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Southern University System



Part III Chapter VI of Regulations

CHAPTER VI


ORGANIZATIONS AFFILIATED WITH THE UNIVERSITY



Section 6-1. Relationship to the University System.

Certain organizations and agencies are recognized as being so closely related to the program of the University that they are accorded privileges, including offices, laboratories, other facilities, and services, even though they are not under the management and direction of the University. However, an organization, group, agency, or activity not under the direct control of the University shall not be accorded such privileges on the campus without receiving written permission from the Chancellor or the System President.



Section 6-2. The Alumni Federation.

The Alumni Federation is an autonomous organization of Southern University graduates and former students, domiciled at Southern University-Baton Rouge, but with chapters throughout the nation. The objectives of the Federation are to encourage academic excellence, stimulate a wholesome school spirit, foster a spirit of cooperation and fellowship between the University and its graduates, and promote the welfare of Southern University. The Federation augments the program of the University by maintaining records of Southern University graduates and former students, and actively soliciting support of, and interest in, the University. In support of this close affiliation, the University shall furnish the Alumni Federation with office and other appropriate space on the respective campuses, together with utilities and other services incident to the occupancy of such space, with special reference and accord to the Alumni House built by the alumni on the Baton Rouge campus. The chief system officer for the Alumni Federation shall be the Alumni Director who shall coordinate the alumni activities of all the various chapters. The membership of the Federation and of the various chapters shall be determined by the organizations on the respective campuses and each of the various chapters throughout the nation.


Section 6-3. The Southern University System Foundation.

The Southern University System Foundation is incorporated under the provisions of Title 12 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950. Its purposes are to promote the educational and cultural welfare of Southern University, its faculty, students, and facilities so as to provide broader educational advantages and opportunities, encourage faculty research and creative activities, aid students to continue studies at the University and to solicit and accept gifts, grants and bequests for the aforestated purposes of the Foundation.



Section 6-4. Southern University at New Orleans Foundation.

The Southern University at New Orleans Foundation, established in the Spring of 1976, is a non-profit organization duly incorporated to do business in the State of Louisiana and the Parish of Orleans. This corporation is organized exclusively for charitable, religious, scientific, and educational purposes. Among the Foundation's objectives are to promote the educational and cultural welfare of Southern University at New Orleans, aid any student to continue studies at the University, facilitate any line of work or research embraced at the University, and solicit and accept funds of all kinds for the purpose of providing funds for scholarship, research, and any other designated benefits for the University or its faculty.


Section 6-5. Southern University at Shreveport Foundation.

The Southern University at Shreveport Foundation, established in the Fall of 1999, is a non-profit organization duly incorporated to do business in the State of Lousiana and the Parish of Caddo.  This corporation is organized exclusively for charitable, religious, scientific, and educational purposes.  Among the Foundation's objectives are to promote the educational and cultural welfare of Southern University at Shreveport, aid any student to continue studies at the University, facilitate any line of work or research embraced at the University, and solicit and accept funds of all kinds for the purpose of providing funds for scholarship, research, and any other designated benefits for the University or its faculty.

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