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Extra Questions
  1. Please rate the relevance of the XYZ University Alumni Association to you on a scale of 1 to 10 with 1 being not relevant at all and 10 being extremely relevant.
    N/O 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
  2. How connected do you feel to the XYZ University today on a scale of 1-10 (with 1 being least connected and 10 being most connected)?
    N/O 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
  3. How important is your relationship with Seattle University today on a scale of 1-10 (with 1 being not at all important and 10 being extremely important)?
    N/O 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
  4. How loyal do you feel to the XYZ University on a scale of 1 - 10 (with 1 being not relevant at all and 10 being extremely loyal)?
    N/O 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
  5. How often do you recommend that other alumni get involved with the XYZ University?
    • Ocassionally
  6. How important is it for you to receive the following, and how well does the university do in this area?
          Importance for alumni to do the item     Quality of support from the University
          1 = Not important     1 = Poor
          2 = Somewhat important     2 = Fair
          3 = Very important     3 = Good
          4 = Critically important     4 = Excellent
        N/O 1 2 3 4   N/O 1 2 3 4
    a. Alumni-oriented news and perspective, reflecting the whole institution  
    b. Alumni-oriented news and perspective, reflecting only my college(s)  
    c. Athletics news and perspective
     
    d. Information about XYZ's new academic and strategic plan  
  7. Please indicate your level of agreement with the following statements regarding your alumni experience. (Select 5 to 10 questions)
        Strongly disagree Generally disagree Generally agree Strongly agree No opinion
    a. I understand the difference between the annual fund and alumni association
    b. I'm satisfied how dues/money received from alumni are used
    c. I'm satisfied how gifts received from alumni are used
    d. It is important for the alumni activities in my local area to include academic or educational content
    e. I can easily locate adequate information about alumni activities in my local area
    f. The alumni publications provide adequate information about on-campus activities
  8. The XYZ Alumni Association has established business relationships with companies to provide alumni with savings on these companies' products and services. What effect do these business relationships have on your interest in XYZAA?
    • Have no effect
  9. As you know, XYZAA provides services to all XYZ alumni. How do you feel about the overall Alumni Association services?
        Strongly disagree Generally disagree Neutral Generally agree Strongly agree No opinion
    a. Timely responses to my inquiries
    b. Provides adequate info on programs/events
    c. Plans and executes good programs/events
    d. Provides adequate information on services
    e. Provides adequate services
  10. Note: 10, 11, and 12 correlate to question 20 on the core survey.
  11. I feel my strongest XYZ affinity to which of the following?
  12. I would most like to receive current news about which of the following?
  13. I would most like to be more active in which of the following?
  14. How likely is it that you would participate in the following alumni activities? (Select 5 to 10 questions)
        Very unlikely Somewhat unlikely Somewhat likely Very likely No opinion
    a. Contributing or helping to raise funds for scholarships
    h. Attending a career development event in your area
    i. Attending a the XYZ University tailgate in your area
    j. Traveling with other alumni internationally
    k. Attending a social event at a bar or club
    l. Attending family oriented activities with your children
    n. Attending a lifelong learning event
    o. Participating in a smaller alumni group on your area that shares an interest in your hobbies
    r. Attending a financial/retirement planning seminar in your area
    s. Take a continuing education course at the university
    t. Participating in an online alumni club
  15. Which of the following best describes your feelings about how the XYZ University has changed in the following areas over the last three years?
        Gotten worse No change Stayed about the same Some Improvement Very Much Improvement No opinion
    a. Regional programs
    b. E-newsletter - the XYZ University Connection
    c. Young alumni programs
    d. Career services
    e. Reunions
    f. Fundraising
    g. General communications from the alumni association
  16. Which of the following best describes the performance of the XYZ alumni association?
  17. What level of need do you feel the XYZ University has for financial support from alumni?
  18. Where does the XYZ University rank in your giving priorities?
  19. How strong of a connection do you have with the XYZ University?
  20. Thinking specifically about all of our communication methods, how important are the following elements to you and how well do we provide them?
    * We can also specify a communication method, if preferred, i.e. e-newsletter, magazine, etc.
    (Select 5 to 10 questions)
        Importance     University/Alumni Association's Performance
        1 = Not important     1 = Poor
        2 = Somewhat important     2 = Fair
        3 = Very important     3 = Good
        4 = Critically important     4 = Excellent
        N/O 1 2 3 4   N/O 1 2 3 4
    a. Student stories, news, and achievements  
    b. Faculty stories, news, and achievements  
    c. Alumni stories, news, and achievements  
    d. Research stories, news and achievements  
    e. News about my major or concentration  
    f. Campus news  
    g. Athletics news  
    h. Class notes/alumni updates/in memoriam notices  
    i. Alumni organization news and updates  
    j. University events  
    k. Messages from the president on university mission and priorities  
    l. Career development stories  
    m. News about alumni activities and events  
    n. Faculty profiles  
    o. Campus projects impacting the community  
    p. Department news  
  21. In the following areas, how well do you believe the XYZ University is serving current students?
        Poor Fair Good Excellent No opinion
    a. Personal attention and mentoring from professors
    b. Hands-on learning outside the classroom
    c. Classes and experiences that teach environmental responsibility
    d. Classes and experiences that lead to pursuing community service
    e. Academic preparation for career
    f. Academic preparation for furthering education (Grad School, PHD, etc.)
    g. Overall college experience
    h. Attending a lifelong learning event in your area that features a faculty member
Open-Ended Questions
  1. Are there any benefits XYZAA doesn't offer that you would like us to add?