Judge Rejects Request to Add Weill Name to Paul Smith’s College [Press Review]

Judge Rejects Request to Add Weill Name to Paul Smith’s College [Press Review]

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Judge Rejects Request to Add Weill Name to Paul Smith’s College

by Philanthropy News Digest, 10 October 2015

paul smith's college - donor naming request

A New York state judge has rejected a request from Paul Smith’s College to add the name of donor Joan Weill, who with her husband, Sanford Weill, had pledged $20 million to the school.

 

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Jim’s Comments:

An important reminder to establish clear naming guidelines and develop explicit gift agreements. There is always the possibility of an unimaginably large gift in your future.

 

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