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4.7, Retention of University Records

Policy Statement

Cornell University requires that university records, as defined herein,regardless of format, be disposed of or retained for specific periods of time in accordance with legal or other institutional requirements, or for historical value. The university has designated official repositories to manage the retention and disposal of these records according to procedures outlined in this document.

Entities Affected by this Policy

All units of the university

Policy Information

  • Responsible Executive: University Counsel
  • Responsible Office: University Counsel and Division of Rare/Manuscript Collections: Cornell University Library
  • Dates: Issued: March 1997; Last Updated: January 6, 2015
  • Contact: Your local college or unit administrative office

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University Policy 4.7, Retention of University Records

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