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2002-03 University Catalog

About George Mason University

The George Mason University Foundation

Established in 1966, the George Mason University Foundation works to advance and further the aims and purposes of George Mason University. It is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit foundation organized and operated exclusively for the benefit of the university.

The foundation assists the university in generating private support, and manages, invests, and administers private gifts, including endowment and real property. It is governed by a volunteer Board of Trustees, led by a chairman. The vice president of University Development and Alumni Affairs of George Mason University serve as president of the foundation.