Welcome to Bentz Whaley Flessner’s Engage Alumni blog, where you’ll find ideas and resources to help you build and strengthen your alumni program.

Watch the video below for a special message and find out what you can look forward to in future postings. Enjoy!

Board Development: Doing it Right

Good board leadership can help your alumni program achieve more than you think is possible. But for most organizations, board development is one of the toughest areas to navigate. In our upcoming posts, we’ll guide you step by step through this important topic and give you some tools to use as you develop your alumni board.

Watch this webcast featuring Margaret Sughrue Carlson, senior associate at Bentz Whaley Flessner. Margaret offers a unique perspective from her 25 years of experience as CEO of the University of Minnesota Alumni Association. She’ll share the 3 core criteria that will set you up for success when recruiting new members.

Ideas in Practice

Duke University’s Effective Alumni Twitter Account

The Duke community is embracing Twitter and finding particular success with their @DukeAlumni account.

Concordia University (Montreal) Helps Students Transition to Alumni

Concordia University has found a way to engage students by providing a valuable service they won’t forget.

Miami University Alumni Association Engages Students for a Creative Solution

Computer science students develop a speed-networking app for association networking events.

In the News

Will the Internet Obsolete Alumni Associations?

Between the Lines of Harvard’s Red Book

As Apps Rise, Alumni Interviewers Weigh Options

Contact Us

Email us at alumni@bwf.com or leave a comment below. Share your best practices and ask your alumni engagement questions. We’d love to address them in a future posting.


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