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Name of Creator:Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.). Office of Institutional Advancement.
Title:Office of Institutional Advancement records
Reference Code:A90
Location Code:32/1-2, 35/1-2, FF1/D1
Extent:3 cubic ft. (5 boxes)
Scope and Content Note:This collection documents the founding of the Office of Institutional Advancement, its initial supervision of the Vice Presidents for Development, Alumni Relations, and Corporate Partnerships, and the office's collaboration with different areas of the University. The collection contains Leadership Campaign and Century Fund material and meeting minutes, reports, and agendas. This collection also contains materials on fundraising activities, donors, donor recruitment, and donations, including materials from the Huntington Society which honors donors. Of interest are promotional materials relating to Northeastern's #1 ranking by U.S. News and World Report in their list of schools that combine classroom experience with real-world work experience. The collection also includes campaign videos and videos pertaining to University-wide events, such as the inauguration of President Aoun. The collection is divided into two series: 1. Administration and 2. Media.
Historical Abstract:In 2001, the office of University Development and the Office of Alumni Relations merged under the name Office of Institutional Advancement. The Office of Institutional Advancement is responsible for overseeing the staff, budget, and operations of all alumni, corporate, and development activities.
Language and Scripts:Materials entirely in English.
System of Arrangement:Arranged into one alphabetical sequence.
Subjects and Contributors:
  • Cunningham, Robert
  • Educational fund raising
  • MacGillivray, Diane
  • Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.) -- Alumni and alumnae
  • Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.) -- Funds and scholarships
  • Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.) -- Huntington Society
  • Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.). Office of Institutional Advancement

Conditions Governing Access:Records are closed for 25 years from their date of creation unless researchers have written permission from the creating office.
Technical Access:Media include VHS, Beta, and audio cassettes as well as DVDs and CD-ROMs.
Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use:Copyright restrictions may apply.
Finding Aids:Office of Alumni Relations records (A4), Office of University Development records (A10), Corporations and Foundations records (A55), Eugene Reppucci papers (M181).
Processor: Finding aid prepared by Ellen Lassiter, March 2006; updated by Abigail Cramer, August 2011; updated by Caitlin Birch, February 2014