Great Plains Interactive Distance Education Alliance records

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US US kmk 2015-16.004

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Great Plains Interactive Distance Education Alliance records


  • 1994–2015 (Creation)


8.00 Linear Feet. 6.00 Boxes

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Administrative history

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.

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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.

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This collection was kept in original order.

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No access restrictions: All materials are open for research.

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The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply.

Languages of the material

  • English

Scripts of the material

  • Latin

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Custodial history

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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Specialized notes

  • 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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Archivist's note

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

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  • Cubic Foot Box: Box 1, A83412041262
  • Cubic Foot Box: Box 2, A83412152877
  • Cubic Foot Box: Box 3, A83412152885
  • Cubic Foot Box: Box 4, A83412152893
  • Cubic Foot Box: Box 5, A83412152908
  • 5" Flip Top, Letter: Box 6, A83412021848
  • Box: Box 7,
  • Box: Box 8,
  • Cubic Foot Box: Box 9, A83412154950
  • Cubic Foot Box: Box 10, A83412154934
  • Box: Box 11,
  • Box: Box 12,
  • Cubic Foot Box: Box 13, A83412055156
  • Cubic Foot Box: Box 1A, A83412154942
  • Cubic Foot Box: Box 2A, A83412154968
  • Cubic Foot Box: Box 3A, A83412154926