Harnessing the Power of International Alumni Networks


Jun 23 2021


12:00 pm


With the global competition for talent in the knowledge economy, many higher education institutions face common challenges: Branding and reputation abroad, tight institutional budgets and uncertain future brought by the COVID-19 pandemic. Engaging alumni abroad matter now more than ever. International alumni can play a strategic role not only in helping universities advance their internationalization strategy, but also their service mission. This session explores why and how to start an international alumni relations program.

Learning Objectives
  • Recognize why developing a strategy is important for a successful alumni relations
  • Using the LEARN model, identify and apply essential building blocks for an alumni relations strategy
  • Learn how international alumni relations can support, enhance and advance comprehensive internationalization