Iowa State University Alumni Association

About Us

SALC History

In 1973, the Student Alumni Association, otherwise known as SAA, was formed. An extension of Iowa State's Alumni Association, the student leadership group developed innovative ways in which to remember past, present, and prospective students. An Executive Committee oversaw the original group, which consisted anywhere from 100-200 students and over a dozen committees.

In the spring of 2000, SAA became known as the membership/benefits organization, and the student leadership committee changed its name to the Student Alumni Leadership Council, or SALC. In 2017, SAA changed its name to Future Alumni Network (FAN).

Currently, more than 60 students serve on five committees as SALC continues to connect and involve students with Iowa State University through learning and leadership opportunities, events, services and Iowa State traditions, while fostering a sense of loyalty and pride.

SALC hopes to strengthen relationships with other on-campus organizations as well as present and future alumni by providing quality leadership experiences and programs. Upon graduating, the Alumni Association hopes the students of FAN and SALC will become contributing alumni, which requires involvement and dedication to the university.

How to Contact Us

ISU Alumni Center
420 Beach Avenue
Ames, IA  50011-1430

(515) 294-8488
Text: (706) ISU-SALC (478-7252)
Fax: (515) 294-9402





Executive Committee
The core leadership group for SALC, "Exec" includes the President, Vice President, and Director of  Marketing, along with the co-chairs of the Homecoming Central, Ambassadors, and Cyclone Alley Central committees and the Senior Class Council President and Vice President

Ambassadors Committee
Organizes spirit events such as Beat Iowa Week, FAN-related events, campus tours, and the Nearly Naked Mile

Cyclone Alley Central Committee
Responsible for all aspects of the student men's and women's basketball gameday experience in Cyclone Alley, including rewards, cheers/chants, marketing and communications, and special events

Homecoming Central Committee
Plans and implements all aspects of one of ISU's oldest traditions: its annual Homecoming celebration -- including Painting Victory Lane, Yell-Like-Hell, ExCYtement in the Streets, display contests, the silent auction at the ISUAA Cyclone Central tailgate, student tournaments, and more

Senior Class Council
Made up of ISU juniors and graduating seniors, SCC plans Senior Week and a variety of career events for ISU seniors

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