The Association was established by the adoption of a Constitution by the Founding Board of the Association on August 11, 1972 pursuant to the Charter authorization of the President and Fellows of the Yale Corporation contained in their resolution approved on October 4, 1971 and by the approval of that Constitution by the Corporation on October 13, 1972.

The Constitution has been amended by approval of the Corporation in November 1980, June 1988, June 1990, December 1999, February 2003, April 2005, and December 2008.



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