University of Minnesota Jandris Center for Innovative Higher Education Commitment Statement

The Jandris Center for Innovative Higher Education at the University of Minnesota will partner with Citizen Alum in several ways: building on the connections between Citizen Alum participating investigator Alex Olson and graduate students affiliated with the Jandris Center; benefitting from Center co-director David Weertz’s experience with and insight into the work of development and alumni staff; working with David Weertz as liaison to the annual meeting of development professionals in Chicago in order to develop a panel submission; learning from Center research and exploring future joint research endeavors relating to Citizen Alum; and broadening the scope of the Jandris Center’s efforts on behalf of innovation in higher education through our combined efforts to transform alumni relations.