2.07 Naming and Renaming Central Piedmont Community College Facilities, Positions, and Programs Policy
For purposes of naming Central Piedmont Community College facilities, "facilities" are defined as campuses, buildings, areas, or rooms within buildings, streets, courts, athletic fields, etc.
For purposes of naming Central Piedmont Community College programs, "programs" are defined as credit or non-credit curricula, administrative units, or the cultural or civic activities of the College.
For purposes of naming Central Piedmont Community College positions, "positions" are defined as faculty or staff titles. Positions may include endowed chairs.
For purposes of naming Central Piedmont Community College facilities, positions, or programs, "permanent" is defined as for the life or existence of the named facilities, positions, or programs, absent any exceptional circumstances.
II. Policy Statement
The Board of Trustees has the final responsibility for the permanent naming and renaming of any facility, position, or program at Central Piedmont Community College for a person or entity.
III. Regulations for Naming
A. The final responsibility for naming any facility, position, or program at Central Piedmont Community College for a person or entity rests with the Board of Trustees. The naming process must follow established administrative procedures. The Central Piedmont Community College and the Central Piedmont Community College Foundation Donor Recognition Programs guidelines have been designed for use in naming opportunities in recognition of financial gifts to the College or the Central Piedmont Foundation. However, the Board of Trustees shall consider all relevant circumstances. The Board reserves the right to determine naming rights on a case-by-case basis, regardless of these guidelines.
B. The naming of any facility, position, or program of Central Piedmont Community College for a person or entity must be approved by a two-thirds majority of the Board of Trustees.
C. The College Cabinet is empowered to name facilities, positions, and programs which describe function or other utilitarian purposes.
D. An acceptable reason for naming facilities, positions, or programs for persons or entities is to honor living or deceased persons who meet one or more of the following criteria:
- A current or former member of the Board of Trustees or Central Piedmont Foundation member who has made an outstanding contribution to the College.
- A current or former employee who has made an outstanding contribution to the College.
- A citizen or entity who has made a substantial monetary or personal service contribution to the College and/or the Central Piedmont Foundation.
- Donors who meet Trustee and College-established criteria to secure naming rights to a building or space.
E. Absent exceptional circumstances, if the request is to honor a deceased individual, the request must not be submitted for at least one year following death.
Naming and Renaming Central Piedmont Community College Facilities, Positions, and Programs Procedures
Changes approved by the Board of Trustees on November 4, 2005; May 2, 2007; January 11, 2012; October 31, 2014; May 6, 2020
Changes approved by Cabinet on January 28, 1997; December 14, 2015