The University of Wyoming Alumni Association’s mission is to foster a spirit of loyalty and fraternity among graduates and former students and to promote the general welfare, development, achievement, and honor of the university.
Message from the President
As we approach our spring board meeting in Cheyenne on April
10-12, I want to provide a brief update on our strategic planning process.
The UWAA Board embarked upon a comprehensive strategic planning process in
April 2013. We conducted a meaningful project by examining every area of
our operations to establish the blueprint for engagement with our alumni for
We are committed to preserve the traditions of the association while
identifying strategies to implement the necessary changes to optimize resources
(financial, staff and other) to better engage our alumni and meet your
expectations in the future. In addition, our goals, objectives and
strategies are in alignment with the University of Wyoming’s priorities. Much
of the April 2014 board meeting will be focused on finalizing the
implementation strategies to execute the plan over the next six years.
The final plan will be posted on our website subsequent to the April meeting.
At this meeting, the board will consider two issues that may require amendments
to the Bylaws. In compliance with our Bylaws, we are providing official notice
to our membership here.
you have any comments or questions regarding this proposed change to share with
the board, please email email@example.com
and one of our board members or staff members will respond to you promptly.
Your comments will be presented for consideration at the April 2014 board
Thank you for taking an active part in your UW Alumni Association.
23rd ANNUAL UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING ALUMNI
ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP DINNER AND AUCTION SET FOR APRIL 11, 2014 IN CHEYENNE
University of Wyoming Alumni Association 23rd Annual Scholarship Dinner and Auction,
presented by Infinity Power and Controls, is slated for 6:00 pm Friday, April
11 at Little America in Cheyenne. The proceeds from the evening will be used to
fund UW student scholarships awarded by the Alumni Association.
support of Scholarship Club members and auction attendees allows UWAA to
provide four-year scholarships and single year awards to more than 50 deserving
students with a commitment of over $100,000 annually. UWAA has awarded more than $1,500,000 in scholarships
since 1980 and the program continues to grow. Scholarships valued at $1,500 per
year are awarded to Wyoming, out-of-state residents, undergraduate and graduate
students. New awards have been added to support more Wyoming community college
transfer students, veterans and underrepresented multicultural students.
of the evening include entertainment by the UW Jazz Quartet, UW alumni solo
artists, scholarship recipient’s recognition, a silent auction including student
art pieces and a “quick-draw” auction featuring Wyoming artists. Live auction items include a Wyoming Whiskey
Barrel & Lid, guided fishing excursion on the Bighorn River, Wildcatter
club seats, one-of-a-kind art work and a vacation trip to an RCI resort. View all the items, artists and performers here.
alumni and friends interested in attending the auction can purchase tickets
online here or by calling (307) 766-4166.
UW Alumni Association Strategic Planning Framework
The University of Wyoming
Alumni Association has completed its Strategic Planning Framework for
2015-20. Our priorities are in alignment with the expectations and priorities
of the university. Between now and April 12th, we will develop the
implementation strategies to accomplish these goals. This
plan will provide the blueprint for the UWAA to become a premier alumni
association positioned to effectively serve UW, our alumni, and students. We
invite all alumni to provide feedback on the plan at firstname.lastname@example.org. Our alumni will play a
key role in the accomplishment of the goals that will be presented in the
one UW Alumni Association membership make an impact?
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