Board elects president, seven members
John Hindle, BA'68, PhD'81, was named president of the Vanderbilt Alumni Association by the group's board of directors in April. He succeeds Billy Ray Caldwell, BA'85, who was named to the Vanderbilt Board of Trust. Carroll Kimball, BA'84, is the new president-elect, and seven alumni are beginning terms as new board members.
Alumni eXclusive debuts
The Vanderbilt Alumni Association launched Alumni eXclusive, an e-newsletter exclusively for Vanderbilt alumni, in April. This quarterly publication delivers association news, features alumni spotlights and provides information on the many association programs.
Connect through shared interests
Common Connections provides an opportunity for Vanderbilt alumni to connect through their former student activities, current professional interests, religious affiliations or cultural passions. To see what groups have formed or to create one, visit the website.
Join fellow alumni online
More than 14,000 alumni have already joined the Alumni Career Network on VUconnect, Vanderbilt's online community. Sign up now to connect with fellow Vanderbilt alumni around the world, build networking relationships, and search for or share career advice.
Make your plans for Reunion 2010
If your graduation year ends in 0 or 5, let us know if you are planning to attend Reunion/Homecoming October 21–23. Visit the Reunion website for the latest information and announcements.
2011 travel program announced
The Vanderbilt Alumni Association Travel Program is expanding its 2011 agenda to 18 trips, including family-friendly tours and shorter, U.S.-only excursions, to destinations such as Turkey, Rome, Russia, Costa Rica, Peru, the Canadian Rockies and New Mexico. Explore the world your way. For more information visit the travel website.
Join the Dallas Chapter on May 19 for an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of the new Dallas Cowboys Stadium. Mike Pelton, Vanderbilt's defensive ends coach, will be a special guest. To sign up or for more information, visit the Dallas Chapter page.
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