Designed to empower each individual on the Alumni Association Board of Directors (Alumni Board) to take leadership in amplifying the work at Albion College; to achieve the goals of the Strategic Plan; and to continue to affirm Albion College as an exemplary liberal arts college.
The value of an Albion College education is tied significantly to the learning moments that occur within a diverse and inclusive group of engaged students, faculty, staff, alumni, and community members. Each of the focus areas below contribute to the college’s fundamental impact: for individuals to participate as part of a diverse community in the process of learning to translate critical thought into action.
As we continue to advance the College, the Alumni Board is an invaluable group to help maximize these efforts.
Alumni Board members serve as volunteer leaders and ambassadors between the college and alumni network for:
Last updated June 2019
Members of the Alumni Board serve by acting as ambassadors between the College and our alumni network. This group of individuals, as some of our most engaged alumni, stay up to date on current happenings of the College and expand the impact of work at the College by helping to engage alumni and by supporting efforts of the Board of Trustees, President, and Albion College faculty and staff.
An Alumni Board member in good standing will do at least each of the following during the length of one academic year:Attend Fall Meeting and Homecoming
Participate in the selection of Distinguished and Young Alumni Award recipients (100% board participation in voting)
Participate in Winter Meeting On campus if able, remote option
Contribute to the success of Albion Everywhere in March: host an event if able, attend an event, encourage alumni to attend/participate
Attend Distinguished and Young Alumni Awards Ceremony and Spring Meeting
Participate in the selection of new Alumni Board members (100% board participation in voting)
Share Albion College news and updates with their alumni network (social media, email, phone calls) and encourage alumni to:
Attend a regional alumni event representing the Alumni Board
If one is available in their area
Connect with current students on the Briton Network and encourage other alumni to do the same
Volunteer for at least one specific Alumni Board focus area project
In most cases this work can be done remotely
All projects first filtered through IA and appropriate staff partners
Give an annual donation to the College of personal significance
(100% board participation in giving)