Gift Records

Records that document potential or realized private, or corporate, funding to the institution, including endowments and trusts. This series may include award guidelines, letters and agreements of gifts, copies of bequest instruments and wills from individuals or estates, financial statements and reports, correspondence; and other related records.

Category

Alumni and Public Relations

Maintainer

Development and Alumni Relations

Retention Period

Permanent for letters and agreements of gift, copies of bequest instruments and wills from individuals or estates, correspondence; Retain all other records for seven years then dispose of.

Disposition Instructions

Confidential destruction is required. Paper must be shredded, pulped, or incinerated; electronic records must be overwritten or the storage media physically destroyed. Deletion of information in computer files or on electronic storage media is not sufficient.

Last Updated: December 31, 2008