Sub-committees for 2008
Alumni Awards selection committee
The Awards program will be extended to include Community Achievement (existing), International Alumni Achievement, Professional Achievement, and Young Alumni Achievement. Selection criteria have been established to recognise the attributes for each category.
- Alumni Award for Community Achievement
Recognises the personal contributions that alumni have made to the enrichment of Australian society through their community service.
- Alumni Award for International Achievement
Recognises the personal contributions that alumni who reside overseas have made to the enrichment of international society through their community or professional service.
- Alumni Award for Professional Achievement
Recognises outstanding achievements of alumni in their professional field.
- Young Alumni Award for Achievement
Recognises outstanding achievements made by alumni aged 30 and younger to the University, local, Australian or international communities.
Convocation Medal selection committee
A change in nomination criteria will allow students and general staff to nominate students..
Alumni Communications working group
Dr Barry Catchlove (President, Alumni Council), Ms Tracey Beck (Director, Alumni Relations), Ms Marian Theobald (Executive Director, Community), Mr Andrew Potter, Media Manager, Mr Steve Rawling AM (Alumni Council), Mr Frank Perry (Alumni Council), Emeritus Professor Angus Martin (Alumni Council), Ms Hazel Baker (Alumni Programs Officer)
The Communications Working Group will hold its first meeting in early 2008.
Key Priorities 2009
The University of Sydney Alumni Council held a Strategic Planning Workshop on Tuesday 26 February 2008.
Participants formed four working groups to review the key priorities that were established at the 2007 Strategic Planning Workshop and to identify further priorities for 2008. The following priorities combine working group results into a draft cohesive set of priorities for 2008:
- Alumni Centre
- launch and occupation
- Online Web Community - Encompass
- Links between Council/Associations
- information sharing
- interest groups / for alumni with no affiliation
- Alumni/Student Engagement
- Student Clubs and Societies links
- Alumni Volunteer and Recognition Program