Since 1878 the ISU Alumni Association has connected alumni and friends to Iowa State University and has championed the independent voice of Cyclones everywhere. Today, the ISUAA is uniquely positioned to tell the stories of how alumni have adopted the university’s mission to create, share, and apply knowledge to make Iowa and the world a better place. In this five-year strategic plan, the ISU Alumni Association makes a renewed commitment to maintaining relevancy with our stakeholders by pursuing collaborations with university partners, creating a robust member base, enhancing organizational health, and broadening engagement with Cyclones everywhere: alumni, students, faculty/staff, and friends.
To facilitate the lifetime connection of alumni, students, and friends with Iowa State University and each other.
To be the central organization serving and connecting all alumni and members of the Iowa State family.
The ISU Alumni Association values diversity and inclusion. The ISUAA welcomes all, recognizes and values differences, and seeks alternative perspectives in all it does.
Goal 1: Engage ISU Alumni Association members and Cyclones everywhere by tailoring efforts to their geographic location, ISU experiences, and life stages.
Goal 2: Lead ISU alumni relations efforts across Iowa State University and nurture working relationships with other ISU entities to advance the interests of Cyclones everywhere.
Goal 3: Attract and retain talented staff committed to advancing the ISU Alumni Association and engaging Cyclones everywhere.
Goal 4: Strengthen the health of the ISU Alumni Association by diversifying financial resources.
The Iowa State University Alumni Association is an independent 501(c)3, self-governing organization charged with the mission of engaging the talents and resources of alumni, students, and friends in the life, work, and aspiration of Iowa State University. Our vision is to become the lifetime partner in engaging all alumni, students, and friends with Iowa State University.