460 Commemorative Gifts - Trees/Benches
|SUBJECT:||COMMEMORATIVE GIFTS – TREES/BENCHES|
|AUTHORIZING BODY:||PRESIDENT’S EXECUTIVE COUNCIL|
|RESPONSIBLE OFFICE:||DEVELOPMENT AND ALUMNI RELATIONS, ANNUAL GIVING|
|DATE ISSUED:||APRIL 1998|
|LAST UPDATE:||MARCH 2009|
RATIONALE: Certain areas on Oakland University’s (University) campus are designated, for the placement of a tree/bench in honor/memorial of individuals (faculty, staff, students, alumni and friends) from or affiliated with the University community, with the approval of the Facilities Management Department.
POLICY: Individuals or groups from the University community may donate funding for a tree/bench through coordination with Development and Alumni Relations and the Associate Vice President for Facilities Management (AVPFM) or their designees in honor/memory of individuals from or affiliated with the University community.
SCOPE AND APPLICABILITY: This policy applies to all internal and external University individuals or groups (faculty, staff, students, alumni and friends).
Cost: The required donation for a tree/bench will be determined on a bi-annual basis through consultation with the Director of Annual Giving and the AVPFM or their designees. The Vice-President for Development and Alumni Relations will approve the required donation for this type of honorarium/memorial. The donation must cover maintenance, tree/bench replacement, a common plaque and upkeep.
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