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Stuart Altman: Heller School collection

Identifier: 03-MWalb00311A

Scope and Contents

Materials in this collection relate to the career of Stuart Altman, during his time teaching for, and serving as Dean of the Heller School for Social Policy and Managment. Record types include materials related to the administration of the Heller School, committee files, admissions and student files, budget materials, faculty meeting minutes, strategic planning materials, and photographs.

Stuart Altman joined Brandeis' Heller School for Social Policy and Management in 1976 as the Sol C. Chaikin Professor of National Health Policy. He previously held the position of Dean of the Heller School from 1977-1993, and from 2005-2008. Professor Altman also served as the interim President of Brandeis University from 1990-1991. He has published widely on the subject of federal and state health policy, as well as served on numerous state- and federal-level committees and task forces related to healthcare issues.

Source: Brandeis' Office of the President website


  • 1961-2000

Conditions Governing Access

This collection has not yet been fully reviewed for restricted materials, though some restrictions have been identified in Boxes 2-5, 9, and 10. Other boxes may also contain restricted materials. Please contact the University Archives & Special Collections in advance to request access.

Conditions Governing Use

Requests to reproduce or publish material from the collection should be directed to the Robert D. Farber University Archives & Special Collections Department, Brandeis University.


12 Linear Feet (11 record center boxes, 2 manuscript boxes )

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There is no discernable arrangement noted for this collection.

Custodial History

Due to lack of legacy documentation, it is unclear when this collection was transferred to the Archives.

Processing Information

Collection was maintained in the order in which it was received by the archives.

Folder titles were used to conduct a deductive restrictions review.

Folder titles appear to be mostly original to the creator.

Stuart Altman: Heller School collection
Kate McNally
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Repository Details

Part of the Brandeis University Repository

415 South St.
Waltham MA

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