Who We Are
The Saint Meinrad Alumni Association began in 1894, when that year’s ordination class formed a small organization to “foster mutual love and respect; to ensure success in [their] vocation; and to effect spiritual advancement” (Saint Meinrad Alumni Union of 1894). Over the years, it has grown to include anyone who has been regularly enrolled for one semester in:
There are no dues or subscriptions charged to any member of the Alumni Association. In lieu of dues, alumni are encouraged to participate actively in the activities of the Alumni Association.
The mission of the Saint Meinrad Alumni Association is to strengthen the members’ identity as alumni of Saint Meinrad; to provide opportunities for interaction among alumni and Saint Meinrad on an academic, social, and spiritual level; and to foster, enhance, and support Saint Meinrad in carrying out its institutional mission.
The Alumni Association is governed by a board of 18 directors representing clerical and lay alumni. The Director of Alumni Relations serves as an ex-officio, non-voting member. A slate of six directors is elected annually to serve a three-year term. Members may serve two consecutive terms.
The board’s mission is to: