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Office of the Chancellor, Kenneth E. Peacock records

Identifier: UA 5241

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of administrative documents and documents from the Office of the Chancellor concerning the Installation of Chancellor Kenneth Peacock on April 22, 2005. Documents include invitations, mailings lists, programs, correspondence, schedules, planning committee minutes, and individual event plans. Correspondence is from the planning of the weeklong celebration and various events on the ASU campus. Copies of blank invitations, RSVP cards, and event programs are included for the various events. Programs from other Universities installation ceremonies are included. Administrative documents from this collection address topics including: Annual reports, University Attorney, Athletics, Human Resources, Financial Information, Search Committee records, Correspondence, Appalachian Regional Development Institution (ARDI), and Small Business and Technology Development Center (SBTDC).


  • 1989-2007
  • Majority of material found in 2005 - 2005

Access Restrictions

Accession UA.2011.045 is partially restricted due to the presence of personal information.

Biographical Note

In July 2004, Kenneth Edward Peacock became the sixth chancellor of Appalachian State University. Before his appointment as chancellor of ASU, Peacock served as both interim provost and executive vice chancellor. In 1983, he became a faculty member of Appalachian's Walker College of Business. He later served as the assistant dean of the business school in 1987 and was named associate dean in 1989. Between 1992-2003, Peacock served as dean of the college. Chancellor Peacock received his undergraduate degree in accounting at Mars Hill College, and then pursued his master's and doctorate degrees in accounting at Louisiana State University. During Chancellor Peacock's tenure, Appalachian has witnessed significant growth and an improvement of quality in the academic programs, bringing nationwide acclaim to the university. Under Chacellor Peacock's leadership, there have been numerous capital improvements and new construction on campus that have included the Student Recreation Center, Central Dining Facility, Athletics Center, new on-campus housing as well as residence hall renovations, steam system upgrades, and the opening of Belk Library and Information Commons and a new college of education building.


5 Linear Feet (4 boxes, 3 records cartons)

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In July 2004, Kenneth Edward Peacock became the sixth chancellor of Appalachian State University. This collection consists of administrative documents and materials concerning Peacock's installation.
Kendall Reese
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Repository Details

Part of the Appalachian State University Special Collections Repository

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Boone U.S.A. - North Carolina 28608-2026 United States
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