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The University Archives is staffed by three professional archivists committed to the profession and dedicated to patron service.  Kris and Megan are Certified Archivists (CA) and Kaelyn is working towards her certification.  In addition, both Megan and Kaelyn are working towards their Digital Archives Specialists (DAS) Certification.

The most efficient way to request information from the Archives is to use the Ask An Archivist form.  Archivists monitor this e-mail account during regular business hours.

For records retention questions, please e-mail

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Megan North, CA


Megan is the primary contact for the University Archives.

As both a Texas State alumna and a Certified Archivist, Megan has the broad base of knowledge needed to work with and preserve the materials in the University Archives.  She responds to the vast majority of reference questions and is highly skilled in managing digital content, including metadata and preservation. 

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Kaelyn D. Morice


Kaelyn manages the accessioning and processing of archival materials.

With prior reference experience at the Texas State Library and Archives Commission, Kaelyn's strong organizational and technical skills are focused on improving researchers' access to materials.  She handles records transfers and donations, and is leading the migration to the ArchviesSpace database.

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Kristine L. Toma, CA

University Archivist & Records Manager

Kris oversees the University Archives and maintains the University's official retention schedule. 

Working primarily in an administrative role, Kris manages departmental planning and assessment, promoting the archives, maintaining the university's records retention schedule, and providing records retention training each semester.

Graduate Assistants

Students with an interest in archives gain real-world experience working in an archives as they assist the unit with a wide variety of projects.  Graduate students in the Public History Program who have taken the Archives and Manuscripts course generally have the basic knowledge needed to work in the Archives.  Graduate students in other programs are welcome to apply; the Archives seeks reliable and detail-oriented students who have computer skills and an appreciation for history.

Potential graduate students must meet the requirements stated in the Graduate Assistant Electronic PCR Checklist before a hire can be considered.  Graduate  appointment requirements are set by the Provost's Office and the Graduate College and are non-negotiable. 

We are currently hiring for the Fall 2018 semester. Interested graduate students should read the job description below, and email resumes to