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College Founders

Section Title:Executive
Policy Number:225
Policy Name:College Founders
Approval Authority:Board of Trustees
Responsible Executive:President
Responsible Unit:Office of the President
Date Adopted:February 12, 1997
Date Revised:June 18, 2007; September 2013; January 2014; April 26, 2021; October 2, 2023



The Board of Trustees approved the honoring of the College’s founders as an all-college program celebrating the founding of Ramapo College and recognizing those faculty, staff, administrators and trustees as “founders” and “pioneers.”

This program may include current campus constituents as well as outreach to the College’s founders, pioneers, alumni, and retirees. The year is calculated based on 1969, the year Ramapo was established.

Reason for Policy

To acknowledge the founding of Ramapo College; to honor those faculty, staff, administrators and trustees who established Ramapo College; and to create opportunities for intergenerational and inclusive College gatherings.

To Whom Does the Policy Apply

The community of Ramapo College.

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