IVY TECH TEAM IV         PRESENTATION     The Fourth StrategyEnsure an Adequate and Sustainable Resource Base          Foc...
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Introduction          PURPOSE Changes lives and changes Indiana through educationand workforce development                ...
Introduction                  30               campuses                          1 million    200,000                     ...
The Fourth StrategyEnsure an Adequate and Sustainable Resource Base  4.1 Achieve a sustainable funding model              ...
FOCUS4.2 Alumni contribution.
Why have an alumni association?  • foster loyalty and financial support for   Ivy Tech and current students,  • develop co...
Current Ivy Tech Practices• Centralized Alumni       • Local Campuses  Association                – Wide variation  – Web ...
Best Practices from Benchmarks• Comprehensive alumni       • Job assistance  directory                  • Program financia...
Key decisions• What will be centralized and what will be  decentralized?• What central resources will be provided to  supp...
MAJOR FUNCTIONS OF ALUMNI       ASSOCIATION          Network         Connection           Access      Financial Benefits  ...
NETWORKSoSocial activitiesoEventsoMentoringoJob assistance / extended placementoProgrammingoResources                     12
CONNECTo Alumni  newsletter /  class noteso Capture current  studentso Alumni  Magazineo Social mediao Emailo (Be aware of...
ACCESSo Athleticso Gymo Bookstoreo Library and  mediao Short training  courses                   14
FINANCIALBENEFITS  o Discounts    (commercial ties)  o Events  o Insurance                        15
o Scholarshipso Student mentorshipo Development appeals /                          SERVE  fundraising                     ...
ALUMNI LEADERSHIP                             o Alumni board                             o Giving Society                 ...
•   Accolades•   Advocates                     V•   Goodwill         A•   Impact           L•   Service•   Accountability ...
Measures of effectiveness for thealumni association shall include• Amount of contributions from alumni by campus and year ...
COSTS• Largest cost is constructing comprehensive database  of alumni• Web costs are modest; labor to maintain currency  d...
Recommendations• Standardize a core subset of services across all  campuses• Expand practices system-wide from the local  ...
Resources• Ms. Stephanie Melvin, Council for Resource  Development, Washington DC• Council for Advancement and Support of ...
Conclusion• Expanding the alumni association offers value  for Ivy Tech in several dimensions• Building deeper relationshi...
Acknowledgements•   Jeff Terp (our champion)•   Perry Hammock•   Chris Hancock•   The Ivy Tech Alumni•   And the entire Iv...
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  1. 1. IVY TECH TEAM IV PRESENTATION The Fourth StrategyEnsure an Adequate and Sustainable Resource Base Focus on Alumni Associations Linda Bennett Finnie Coleman David Olwell Elissa Palmer Felix Vallejo
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  3. 3. Introduction PURPOSE Changes lives and changes Indiana through educationand workforce development Vision Mission 3
  4. 4. Introduction 30 campuses 1 million 200,000 training students hours . 4
  5. 5. The Fourth StrategyEnsure an Adequate and Sustainable Resource Base 4.1 Achieve a sustainable funding model 4.2 Increase alumni contribution 90% of 2013 4.3 External stakeholders target. 4.4 Culture of common focus 10 % of 2013 target 74% of 2011 target Contributions increase 412% 5
  6. 6. FOCUS4.2 Alumni contribution.
  7. 7. Why have an alumni association? • foster loyalty and financial support for Ivy Tech and current students, • develop community among former students, • enhance the reputation of Ivy Tech, • represent alumni interests to Ivy Tech, • and provide selected services to alumni. 7
  8. 8. Current Ivy Tech Practices• Centralized Alumni • Local Campuses Association – Wide variation – Web site – Newsletters – License Plate – Social events – Alumni magazine – Discounts – Distinguished alumni – Job assistance / – Social media networking – Legacy scholarship – “Stay in Touch” 8
  9. 9. Best Practices from Benchmarks• Comprehensive alumni • Job assistance directory • Program financial support• Scholarships • Alumni Board• Development • Newsletter• Alumni recognition • Library and campus• Social events access• Local discounts / member • Volunteer opportunities benefits • Campus Email for life• Campus publicity• Networking 9
  10. 10. Key decisions• What will be centralized and what will be decentralized?• What central resources will be provided to support alumni association? 10
  11. 11. MAJOR FUNCTIONS OF ALUMNI ASSOCIATION Network Connection Access Financial Benefits Service Leadership
  12. 12. NETWORKSoSocial activitiesoEventsoMentoringoJob assistance / extended placementoProgrammingoResources 12
  13. 13. CONNECTo Alumni newsletter / class noteso Capture current studentso Alumni Magazineo Social mediao Emailo (Be aware of FERPA restrictions) 13
  14. 14. ACCESSo Athleticso Gymo Bookstoreo Library and mediao Short training courses 14
  15. 15. FINANCIALBENEFITS o Discounts (commercial ties) o Events o Insurance 15
  16. 16. o Scholarshipso Student mentorshipo Development appeals / SERVE fundraising 16
  17. 17. ALUMNI LEADERSHIP o Alumni board o Giving Society (donor levels) o Awards and recognition$300,000 donation by Greencastles Citizens Advisory Commission for Industrial Development (CACFID) 17
  18. 18. • Accolades• Advocates V• Goodwill A• Impact L• Service• Accountability U E 18
  19. 19. Measures of effectiveness for thealumni association shall include• Amount of contributions from alumni by campus and year group• Percent of eligible alumni joining the association by campus and year group• Percentage of members using each service provided by the association by campus• Ratio of income to operating expenses• Improvements in the rankings of Ivy Tech by external agencies• Alumni survey results indication increased loyalty to Ivy Tech, reputation of Ivy Tech, and satisfaction with Alumni Association 19
  20. 20. COSTS• Largest cost is constructing comprehensive database of alumni• Web costs are modest; labor to maintain currency dominates• Mailings and printing can be expensive• Funding for alumni boards• Local businesses can earn tax write-offs for donations of services in kind 20
  21. 21. Recommendations• Standardize a core subset of services across all campuses• Expand practices system-wide from the local campuses that are already offering extensive services (Kokomo, Bloomington, etc.)• Separate the brand of the alumni association from the development office• Invest in creating robust alumni database and populating it 21
  22. 22. Resources• Ms. Stephanie Melvin, Council for Resource Development, Washington DC• Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) (website, conferences)• Rebecca Rump, “How to Establish an Alumni Association” from Southeastern Community College, Iowa 22
  23. 23. Conclusion• Expanding the alumni association offers value for Ivy Tech in several dimensions• Building deeper relationships with alumni by providing useful services increases a sense of community, and alumni financial support will follow in time. 23
  24. 24. Acknowledgements• Jeff Terp (our champion)• Perry Hammock• Chris Hancock• The Ivy Tech Alumni• And the entire Ivy Tech team 24

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