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3.1, Accepting University Gifts

Policy Statement

Cornell University appreciates and depends upon the generosity of alumni and friends to support its mission, programs, and purposes. Gifts must be solicited, accepted, processed, recorded, and acknowledged in a manner that protects the interests of both the institution and its donors.

Entities Affected by this Policy

All units of the university

Policy Information

  • Responsible Executive: Vice President for Alumni Affairs and Development
  • Responsible Office: Advancement Services
  • Dates: Issued: November 1983; Last updated: November 14, 2014
  • Contact: Your local college or unit administrative office or your local Alumni Affairs and Development Giving Officer

Violations of Finance Policy

Violation of a financial policy should be reported to your supervisor, your human resource representative, unit manager, and/or the office responsible for the policy. Where these resources are inadequate, you may choose to make an anonymous report through the Cornell University's Hotline.

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University Policy 3.1, Accepting University Gifts

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