New alumni association to debut by April 30

GW Hatchet

February 19, 2019

Martin Baum, the president of the Independent Alumni Association of George Washington, said he hopes the new association is more than a fundraising tool because alumni are interested in engaging with GW in other ways than through donations. Because eAdvancement’s description of its alumni relations services includes a description of “educational fundraising programs,” Baum said he is concerned that the mission of the group will not be clear to alumni.

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Independent alumni association to open first international chapter next month

GW Hatchet

January 22, 2019

The Independent Alumni Association of George Washington will institute its first international chapter in London next month. The new arm will help the association expand its reach overseas and engage hundreds of alumni while setting the groundwork for dozens of future international branches, leaders said.

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A Tale of Two Alumni Associations

Two Alumni Associations Fighting Back

National Review

November 30, 2018

In today’s Martin Center article, Shannon Watkins focuses on two alumni groups — at George Washington University and the University of Texas — which have lately been active.

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A Tale of Two Alumni Associations

The James G. Martin Center for Academic Renewal

November 30, 2018

An important voice is missing in today’s colleges and universities: that of their alumni. Their absence does a disservice to both students and the general public because, in many ways, alumni are the missing link that connects universities to the larger communities they serve.

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Independent alumni group launches website to connect with graduates after split with GW

The GW Hatchet

November 19, 2018

The independent alumni association launched a website members hope will become a one-stop shop for alumni to receive financial support and connect with other alumni.

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GW undermined alumni feedback in Alumni Association decision, but their voices must be heard

The GW Hatchet

October 23, 2018

The group of dedicated alumni that make up the Independent Alumni Association of George Washington aren’t going to stop serving as representatives of the alumni community.

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Alumni Association rebrands, vows to continue ‘core mission’ after officials cut ties

The GW Hatchet

October 15, 2018

The University shut out the organization formerly known as the GW Alumni Association – but members of the group said they are getting a fresh start after weeks of uncertainty about the future of the organization.

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