Alumnae

Definitions

All data in this section are as of October 1, 2012.

Alumnae Association  

Alumnae

All former degree candidates of Wellesley College who obtained more than 4 credits.
Alumnae Association Board
The administration and general management of the Association is vested in a Board of Directors that is chaired by the President of the Alumnae Association.
Alumnae Association Clubs
There are 117 established alumnae clubs, as well as other affinitybased groups, located throughout the U.S. and abroad. They provide alumnae with opportunities to socialize, network, and connect to Wellesley College.
Alumnae Association of Wellesley College
The Association is a separate, self-governing entity with close ties to the College. Its mission is to further the interests of Wellesley College and its alumnae by connecting alumnae to the College and to each other, and to support the institutional priorities of the College. The Association serves as a lifelong resource to alumnae and encourages alumnae to contribute to the continued excellence of the College.

Class Officer

An alumna who has volunteered her time to assist in the administrative and/or fundraising responsibilities of a specific graduating class.

Club Officer

An alumna who has volunteered her time to assist in the administrative responsibilities for a specific alumnae club.

Admissions Volunteer

Members of the Association's Alumnae Admission Representatives (AAR) program collaborate with the Board of Admission in student recruitment and allow the College to reach far more prospective students than could the Admission staff alone. AARs make school visits, attend college fairs, invite prospective students to meet local alumnae, and interview candidates.
Resources  

Annual Giving

The Office for Annual Giving is responsible for raising unrestricted and/or current use financial aid funds to support today's students. Annual Giving is an essential component of Wellesley's commitment to excellence in women's education. Alumnae Annual Giving volunteers raise funds for their class gift and reunion fund.

Leadership Gifts

The Leadership Gifts program seeks funding support for all areas of the College through the cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of Wellesley's most generous and supportive alumnae and friends. The program has a strong regional presence, reaching individuals throughout the United States and around the world.

Parents Council

Parents of current or former Wellesley students act as ambassadors for the College by providing information to Wellesley parents and by helping to raise funds for the College budget.

WDOC

The Wellesley Development and Outreach Council is an advisory council to the Board of Trustees, the President, and the Office for Resources and Public Affairs. The council works to ensure effective fund-raising and outreach to alumnae, parents, friends of the College, and the public.
Alumnae Association Regions

Region 1: New England

Maine, Massachusetts, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, Nova Scotia, Quebec, Prince Edward Island, Rhode Island, Vermont

Region 2: Northeast

Connecticut, New Jersey, New York, Ontario

Region 3: Middle Atlantic

Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, Washington D.C.

Region 4: Southeast

Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Puerto Rico

Region 5: Midwest

Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio

Region 6: Great Plains

Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Manitoba, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Saskatchewan, South Dakota, Wisconsin

Region 7: South Central

Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas

Region 8: Southwest

Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming

Region 9: Pacific

California, Hawaii

Region 10: Northwest

Alaska, Alberta, British Columbia, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington

Region 11: International

Alumnae not in the US or Canada