Grant Proposal; 1991
Application for Title III Grant – Strengthening
Institutions Program; 1994
Application for Title III Grant – Strengthening
Institutions Program; 1995
Application for Title III Grant – Strengthening
Institutions Program; 2001-2006
Series 2: Budget Proposals: 2001- 2006. 10file folders -- Contains Title III Start up Documentation, Policy & Procedures for new programs, Eligibility applications, & annual reports from Oct. 01, 2001, - Sept 30, 2006.
Title III Start up Documentation [Folder 1 of 2]
Title III Start up Documentation [Folder 2 of 2]
Policy & Procedures - New Programs & Concentrations ACHE
Annual Report Oct 1, 01 - Sept 30, 02
Annual Report Oct 1, 02 - Sept 30, 03
Annual Report Oct 1, 03 - Sept 30, 04
Annual Report Oct 1, 04 - Sept 30, 05
Annual Report Oct 1, 05 - Sept 30, 06 [Folder 1 of 2]
Annual Report Oct 1, 05 - Sept 30, 06 [Folder 2 of 2]
Series 3: Project Proposals: 2001-2006. 27 file folders -- Contains Title III Grant applications, proposals for programs & courses in Chemistry, Computer Science, Web Development, Psychology, & Vocational Rehab, Marketing plans for Chemistry & Psychology, Time & Effort Reports, syllabi, course schedules, semester specific surveys from 2004-2006, surveys from chemistry majors, & statements.
Title III Grant Application
Title III Grant Application [Duplicate]
Chemistry [Folder 1 of 2]
Chemistry [Folder 2 of 2]
Proposal for the Bachelor of Science in Chemistry
Proposal for the Bachelor of Science in Chemistry [Duplicate]
CIS Network Administration
Web Development Concentration
Ed. S. School Psychology
Psychology Memo's & Minutes
Marketing Plan Chemistry
Marketing Plan Psychology
Time & Effort Reports
Surveys - Semester 2005-06 [Folder 1 of 2]
Surveys - Semester 2005-06 [Folder 2 of 2]
Surveys - Semester 2004-05 [Folder 1 0f 2]
Surveys - Semester 2004-05 [Folder 2 of 2]
Surveys - Chemistry Major [Folder 1 of 2]
Surveys - Chemistry Major [Folder 2 of 2]
Series 4: Accounting: 2001-2006. 61 file folders -- Contains TSUD 2001 semester course listings, student enrollment counts for active programs, financial aid awards for 2001, monthly budget registers for 2001-2005, inventory of books/videos purchased by Title III, TSUD Title III grant management handbooks, Personnel files - including timecards, Policy & Procedure manuals on purchases, evaluation reports, Budget reports, acct availability reports, expenditures, & AL Conference on Higher Education.
[2001 Semester course listings]
[Student enrollment counts for active programs]
Financial Aids Awards Register For Academic Year 2001
Title III Oct. 1, 2001 Thru Sept. 30, 2002 Acct#:123-100252 Monthly Budget Reports
Title III Oct. 1, 2002 Thru Sept. 30, 2003 Acct#: 123-100254 Monthly Budget Reports
Title III Oct. 1, 2003 Thru Sept. 30, 2004 Acct#: 123-100273 Monthly Budget Reports
Title III Oct. 1, 2004 Thru Sept. 30, 2005 Acct#: 123-100283 Monthly Budget Reports
[Methods of Contextual Discovery & Analysis]
Alabama Commission on Higher Education Oct 12, 2001
EDGAR 34 CFR Parts 74, 75, 76, 77, 79, 80, 81, 82, 85, 86, 97, 98, and 99 Sept 16,1999 & EDGAR 34 CFR Parts 74, 75, 76, 77, 79, 80, 81, 82, (84), 85, (85), 86, 97, 98, and 99
Inventory of Books/Videos Purchased by Title III
The Year in Review 2004-2005 & 2005-2006
Academic Affairs & Planning Policies & Procedures Manual
TSUD Title III Grant Handbook
TSUD Title III Grant Management Handbook
TSUD Title III Grant Management Handbook [Appendices]
Manuals, Meeting, Policy & Procedures Expenditure [Folder 1 of 2]
Manuals, Meeting, Policy & Procedures Expenditure [Folder 2 of 2]
Title III Newsletters
Personnel - Coordinator/ Director
Personnel - Faculty
Personnel - Vita's
Personnel - Staff
Personnel - External Evaluator
Purchasing Policy & Procedures
Time Cards Documentation
External Evaluator Reports
On Site Visit Documentation
Account Availability Report - Acct#: 123-100252
Excel Budget Report - Acct#: 123-100252
Expenditures 123-100252 [Folder 1 of 4]
Expenditures 123-100252 [Folder 2 of 4]
Expenditures 123-100252 [Folder 3 of 4]
Expenditures 123-100252 [Folder 4 of 4]
Account Availability Report - Acct#: 123-100254
Excel Budget Report - Acct#: 123-100254
Expenditures 123-100254 [Folder 1 of 2]
Expenditures 123-100254 [Folder 2 of 2]
Account Availability Report - Acct#: 123-100273
Excel Budget Report - Acct#: 123-100273
Expenditures 123-100273 [Folder 1 of 3]
Expenditures 123-100273 [Folder 2 of 3]
Expenditures 123-100273 [Folder 3 of 3]
Account Availability Report - Acct#: 123-100283 [Folder 1 of 2]
Account Availability Report - Acct#: 123-100283 [Folder 2 of 2]
Excel Budget Report - Acct#: 123-100283
Expenditures 123-100283 [Folder 1 of 4]
Expenditures 123-100283 [Folder 2 of 4]
Expenditures 123-100283 [Folder 3 of 4]
Expenditures 123-100283 [Folder 4 of 4]
Account Availability Report - Acct#: 123-100648 [Folder 1 of 2]
Account Availability Report - Acct#: 123-100648 [Folder 2 of 2]
Expenditures 123-100648 [Folder 1 of 3]
Expenditures 123-100648 [Folder 2 of 3]
Expenditures 123-100648 [Folder 3 of 3]