Alumni Monitor

 

Alumni Associations Can Engage Millennial Travelers

The travel market, according to a recent Business Insider article, is about to change in an unexpected way. After polling 1,000 Millennial consumers each in eight different countries, Expedia in partnership with Future Foundation found that Millennials do not like to travel alone, with 43% of respondents agreeing that “the thought of going on holiday […]

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Engaging Young Donors: GiveCampus.Com

Crowdfunding has become a powerful platform within the alumni giving field. In 2015, four of the firms in the Alumni Monitor coverage group promoted crowdfunding platforms to raise money for both student projects and annual giving. Since our review of 2015 trends, six more schools within the coverage group have hosted similar platforms. The Washington […]

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Alumni Website Review: Stanford University

Stanford lives up to its reputation as an innovative, tech-forward university with a sleek, informative and resource-rich website for alumni. The site’s main navigation menu highlights the school’s key alumni resources, focusing on the alumni community, activities, careers, news and volunteering. Login to My Stanford, the online alumni portal, appears within the main menu and […]

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Tap to Pay: A Look at Out-of-the-Box Giving Methods

It’s a mobile world, and we’re just living in it. According to NPEngage, 14% of online donations were made on mobile devices in 2015, a 45% increase over the previous year. As a follow-up to Corporate Insight’s Gifting on the Go report, which examines the giving options offered by university mobile apps, we’re exploring other […]

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Looking Back: A 2015 Review of Alumni Monitor’s Campaign Tracker

As part of our Alumni Monitor service, Corporate Insight provides clients with a quarterly analysis of comprehensive university giving campaigns, gathered through our proprietary campaign data tracking system. The Campaign Tracker offers an in-depth view of how higher education institutions are progressing toward their stated goals and highlights the tools, outreach efforts and solicitations that […]

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Happy Holidays from Corporate Insight!

All of us here at Corporate Insight would like to take this opportunity to thank our readers for their support of the Corporate Insight Alumni Blog in 2015! Our analysts are hard at work researching and developing articles, slide decks and other thought leadership pieces that will keep you ahead of alumni relations and development […]

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Top 10 Ways to Engage Alumni During Homecoming Weekend

Homecoming weekends foster school pride and offer an opportunity for alumni to reflect (positively) on past memories while visiting their alma mater. Traditional events such as tailgates, homecoming football games and parades/pep rallies help enhance the homecoming experience. Whether universities provide a week-long array of homecoming events or just a roster of weekend activities, homecoming […]

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