Amendment to Charter

THIS INSTRUMENT WITNESSETH That the Board of Regents for and on behalf of the Education Department of the State of New York at their meeting of July 1, 2016.

An application having been made by and on behalf of the trustees of Associated Universities, Inc., for an amendment of its charter, it was

Voted, that the absolute charter in the first instance of Associated Universities, Inc., located in Upton, county of Suffolk and state of New York, which was granted by action of the Board of Regents on July 18, 1946; which absolute charter was amended by Regents action on various occasions, the last amendment having been granted on September 10, 2007 be, and the same hereby is, amended to state the purpose as follows:

  1. To be organized and operated exclusively for charitable, educational and scientific purposes within the meaning of Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended (or the corresponding provision of any future Unites States Revenue Law);
  1. To acquire, plan, construct and operate laboratories and other facilities for research, development, and education in the physical, biological and social sciences and to educate and train technical and research personnel and the general public in said fields;
  1. To constitute an agency through which universities and other research organizations will be enabled to cooperate with one another, with government and with other organizations towards the support and use of laboratories and other research facilities and toward the development of scientific knowledge in the fields hereinabove set forth;
  1. To accept and collect pledges, donations, and contributions and contribution from universities, other organizations, and individuals toward the construction, maintenance and operation of the foregoing laboratories and facilities and of all services incident thereto.

Nothing herein shall authorize the corporation to operate, maintain or manage a charter school, a nursery school, a kindergarten, an elementary school, a secondary school, a college, university, or to advertise or offer credit-bearing courses or degrees in New York.

GRANTED, July 11, 2016, by the Board of Regents of The University of the State of New York, for and on behalf of the State Education Department, and executed under the seal of said University and record number 26,510