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460 Oakland University Memorial Grove
SUBJECT: COMMEMORATIVE GIFTS – TREES/BENCHES
NUMBER: 460
AUTHORIZING BODY: PRESIDENT’S EXECUTIVE COUNCIL
RESPONSIBLE OFFICE: DEVELOPMENT, ALUMNI AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT, 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, Alumni and Community Engagement 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).

DEFINITIONS: 

PROCEDURES:

 

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, Alumni and Community Engagement will approve the required donation for this type of honorarium/memorial.  The donation must cover maintenance, tree/bench replacement, a common plaque and upkeep.

Selection and Placement:  The donor must select a tree/bench in accordance with University plans and in coordination with the Director of Annual Giving who will coordinate with the AVPFM or their designees in determining placement of the tree/bench.

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