«Associate Member» status is available to family members of University of Michigan alumni, faculty and staff, fans or friends of other University of Michigan entities, and other non-alumni who express interest in the University of Michigan and the Alumni Association. Associate members do not have voting rights and may be given lower priority than former members in order to access certain limited benefits of the association. Are you interested in founding an alumni association? The purpose of an association is to foster a spirit of loyalty and promote the general well-being of your organization. Alumni associations exist to support the goals of the parent organization and to strengthen the links between alumni, the community and the parent organization. This policy does not apply to a campus that has elected to manage and fund the alumni program under the auspices and financial and operational oversight of its development or any other campus office. Campuses their development or another campus office for alumni issues should establish an advisory body to represent alumni groups on campus. In addition, the Campus shall maintain books and records for its alumni affairs in accordance with applicable rules, regulations, policies and procedures of the State, the State University of New York (University) and the Campus. A meeting of interested alumni should be convened to agree on the objectives of the association and form a committee. Here is an example agenda: University policies governing access to certain university resources may further restrict access to University of Michigan alumni only for certain alumni association services (e.g., online alumni directory). The association does not discriminate on the basis of race, colour, religion (creed), sex, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation or military status in its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and firing employees, selecting volunteers and suppliers, and providing services. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all alumni, employees, volunteers and suppliers.

President, First Vice-President, Second Vice-President, Third Vice-President, Fourth Vice-President, Treasurer, Financial Secretary, Secretary of Protocol, Corresponding Secretary, Parliamentarians and Sergeant-at-Arms, elected at the annual meeting of the Association in the manner prescribed by the By-Laws. The Board of Directors is hereby authorized to adopt such Articles or Standard Rules of Procedure as it deems necessary and to amend them from time to time. There will be a Diversity Committee composed of at least (6) members, the majority of whom are members of the Board of Directors. At least one member of the university community should be appointed to represent diversity interests. There will be subcommittees that will focus on specific stakeholders and their needs: alumni, students and the university community. The Chair shall appoint all members and the Chair of the Committee. b. The purpose of the annual meeting is to inform the gathered financially active members about the status of the association and to conduct and conduct its affairs. Government-operated campuses are authorized to contract with alumni associations to help the campus maintain, maintain and enhance the relationship with its alumni by providing activities, services and programs. In addition, alumni associations help expand the reputation and influence of the campus. advocating for the campus with key interest groups, employees and other stakeholders in the public and private sectors; and support and support campus fundraising activities for student recruitment, government affairs and other areas that advance campus goals.

Ask a committee to prepare a by-law for adoption at the next meeting. The adopted statutes must be sent to the headquarters of the Fraternity/Sisterhood for the files of the elders of the chapter. To better meet the needs of University of Michigan alumni, the priority for participation in alumni association programs and services is as follows: Association affiliates are organizations that represent alumni clubs, students as future alumni/alumni, and organizations that have otherwise received this classification by the Board of Trustees. In addition to associations (formal or informal), some people simply choose to serve as a point of contact for alumni or prospective students who want to learn more about the organization and hear about personal experiences. The leader of an alumni association must not only be an alumni/EA of the organization (or a staff member), but also have the following characteristics: The purpose of the alumni association is to provide ongoing service to the university and its alumni by facilitating communication and relationships between alumni and the university community and by managing the direction and advancement of all alumni projects. Events and programs. Through its programs, the association seeks to foster a sense of community and loyalty among current and future students, faculty and staff, alumni, and the wider academic and global community. It is the breeding ground that prepares our volunteers for positions in university management and strengthens the institution`s financial resource base. The Second Vice-President is responsible for increasing the membership of the association and acts as Chair of the Membership Committee. This person is responsible for increasing the number of alumni members through the growth of alumni sections and the active participation of students and recent graduates. He shall exercise any other function delegated by the President.

The standing committees of the association are the Reunion Committee and the Finance Committee. The Chair shall, with the consent of the Board of Directors, appoint the chairs and members of all standing committees. Alumni membership is available to University of Michigan alumni (as defined by the University of Michigan Regents in June 1961), honorary alumni, honorary doctorates, and those who are or have been researchers, household officers, or participants in other University of Michigan non-degree programs who may be nominated for admission by the Board of Trustees. All other alumni who are not members of the Alumni Association and associate members who were not life members on January 1, 2023 may, at the discretion of the Alumni Association, be eligible to participate in certain programs of the Association after the interests of all members of Section A have been considered. An association can be a formal organization with officials, a set of goals, subscriptions, a newsletter, and perhaps – but not necessarily – a constitution. There are no uniform statutes for associations. In fact, many work very efficiently without one. In some countries, however, there are legal requirements for the registration of a constitution, the form and content of which are determined by the association itself. The Alumni Association shall remunerate its directors and officers to the fullest extent permitted by law. A Nominating Committee composed of five financially active members of the Alumni Association shall be appointed by the President to submit to the corresponding Secretary a list of candidates in accordance with Article III, Section 3 of the Bylaws. The corresponding secretary shall submit the names of the candidates in writing to the members of the board of directors.