to right: Dean
Jain celebrates with Scott and Margee Filstrup and
Northwestern Provost Larry Dumas at the naming of the
Filstrup Quiet Study Lounge in the Jacobs Center.
corporate partners lend support
corporate partners are important to the overall success of
the school. Their financial participation provides significant
resources for the school and a wide variety of student activities.
Corporate Affiliates Program recognizes those corporations
that give $5,000 or more annually to the school. Each year,
more than 150 companies choose to be involved in the Affiliates
Affiliates, these corporate partners have the opportunity
to interact with Kelloggs world-class faculty and outstanding
students as speakers in class, panelists and keynote speakers
for student conferences, participants in case studies and
research initiatives and many other ways. Their financial
support can be seen in scholarships provided to deserving
Kellogg School students such as the Alberto Culver Scholarship,
which provides financial assistance to female students at
Kellogg. We also invite corporations to sponsor the student-run
more than 10 companies annually support the Black Management
Association conference, which draws students, alumni and prospective
students together for a weekend of activity. Additionally,
corporate support remains integral to the activities of our
academic research centers including the Center for Research
in Technology and Innovation, which is receiving significant
support from Motorola this year.
Dipak C. Jain states, The partnership Kellogg enjoys
with the various corporations is essential to the advancement
of our goals.
fund builds Kellogg brand
the past 10 years, alumni participation in the Kellogg Annual
Fund has improved greatly. However, while Kelloggs participation
rates have steadily climbed, the school still trails the other
top business schools in the annual fund participation rankings.
This year, we hope to cross the 30 percent marker and close
the gap on our competition.
we have established to increased alumni participation in the
annual fund is emphasizing the importance of reunion giving.
Committees have been assembled for each reunion class to help
coordinate reunion events, encourage attendance and improve
reunion giving. This May 3-5, the following classes will be
heading back to Evanston to partake in reunion activities:
1942, 1952, 1962, 1972, 1977 1982, 1987, 1992, 1997, 2001.
In looking ahead to the 2003 reunion, please contact Julie
Trautwein in the development office at 847.467.6386 or by
e-mail at j-trautwein@
kellogg.northwestern.edu if you would like to be part of your
to increasing reunion activities, we are also using Phon-A-Thons
to help boost annual giving participation. Our goal is to
reach all alumni this year to update contact information,
answer questions about Kellogg and encourage annual fund giving.
So far, the results and feedback have been tremendous.
initiative to improve participation will launch this spring.
We hope to provide Kellogg alumni with a secure online giving
page, which will make giving to the annual fund easy for international
and Internet-savvy alumni.
you will consider joining your classmates by making a contribution
to the Kellogg Annual Fund today. Please contact Malia Huff
at 847.467.7142 with any questions related to this initiative.