Under the policy, the University Archives and Records Management Programme is structured and instituted to provide professional, efficient and consistent handling of University records by implementing policies and procedures based on recognized principles and practices for the appraisal, organization, maintenance, retention and disposition of University records, including their systematic transfer to Archives for preservation, arrangement, description and availability for research, reference and related purposes.
ABOUT THE PROGRAMME
The programme is headed by the University Archivist who is responsible for planning, developing, implementing, directing, administering and operating the University Archives and Records Management Programme for the university at large.
On each Campus the Archives and Records Management Programme falls under the ambit of the Campus Registrar with the Campus Records Manager/Archivist responsible for the administration of the programme.
The Campus Records Manager at Cave Hill is responsible for several units; namely, Registry Records Services formerly referred to as the File Registry, Office Management, Campus Records Centre, Cave Hill Campus Archives and the W.I. Federal Archives Centre and provides outreach services to other faculties, departments and units.
Note: The records held in the Registry Records Services, Campus Records Centre and Cave Hill Campus Archives are restricted to select members of staff in Administration. A limited number of records in the Cave Hill Campus Archives are openly accessible. The records of the W.I. Federal Archives Centre are open however, consultation is arranged by appointment.