LinkedIn’s new university pages feature could be a game changer for institutions. Here are some initial thoughts on the new platform from an alumni and alumni communications perspective.
How can an institution utilize LinkedIn to measure the connectivity of an alumni community? By dividing the the number of members in an institution’s largest LinkedIn alumni group by the total number of the institution’s alumni on LinkedIn, it’s possible to develop a straightforward benchmark for peer institutions.
Keith Hannon, associate director for social media at Cornell University, writes about the importance of taking social media seriously as students and alumni continue to use social tools to enhance their educational and professional development.
Cameron Pegg, executive officer for the deputy vice chancellor and provost at Griffith University in Queensland, Australia, writes about ways to use social media to extend the reach of graduations beyond the actual events.
Today’s co-moderator was Katie Blaha, alumni and special events coordinator at The McDonogh School, an independent school in Owings Mills, Md. [View the story “Twitter Chat Recap: Connecting Alumni With […]
Participants talked about 2013 goals, lessons learned in 2012 and what skills they hope to refine in the coming year. #CASESMC chats are held the second and fourth Tuesdays of […]