Trees, benches and small garden plants are devoted as commemorative elements on campus. It's the discretion from the College Landscape Architect to find out appropriate locations for just about any gift.
Landscape factors that might be contributed like a memorial include garden plants, new or existing trees having a bronze plaque installed on granite, or standard campus benches having a plaque installed on the rear relaxation. The data that seems on the donor plaque is restricted by space and it is susceptible to approval through the College Landscape Architect.
Throughout its life time, each commemorative element is going to be maintained by Facilities and Property Services. If your tree, planting, or bench becomes broken by disease, vandalism or any other cause within 10 years of installation, it will likely be removed and changed. If unforeseen construction causes removing the memorial within 15 many years of installation, it will likely be moved or changed. In the finish of their helpful life time, the commemorative element is going to be upon the market and also the original donor is going to be informed. They've the chance to exchange the memorial in those days when they wish.
People or groups wanting to create any commemorative donation should contact work of Development Alumni and Relations (215-746-7967) using their request. They'll advice the donor with the available alternatives for memorial giving. If it's determined that the landscape element is the greatest option, the donor will discover a credit card applicatoin to choose their preferred gift and supply the wording for that associated plaque. This application is going to be submitted to work from the College Architect. The College Landscape Architect will give you a maximum of three choices for the position of the memorial with appropriate plant choices. Your final plan from the memorial site with plant list, plaque wording, time limitations and total costs is going to be presented to development/ donor for approval. When all the particulars are decided, and also the funding guaranteed, the College Landscape Architect will oversee installation.
College benches are constructed with break resistant ductile iron with anti-yeast Ipe (Bethebara) wood. A bronze plaque engraved with text is attached towards the back relaxation.
Trees are selected according to location, availability and suitability towards the campus, using the ultimate decision staying at the discretion from the College Landscape Architect. All efforts are created to accommodate potential donor wishes. Shade trees or flowering trees could be installed. Evergreen trees are grown only in limited areas on campus.