Alumni Association Strategic Plan


The BGSU Alumni Board of Directors revisits its Strategic Plan regularly in order to enhance programs and services for its network of nearly 170,000 Falcon graduates. Our mission: "The Bowling Green State University Alumni Association exists to enhance its members’ relationships to BGSU and among one another by:

  • Providing meaningful forums, programs and services with the goal of enhancing the professional connections of our alumni, and
  • Inspiring pride in, promoting involvement with and encouraging support for the University and its mission.”

Building on Bowling Green State University’s traditions of diversity and innovation, the BGSU Alumni Association will create valuable opportunities for alumni and students to continue lifelong engagement with the University and connections with one another through collaboration in their local, national and international communities.


  • Connecting and serving our alumni
  • Support major programs such as Homecoming, network activity and anniversaries that will connect our constituencies
  • Recognize the accomplishments of our alumni through increased volunteer recognition
    Engage our alumni through effective communication with increased technology efforts


  • Cultivating University success
  • Includes collaboration with the Board of Trustees, Foundation Board, administration, students, staff and faculty
  • Raise the profile of and expand the Alumni Laureate Program
  • Engage the University community with effective communication
  • Create opportunities for student involvement with the Alumni Association
  • Foster opportunities for alumni to support enrollment and retention goals


  • Funding resources
  • Cultivate and steward alumni relationships that will foster an environment of giving
  • Collaborate with the BGSU Foundation Board and Board of Trustees to promote University Advancement
  • Sustain the financial viability of the BGSU Alumni Association and effectively manage Alumni Association resources
  • Work to promote participation with all constituents during the comprehensive campaign

Updated: 09/23/2019 03:38PM