Southern Illinois University Alumni Services. | Southern Illinois University Special Collections Research Center
Name: Southern Illinois University Alumni Services.
Historical Note: Alumni Services, headquarters for the Alumni Association, was founded in 1896, with the purpose to serve as a liaison between the University and its alumni. It maintains records on all graduates and provides necessary information in the academic units for various reports. It conducts programs such as the "Great Teacher" award, and grants scholarships, provides for student loans, and the funding of selected faculty research projects. Alumni Services comes under the jurisdiction of Vice Chancellor for Institutional Advancement.