It sometimes feels that schools may over-complicate their alumni relations and miss the basics on how to build a culture of alumni giving. I think you are going to find this eye-opening.
There are a number of key stakeholders that have an important say in the relationship between an education institution and their alumni; Career Services, Development, Alumni Relations, Communication, Marketing and Admissions to name but a few.
The provision of mentors to students and alumni used to be a low priority for education institutions.
The countdown has started. It is already March, and for many schools, it is just 12 weeks until graduation.