Alumni at Aquinas College

AALC Expectations

The Aquinas College Alumni Association is governed by a 28-member Leadership Council with five officers on the executive committee and 23 members. The AALC:

  • Represents the interests of the alumni population as a whole
  • In close collaboration with the office of alumni engagement and the Aquinas College Foundation, has responsibility for providing leadership, resources and oversight of the Alumni Association’s strategic plan, ensuring alignment with college goals.
  • In close collaboration with the office of alumni engagement and the Aquinas College Foundation, has responsibility for successful implementation of association programs and activities.

Board Committees

The board has six standing committees:

  • Executive Committee
  • Enrollment Committee
  • Advancement Committee
  • Finance Committee
  • Career and Professional Development Committee
  • Cultivating Alumni Leadership Committee

Council Expectations

  • Attend all AALC meetings. The AALC meets quarterly at Aquinas College with the option to attend via telecom.
  • Serve on at least one committee, actively participate and follow through.
  • Serve as an ambassador for the college, and help raise the visibility of the alumni association and its programs and services by being present, whenever possible, at College and association activities including Homecoming.
  • Support the College financially to the best of your ability, making Aquinas College a personal philanthropic priority.
  • Pay all travel expenses associated with meeting attendance. Meals while on campus for association meetings will be covered.

Time Commitment

  • Members are expected to attend quarterly meetings on campus or via telecom. Full sessions are typically two hours.
  • Much of the work of the council will be done in committee between meetings. Depending on the committee projects and goals, expect to spend a minimum 2-4 hours per month on association business.
  • Committee chairs and executive officers may expect to spend additional hours per month on association business.
  • Attendance at a minimum of three alumni events per year is expected.

Membership

All Aquinas College alums are members of the Alumni Association. We are not a dues paying organization.

To nominate yourself or someone else to the Alumni Association Leadership Council, fill out this form.

Questions

For questions, please contact Alexa Carey, Director of Alumni Engagement by email or call 616-632-2822.