Alumni

Alumni

Herschel Walker, a Black man with dark hair wearing a suit jacket over a T-shirt.
Jun 08, 2022
When high-profile figures lie about their academic records, the institutions they attended must perform a delicate balancing act between protecting their privacy and telling the truth.

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May 3, 2011
First major survey of arts grads finds that, despite low pay, respondents report high levels of employment and fulfillment.
December 14, 2010
College officials praise results of a nationwide survey of graduates, but others say the data are skewed.
September 22, 2010
New book says elite colleges -- public and private -- have continued alumni admissions preferences even though they favor the wealthy and white -- and the favoritism isn’t needed for donations.
August 2, 2010
A college looking to expand its donor base might not naturally look to Lauren Wong.“I’m terrible at helping raise money,” concedes Wong, a 2010 graduate of Claremont McKenna College. “It’s not one of my strengths, but I am very good at listening to people.”
July 20, 2010
NEW YORK -- Gatherings of fund raisers, alumni affairs leaders, and communications experts in higher education have for years, one panelist here said, engaged in “hand-wringing about social media.” Should they get involved? Do they need to take it seriously? What is its role?
July 9, 2010
The days when alumni eagerly turned to "class notes" sections of alumni magazines to find out about their old friends seem quaint in the era of Facebook. So the question for alumni magazines becomes: How do they stay relevant?
June 22, 2010
The University of Richmond is opening up its Rolodex. In a move that reflects the university’s desire to help students land jobs after graduation, Richmond is stepping up its efforts to connect students with successful alumni. While networking among young and older graduates is nothing new, Richmond is taking some deliberate steps to connect current students more frequently and formally with those who came before. Chief among those steps is a rather novel decision to combine the university’s career services offices with alumni relations and fund-raising operations.
February 3, 2010
Decline is steepest in history of survey by Council for Aid to Education. Alumni giving rate drops to all-time low of 10%.
October 28, 2009
Baylor U. offers its independent alumni association a merger, then takes it back.
October 23, 2009
Today’s college graduates do not exhibit as much professionalism as their employers expect of them, according to a new study from York College of Pennsylvania.

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