Alumni Leader Resources
And thank you for becoming an alum volunteer, board member, or leader. This is an exciting time for you to grow, learn, and create a big impact in your alumni community. The alumni relations team is here to help with guidance, context, and historical data for your market.
To best understand how we operate, you should familiarize yourself with the Alumni Leader Resources. To jumpstart ideas, please review all of the resources we offer in this section, as they provide guidelines, templates, and decades of best practices.
Club and Organization Fundamentals
- Regional clubs should collaborate with affinity groups such as the Women’s Network or the Black Alumni Group
- Current students might land in your market after graduation, your club board can help them organize treks and mixers with alumni who might connect them to top employers
- Centers might be visiting your city with a purpose, make helpful introductions and collaborate on relevant events, where possible.
- Share your successes and best practices with other Chicago Booth alumni leaders around the globe.
Leadership Development & Board Management
- Each club should have a board consisting of at least 2 members
- 2 year term limit for leaders
- 4 board meetings per year
- At least 2 events per year (programming should be scaled to market size)
- Events can be community based or provide intellectual content
- Your club board will choose the type of event, speakers, and a venue
- Your club leaders will submit event info via online forms
Marketing & Communications
- Your club will have its own website hosted by Booth with some customizable content
- Your events will be promoted in a weekly newsletter to local alumni
- Custom emails and surveys may be requested but used sparingly
- Your club owns and operates your own social media groups
Policies & Guidelines