All University Faculty and Administrative Staff, as defined by the personnel policies of the University, are members of the University Faculty and Administrative Staff Flower and Gift Fund, having accepted group participation in the fund. Each member of the Faculty and Administrative Staff contributes to the fund annually. The contribution is deducted from the October payroll check. The fund purchases for events including retirements, marriages, births, illnesses, and deaths, and is administered by the Office of the President and a committee.
NOTE: Administrative Officers, Academic Deans, Faculty Members, and Departmental Chairpersons are responsible for reporting illnesses, deaths, weddings, and "new arrivals" to the President's Office.