William Munns, Dean of Students Subject Files, 1967-1990.

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UWRF Series 130

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William Munns, Dean of Students Subject Files, 1967-1990.


  • 1967-1990. (Creation)


9 cubic feet

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William L. Munns was born on November 8, 1929, in Quincy, Illinois. Munns served in the U.S. Air Force as a Special Services Officer in Korea (Tactical Air Command.) Died in New Richmond Wisconsin on January 5, 2023. (Hudson Star Observer January 6, 2023.)

He earned his B.A. at Colorado State College, in 1951. M.S. from the University of Colorado Boulder, in 1956. Ed.D. from Colorado State in 1962. (The Student Voice, September 15, 1967). In 1967, Munns joined the Personnel Division at the Wisconsin State University – River Falls as a professor and Vice President for Student Affairs. In 1973, his title changed to Assistant Chancellor for Student Affairs, and in 1981, Dean of Students. Munns retired from UW-River Falls in 1992.

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The Dean of Students was responsible for overseeing all aspects of student life on campus. Actives and services include, but are not limited to Counseling, Faculty advising, Testing services, orientation, hosting workshops and clinics, Health and physical welfare, job placement after graduation, student employment, administering financial aid, Student Government, and other student organizations, Housing, Dining, and extra-curricular activities. (1962-64 catalog)
There are 24 subseries in this collection arranged alphabetically by title. Subseries are grouped by the function that the records serve under the administrative organization.

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COLLECTION STORED, ALL or IN-PART, AT ARC: Collection can be requested for transfer through the Area Research Center (ARC) Network, consult Reading Room Staff.

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Researchers are responsible for using in accordance with 17 U.S.C. Copyright may have not been transferred to the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.

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