Date: February 2, 2017

U.S. News: Accurately Calculating and Reporting Your Alumni Participation Numbers


Clear-up confusion in reporting alumni participation numbers to avoid reputational issues.

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Product Description

Many institutions are seeking better clarity and understanding of the nuances around accurately reporting to U.S. News & World Report. Gain strategies and tactics to mitigate the challenges that often surround calculating and reporting your alumni participation numbers both accurately and ethically, including:

  • How alumni participation fits into the overall rankings formula
  • How to deal with lost alumni figures
  • Where unresolved measurement issues arise
  • How your institution’s business process decisions affect your figures

Bonus Resource: The Basics of Alumni Participation Reporting

Included in your registration is an online training module that defines the basic verbiage associated with alumni participation reporting. More specifically, this recording will outline the definitions of:

  • Alumni “of record”
  • Alumni solicited
  • Alumni donors

If you are new to higher education advancement or unfamiliar with these terms, we highly recommended that you watch this online training module prior to the webcast.

Who Should Attend

Advancement and institutional research professionals responsible for compiling and reporting alumni participation numbers to U.S. News will gain a comprehensive understanding of how to accurately show the results of their institution’s efforts.