“We envision this as a game-changer for connecting alumni with students and with each other,” said Weili Cheng ’77, executive director of the Yale Alumni Association, which arranged the launch of Cross Campus.
This is a pivotal moment for alumni relations. As institutions think about their engagement strategies that meet the needs of alumni, it is also a moment for a call-to-action to these graduates.
Today, we are excited to announce the formation of our Alumni Innovation Advisory Board, which is the first of its kind in higher education.
Whether looking to raise money or better engage with alumni, this powerful, intuitive system gives clean, up-to-date information so that our partners can focus on results.
Many universities seek technology to help them provide value and engagement for alumni, but it’s about finding the right platform for your needs — and knowing what red flags and missteps to avoid.
The Alumni Association looks at three key metrics for measuring the success of Hoya Gateway: the number of meeting requests (annually and cumulatively), the meeting request response rate (how many requests are responded to), and the acceptance rate (how many alumni are confirming a meeting request).
More than ever, universities are finding that giving isn’t just about social events anymore, it’s about providing lifelong value to their alumni in the form of career success and making genuine connections.
Nova Network will be at the center of a new campaign — Nova Network November — which will be a series of 30+ online and on-campus events dedicated to enhancing the professional development of Villanova alumni, graduates and students in the College of Professional Studies.
PeopleGrove is well-known for our flagship career success solution — and we want to make sure institutions have the resources to extend that support for alumni as well as current students.
Alumni crave career connections and the ability to capitalize on the power of the alumni network, and institutions must commit to providing them with what they value most.
There’s a simple equation to reframe how we think about alumni engagement and university advancement.
Alumni are looking for tangible benefits from alumni associations beyond social events. This shift requires new tools and approaches to alumni support.