Mission: The alumni association was formed in 1889. Its mission of work includes:1. Retaining and strengthening friendships made on the campus by keeping graduates and former students in lifelong contact with each other. 2. Keeping graduates and former students informed of happenings at the university of north dakota. 3. Involving the graduates, former students and special friends in the ongoing growth and development of the university of north dakota. The alumni association of the university of north dakota aspires to promote a sense of pride, excitement and loyalty for its university by adapting to the ever-changing needs, attitudes and interests of und alumni and friends.
Programs: Alumni review:program accomplishments include a strong, consistent readership rate(roughly 80%) as determined in periodic alumni surveys. Additionally, reader feedback is strong and positive, collected via email, phone and letter in response to specific articles, inquiries for submissions, photographs, etc. The objective of the magazine is to fulfill the organization's mission of connecting alumni to each other, engaging them in campus happenings and educating them on how to help grow the university of north dakota, which is done through articles, pitches, photographs, and advertisements. The longer-term goal is to keep the magazine competitive against corporate magazines, as well as offer valuable online readership options.
alumni events:service accomplishments include meeting the organization's mission by gathering alumni together across the country,introducing alumni and friends to campus representatives such as the president, first lady, provost, deans, faculty or others. Objectives include targeting a 10% attendance rate based on the number of alumni in the community of the event.
marketing & public relations:as other programs indicated the goal is to fulfill the mission of the organization through education and building awareness. Accomplishments include media coverage of award recipients, fundraising success, local/regional events, and other matters of public service. The objective is less tangible for marketing and public relations; results are typically based on media coverage, event attendance, alumni feedback, and a general sense of awareness.
This organization's nonprofit status may have been revoked or it may have merged with another organization or ceased operations.