BGSU Alumni Association
The Bowling Green State University Alumni Association, Inc. exists to maintain alumni connections to BGSU by providing value-added programs and services with the goals of:
- Supporting the personal and professional success of our alumni
- Inspiring pride in, promoting involvement with, and providing support of the University and its mission.
BGSU Foundation, Inc.
The Bowling Green State University Foundation stewards donors in ways that support the mission and vision of Bowling Green State University by:
- Stimulating alumni, friends, students, faculty, and staff to be donors, and assist in accumulating private resources for the benefit of the University.
- Utilizing resources for the betterment of the University, consistent with the goals and intention of its donors.
- Providing donors with opportunities to witness and experience the results of their philanthropy.
The mission of the Office of Advancement Services is to ensure the responsible and ethical management and stewardship of Foundation funds and alumni/donor information, as well as to provide information services and infrastructure in support of University Advancement fundraising and engagement activities.
The Office of Advancement Services provides information services and infrastructure to support University Advancement fundraising and engagement activities with a focus on reporting, accessibility, reliability, and accountability.
These support services include fund administration and stewardship, gift administration and acknowledgement, and the development, management and maintenance of alumni/donor constituent information storage and delivery systems.
It is the responsibility of Advancement Services to safeguard the information collected by and resulting from the pursuit of the mission and goals of University Advancement, as well as ensure the ethical and fiscally responsible management of all BGSU Foundation funds. Advancement Services continuously strives to improve systems and provide the most relevant and useful information to its users.
Confidentiality of Alumni and Donor Information
Bowling Green State University and the BGSU Foundation, Inc. are committed to protecting the security and confidentiality of information concerning our alumni and friends to the full extent possible while adhering to federal, state and University laws and regulations. Our alumni and donors' right to privacy is paramount. The collection, use and access to information by University Advancement staff are in accordance with approved policies and procedures and generally accepted professional ethics and standards. Individual gift information is not publicly released without the donor’s consent or the approval of the Foundation President and CEO or his/her designee.