Alumni career services is a rapidly evolving field, and newbies and experts alike face no shortage of questions. We compiled this list of alumni career services best practices and strategies to help you get results for your school.
2016 is over, and it's time to reflect and plan for the new year. We picked nine of our best-written, most-read articles and interviews to help get you started.
Start 2017 off right by brushing up on the empirical foundations of your advancement and alumni relations methodologies.
We handpicked these five articles from academic journals and elsewhere to give you a foundation for success in the new year.
"Early and often" is an apt motto when it comes to engaging students with alumni affairs, but putting that sentiment into practice is easier said than done.
Oakland University pulled it off.
Oakland's "Leadership OU" program fosters professional growth among students while highlighting the accomplishments of alumni through a mentoring program and a speaker series. The program won a Pride of CASE District V award for best student-alumni programming in 2015.
Many advancement offices give up on soliciting alumni who have been unengaged for decades, but not Chelsea Knowles. Knowles is Regional Director of Development for the Western US at University of Michigan's College of Literature, Sciences, and the Arts.
We asked Knowles to give us a preview of her CASE DV/VI Conference session, "The Lost Generations: The Essential Steps to Connecting Alumni Back to Your Organization."
Social media is a vital part of any modern fundraising campaign—both for a campaign's launch and keeping it going.
For large universities, coordinating social media strategy across campuses, schools, and departments can be incredibly hard. It's Marisa Larson's job to do that as Development Communications Coordinator at the Kansas State University Foundation.