Cornelius Robbins Papers, 1979-2006
- Robbins, Cornelius V., 1931-2013
- A long-time administrator at two-year and four-year colleges throughout the Northeast, Robbins was employed from 1992 through 2008 as a professor in the Department of Educational Administration at the State University of New York at Albany.
- 1 cubic ft.
- English and English
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- Preferred citation for this material is as follows: Identification of specific item, series, box, folder, Cornelius Robbins Papers, 1979-2006. M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University at Albany, State University of New York (hereafter referred to as the Robbins Papers).
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- Scope and Content:
Papers focus on Robbins work related to community colleges, including brochures and newsletters from various community college organizations, an oral history of SUNY's community colleges and a student proposal for a Saratoga County Community College delivered for a class he taught in 1993. Department of Educational Administration documents are included, such as course syllabi, faculty directories and faculty activity reports. Also contain information on a trip to Taiwan taken before his arrival at UAlbany, including his requests for leave time, his writings on the trip and a slideshow collection.
- Biographical / Historical:
Cornelius "Neal" Robbins was a faculty member in the Department of Educational Administration at the University at Albany, SUNY between 1992 and 2008. Before coming to Albany Robbins was a long-time administrator at colleges throughout the Northeast, including both two- and four-year institutions. He served as President of several different institutions, including Genessee Community College from 1970 through 1975 and SUNY Cobleskill between 1985 and 1992. As a professor at UAlbany, his main areas of academic focus were in Educational Administration and Community College Management.
- Acquisition information:
All items in this collection were transferred to the University Libraries, M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections and Archives.
- Processing information:
Processed in 2018 by Miles Lawlor.