19 Advancement Predictions for 2019

Chris Marshall makes his 19 Advancement predictions for 2019 – share yours now!

Talking Career Mastermind Groups

Taking advantage of Career Week 2019 at Columbia University in the City of New York, Chris Marshall, Hassan Akmal, and Mark Carter, sit down to discuss career services, alumni relations and mentoring.

19 Advancement Predictions for 2019 – Part 2

Continuing on from my post last week, I have penned 19 (+1 bonus!) Advancement predictions for this new year. Last week you read 1-9, enjoy the rest.

19 Advancement Predictions for 2019

It’s a new year and we’re all strategically trying to plan our activities according to our respective goals and targets. These are the first 9 of my 19 Advancement predictions – I would love to hear yours!

Picturing Your Alumni Engagement Strategy

This blog will be discussing Best Practices surrounding Alumni Engagement Strategy. I received an inspiring email this week from Erica Yaeger.

8 Reasons For Alumni Engagement

This blog will be focusing on why schools must be focused on alumni engagement and our top tips for doing so.  Once upon a time, there was a former student who approached the Dean of his old school for some advice on engagement. ‘’Nice to see you’’, said the Dean. ‘’If I am not mistaken, […]

The Alumni Engagement Matrix – How Do You Score?

This blog will be discussing the Alumni Engagement Matrix and how it can be applied to your institution. If you are being really honest, how would you score your institution’s level of on-line alumni engagement? More importantly, do you understand why you are achieving the alumni engagement levels that you are? Alongside being easy to […]

What Is Your Picture of Alumni Engagement?

When it comes to alumni engagement, we often get lost in the detail.  To be more precise, we often get lost in the alumni engagement metrics. There is the big question about what to measure that will capture both the ‘Fund-raising’ and ‘Friend-raising’ nature of alumni relations.

Engaging Alumni In The Wrong Order: What Are The Rules of Engagement?

Most professionals working with alumni for an educational institution understand that you probably need to have in place three things to effectively engage your alumni on-line.

It’s Alumni Engagement, Stupid.

This blog post will relate President Clinton’s famous quote to the current state of Alumni and graduate engagement.    A Senior Alumni Relations Director spelled it out for me as follows: Daniel, there are only two basic rules of fundraising… firstly, make sure you have for every potential donor a working phone number to call. […]

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