Office of Alumni Relations records
01.AR

Summary Information

Repository
Eastern Michigan University Archives
Title
Office of Alumni Relations records
ID
01.AR
Date [inclusive]
1968-2010
Extent
0.2 Linear feet 1 halfsize archive box
Language
English
Abstract
The Office for Alumni Relations is the coordinating body for all alumni activity. A primary goal of the office is maintaining contact with EMU's growing alumni base. The  Office of Alumni Relations records include materials from approximately 1968 to 2010 that document that activities and operations of the Office of Alumni Records at Eastern Michigan University. The materials include flyers and distributed materials for events, printed materials from the department web site, clippings, newsletters, and other programming materials.

Preferred Citation note

Please cite materials from the University Archives in the following manner: Item. Collection Title. Eastern Michigan University Archives.

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Administrative History

The Office for Alumni Relations is the coordinating body for all alumni activity. A primary goal of the office is maintaining contact with EMU's growing alumni base – 145,000 and counting. Major yearly events coordinated by the office include Homecoming and the Annual Alumni Awards Dinner. The office hosts thousands of alumni and friends annually at events both on and off campus with a comprehensive outreach program involving alumni in Michigan and outside the state. Alumni volunteer opportunities are coordinated by the office are the Alumni Admissions Recruitment Team (AART), Career Connection and EMU Caucus. Publications serving EMU alumni and friends with important news and information include Eastern magazine (formerly The Edge and Exemplar), the e-Edge electronic monthly newsletter as well as their web site.

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Scope and Contents

The Office of Alumni Relations records include materials from approximately 1968 to 2010 that document that activities and operations of the Office of Alumni Records at Eastern Michigan University. The materials include flyers and distributed materials for events, printed materials from the department web site, clippings, newsletters, and other programming materials.

The Office of Alumni Relations records have been divided into two series: Programs and Administration and History. The Programs series includes materials produced in relation to specific Alumni Relations programs and events, both recurring and not. The Administration and History series includes materials created in the operations of the Office of Alumni Relations, such as directors' papers, clippings, and newsletters.

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Arrangement of Materials

The Office of Alumni Relations records have been divided into two series: Programs and Administration and History. The Programs series includes materials produced in relation to specific Alumni Relations programs and events, both recurring and not. The Administration and History series includes materials created in the operations of the Office of Alumni Relations, such as directors' papers, clippings, and newsletters.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Eastern Michigan University Archives 2012 January 12

Halle Library, Room 310
Ypsilanti, Michigan, 48197
734-487-0020

Revision Description

  2012 April 9

Conditions Governing Access note

Open for research. Researchers are asked to request materials at least 24 hours prior to use through the University Archives.

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Controlled Access Headings

Subject(s)

  • Alumni and Alumnae
  • Eastern Michigan University
  • Universities and colleges--Alumni and alumnae--Michigan

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Collection Inventory

Programs 1979-2010 

Scope and Contents

Alumni Relations office clippings, graduates of the last decade, new student records, staff alumni socials, continuing education seminars, student organizations for alumni

Staff Alumni socials 1998-2007 


    Box Folder
Mixed Materials (32307024766892)   1 1

Graduates of the Last Decade (GOLD) 2005-2008 


    Box Folder
Mixed Materials (32307024766892)   1 2

Senior Alumni Program 2008 


    Box Folder
Mixed Materials (32307024766892)   1 3

Student Organization for Alumni Relations (S.O.A.R.) 1985-2010 


    Box Folder
Mixed Materials (32307024766892)   1 4

Events 1979-2009 


    Box Folder
Mixed Materials (32307024766892)   1 5

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Administration and History 1968-2010 

Directors 1968-2008 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials (32307024766892)   1 6

Clippings 1981-2010 


    Box Folder
Mixed Materials (32307024766892)   1 7

Alumni Legislative Connection 2003 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials (32307024766892)   1 8

New Student Record 2003-2004 


    Box Folder
Mixed materials (32307024766892)   1 9

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