University of Dallas  <br />2011 Alumni Class Agent Program<br />
Mission of Class Agent Program<br />Obtain more accurate alumni contact information, with emphasis on reconnecting with ‘l...
Why serve as a Class Agent?<br />Class agents, as alumni leaders and UD ambassadors, positively impact the lives of curren...
The role of Class Agent<br />Liaisons<br />Communicators<br />Stewards<br />Motivators<br />
Liaisons<br />Allow us to place your name and contact info on<br />alumni website as a resource for alumni in your class<b...
Communicators<br />Share information with us about :<br />Alumni demographic changes from your class<br />Concerns you’re ...
Stewards<br />Let us know about alumni from your class who:<br />Should be recognized for Distinguished Alumni Awards<br /...
Motivators<br />Encourage alumni in your class to:<br /> Get involved as<br />Admissions volunteers<br />Mentors<br />Inte...
Structure<br /><ul><li>Term limit: open
# per region: open
Support from Alumni Office:
Quarterly conference call
Bi-weekly email update
Event planning
Event postcards, emails</li></li></ul><li>Term of Service as Class Agent <br />There is no particular term of service for ...
Goals<br />Obtain more accurate alumni contact information, with emphasis on reconnecting with ‘lost’ alumni. <br />Improv...
Class Agent Program Updates<br />With your help, there were154 gifts and pledges contributing $27,974 to the University of...
University Updates<br />Fall 2010 Enrollment<br />1,337 undergraduates<br />1,506 graduates<br />126 Full-time faculty<br ...
Undergraduate Demographics<br />From 49 states and 15 countries<br />82% Catholic<br />Average class size: 17<br />Faculty...
Graduate Demographics<br />From 40 states <br />From 43 countries <br />32% minority <br />34% Catholic<br />Average Class...
UD Bests	<br />80% of our undergraduate graduates continue on to graduate school within 5 years of graduation<br />85% of ...
UD Bests<br />More National Merit Scholars per capita than any Catholic university. <br />22 in Fall 2011 entering class.<...
What’s NEW at UD?<br />Career Services program<br />2 full-time staff with 1 more to be hired<br />Services:<br />Career C...
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    1. 1. University of Dallas <br />2011 Alumni Class Agent Program<br />
    2. 2. Mission of Class Agent Program<br />Obtain more accurate alumni contact information, with emphasis on reconnecting with ‘lost’ alumni. <br />Improve communication among alumni<br />Engage alumni in the University through events and volunteer opportunities<br />Help coordinate special year reunions: 10, 25, 50 year<br />Increase alumni support to UD<br />
    3. 3. Why serve as a Class Agent?<br />Class agents, as alumni leaders and UD ambassadors, positively impact the lives of current and future students, fellow alumni, and the university community as a whole.<br />
    4. 4. The role of Class Agent<br />Liaisons<br />Communicators<br />Stewards<br />Motivators<br />
    5. 5. Liaisons<br />Allow us to place your name and contact info on<br />alumni website as a resource for alumni in your class<br />Help us:<br />Identify great potential volunteers from your class for:<br />College fairs<br />Internship placement<br />Mentors<br />Identify Reunion event ideas, locations and marketing concepts<br />
    6. 6. Communicators<br />Share information with us about :<br />Alumni demographic changes from your class<br />Concerns you’re hearing from your class<br />Share information about UD with alumni from your class<br />We’ll send you UD newsworthy items once a month that you can use<br />
    7. 7. Stewards<br />Let us know about alumni from your class who:<br />Should be recognized for Distinguished Alumni Awards<br />Help out UD <br />Should be contacted for Class Notes updates<br />Should be featured in The View<br />
    8. 8. Motivators<br />Encourage alumni in your class to:<br /> Get involved as<br />Admissions volunteers<br />Mentors<br />Internship hosts<br />Event hosts<br />Attend events<br />Talk about UD to prospective students/parents<br />
    9. 9. Structure<br /><ul><li>Term limit: open
    10. 10. # per region: open
    11. 11. Support from Alumni Office:
    12. 12. Quarterly conference call
    13. 13. Bi-weekly email update
    14. 14. Event planning
    15. 15. Event postcards, emails</li></li></ul><li>Term of Service as Class Agent <br />There is no particular term of service for a class agent.<br />If there are multiple class agents, they can work together to identify areas of specialty (i.e., communication, events, etc.)<br />In some cases, leaders resign their posts because of the demands of their personal and/or professional lives. <br />The University will always accept a leader’s resignation – no questions asked.<br />
    16. 16. Goals<br />Obtain more accurate alumni contact information, with emphasis on reconnecting with ‘lost’ alumni. <br />Improve communication among alumni.<br />Build synergy between UD and alumni. <br />Increase alumni giving and participation to the University of Dallas. <br />
    17. 17. Class Agent Program Updates<br />With your help, there were154 gifts and pledges contributing $27,974 to the University of Dallas. <br />Class Agent efforts have led to a 21% increase in total dollars raised from alumni in fiscal year 2011 over 2010. And, 10% more alumni have supported UD this year as compared to the prior year. <br />
    18. 18. University Updates<br />Fall 2010 Enrollment<br />1,337 undergraduates<br />1,506 graduates<br />126 Full-time faculty<br />28 majors, 27 concentrations and minors<br />
    19. 19. Undergraduate Demographics<br />From 49 states and 15 countries<br />82% Catholic<br />Average class size: 17<br />Faculty/Student ratio: 13:1<br />Average SAT of Fall 2010: 1210<br />Average ACT of Fall 2010: 27<br />Most popular undergraduate majors<br />Business<br />English<br />Biology<br />Politics<br />
    20. 20. Graduate Demographics<br />From 40 states <br />From 43 countries <br />32% minority <br />34% Catholic<br />Average Class Sizes:<br />Graduate School of Management: 21<br />Braniff: 16<br />School of Ministry: 9<br />
    21. 21. UD Bests <br />80% of our undergraduate graduates continue on to graduate school within 5 years of graduation<br />85% of pre-med students accepted to med school<br />90% of pre-law students accepted to law school<br />100% of education students pass Texas certification exam<br />
    22. 22. UD Bests<br />More National Merit Scholars per capita than any Catholic university. <br />22 in Fall 2011 entering class.<br />24 in Fall 2010 entering class.<br />The studio arts program was named one of the top programs in the nation by Parade magazine<br />The Catholic Biblical School in the School of Ministry is the largest program of its kind among all Catholic universities in the US<br />UD was ranked as one of the top 38 schools for Biology majors by Princeton Review<br />
    23. 23. What’s NEW at UD?<br />Career Services program<br />2 full-time staff with 1 more to be hired<br />Services:<br />Career Counseling & Exploration<br />Internship Search and Placement<br />Mentoring Program with alumni and parents<br />Mock Interviews<br />Resume Counseling<br />
    24. 24. What’s NEW at UD?<br />Atlanta <br />Austin<br />Boston<br />Chicago <br />Dallas-Fort Worth<br />Denver <br />El Paso<br />Houston<br />Little Rock<br />Los Angeles<br />Kansas City<br />Milwaukee<br />New Orleans<br />New York City<br />Oklahoma City<br />Phoenix<br />Twin Cities<br />Tyler<br />San Francisco<br />Seattle<br />St. Louis<br />Washington DC<br />Regional Alumni Networks<br />
    25. 25. What’s NEW at UD?<br />Reunion 2011<br />Everyone is invited!<br />74 hours of scheduled events over 3 days<br />37 designated Reunion Events distributed over 9 audience, event, and stakeholder themes:<br />8 class events<br />4 faculty events<br />4 liturgy events<br />3 college events<br />3 entertainment events<br />3 family events<br />2 couples events<br />2+ campus events<br />17 marketing pushes between February 2011 and October 2012<br />3 pricing regimes: early bird, per event, and “do it all”<br />1 overall goal - to cultivate alumni engagement at the University of Dallas<br />
    26. 26. What’s NEW at UD?<br />Discovery Initiative – utilizing students to reconnect with alumni<br />Goal:<br />Create stronger ties with UD alumni and find out how the University can be relevant to their lives now <br />Tap into the resources and expertise that our alumni community has to offer students and the University <br />Create networking and learning opportunities for current UD students<br />Summer areas:<br />DFW – 4 students – goal of 85 alumni<br />Chicago – 1 student – goal of 20 alumni<br />San Antonio – 1 student – goal of 20 alumni<br />
    27. 27. What’s NEW at UD?<br />New Residence Hall<br />President Keefe<br />Website – udallas.edu<br />Alumni website – alumni.udallas.edu<br />International emphasis for Graduate School of Management<br />
    28. 28. What’s NEW at UD?<br />Alumni and parent giving up in 2011<br />DART station and access to DFW Airport<br />Admissions student recruitment video<br />UD Ministry Conference – attracts 6,000+ Catholics from around the southwest: clergy, lay ministers, teachers, parishioners<br />

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