noun; blending and clipping
tedious and mundane organizational and administrative tasks; mundane, repetitive busy work required for general record-keeping. Clever way to describe the menial tasks required for bookkeeping and organization.
"I don't have your homeworks graded yet because I got stuck taking care of administrivia this morning."
Etymology : administration 'management' + trivia 'insignificant trifles'
Source : one of my professors
Last modified: 10 June 2008