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Binder 4 - Box 2: This volume contains a proposal submitted to the Higher Education Coordinating Board on behalf of the city of Vancouver for the purpose of locating the WSU Vancouver campus in a downtown location. The document, entitled "City of Vancouver Proposal for W.S.U. Southwest Washington Campus", includes information pertaining to the location of the campus adjacent to Clark Community College. Projections of cost and shared services are included in the document. The proposal was published in 1990 and was one of many created by external entities for the purpose of site selection for the WSU Vancouver campus. A location in Salmon Creek was ultimately chosen for a permanent campus, 1990


Scope and Contents

From the Collection: The collection contains surrogates from a group of materials created and compiled by Robert (Bob) Schaefer documenting the establishment of the Southwest Washington Joint Center for Education (SWJCE) and Washington State University Vancouver, Washington. Original materials were contained in six three-ringed binders, which were digitized courtesy of Robert (Bob) Schaefer. Over 1,500 pages are included in this collection, including newspaper clippings, correspondence, meeting notes, documents on higher education trends, employment and regional industry forecasts, formal reports and communications to Washington State Legislature and the public, publications from SWJCE and WSU Vancouver and other documents pertaining to each institution's establishment and early operations. The date range of items from this collection are from 1980 to the early 1990s.


  • 1990


From the Collection: .834 Linear Feet : Surrogates to this collection are contained in two document boxes.

From the Collection: 1.8 Gigabytes : Digital surrogate files for access are stored on compact discs. Preservation files are in cold storage and on the DR (Digital Records) drive.

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Repository Details

Part of the Washington State University Vancouver, Archives and Special Collections Repository

14204 NE Salmon Creek Ave
Vancouver WA 98686 United States