Name and location of repository
Level of description
Great Plains Interactive Distance Education Alliance records
- 1994–2015 (Creation)
8.00 Linear Feet. 6.00 Boxes
Name of creator
Great Plains IDEA is a partnership of public universities providing quality online educational opportunities in two areas, Human Sciences and Agriculture. Membership in Great Plains IDEA is a selective process that involves university leadership at all levels.
Based out of Kansas State University, the group provides fully online graduate programs across several universities.
Content and structure elements
Scope and content
These records document the Great Plains Interactive Distance Education Alliance—often shortened to Great Plains IDEA—a collaboration of about twenty universities in the Plains region. Based out of Kansas State University, the group provides fully online graduate programs across several universities. Materials range from 1994 to 2015 and include meeting minutes, itineraries, board member information, education initiatives, and annual meeting information.
System of arrangement
This collection was kept in original order.
Conditions of access and use elements
Conditions governing access
No access restrictions: All materials are open for research.
Conditions governing reproduction
The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply.
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Acquisition and appraisal elements
It recieved the accession number 2015-16.004.
Immediate source of acquisition
Acqusition Source: Institute for Academic Alliances
Acqusition Method: Transfer.
Acqusition Date: 20150710
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information
Materials align with collection development guidelines and are an important collection documenting a K-State collaboration.
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Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related archival materials
- Citation: [Item title], [item date], Great Plains Interactive Distance Education Alliance records, Box [number], Folder [number or title], Morse Department of Special Collections, Kansas State University Libraries.
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Rules or conventions
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Finding Aid Author: McKenzie Combes
Processing Info: Student assistant McKenzie Combes processed the collection and university archivist Cliff Hight reviewed it in 2017.
Publication Date: 2017-07-19