...possible futures for the alumni relations profession, that is.
Welcome to what I think is the first web-based news and discussion forum specifically for higher education alumni relations professionals. If you're new to the field, or if you're a seasoned veteran, I am optimistic that you will be able to learn from the information exchanged here.
This blog is not affiliated with an organization or an institution, it's just my personal effort to generate discussion about new ideas and possible directions for our profession. New items will appear on average two or three times per week, and you will have the opportunity to comment and react.
I hope you'll participate by adding your own ideas and visions for where the field of alumni relations is heading. I expect we'll branch out to other areas in higher education and beyond. And while "possible futures" often means discussing technology and its uses (and abuses), we won't limit ourselves to talking about technical issues.
So welcome to Alumni Futures. I hope you're prepared to hear and to comment - alumni education, boards, fundraising, reunions, travel/study, affinity revenue programs, online communities, publications, conferences, job openings, awards and honors, you name it. It's fair game.
I look forward to the discussion!