“...define affiliation, build affinity, foster engagement and secure support.”
— Beyond Philanthropy (2012)

alumni and philanthropy publications

Maria has several publications related to the building relationships with alumni.

You can also view my my TEDx talk: 'We are all connected by one word: Alumni' TEDxBallybofey April 2018 https://bit.ly/2MhmopA  

Please send an e-mail to maria@keepintoucheducation.com to request a full reprint of these academic peer-reviewed articles or click on the second link below (if still available).

Gallo, M. (2012). “Beyond Philanthropy: Recognising the Value of Alumni to Benefit Higher Education Institutions” Tertiary Education and Management, 18:1, pp.41- 55.
Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13583883.2011.611892                                                          Reprint: http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/QiRreAWuG2fhjzwPNAFn/full  
This article was awarded the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) 2013    H.S. Warwick Research Award in Alumni Relations for Educational Advancement – Outstanding Published Research Scholarship

Gallo, M.L. (2013). “A Third Master? Examining the Road to Philanthropic Giving at an Irish Catholic College” Christian Higher Education, 12:4, pp.266 - 281.
Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15363759.2013.805995                                                         Reprint: http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/eMqzXx7bhWrtf9JGfgzd/full     

Gallo, M.L. (2013) ‘Higher Education over a Lifespan: A Gown to Grave assessment of a lifelong relationship between Universities and their graduates.’ Studies in Higher Education (Special Issue-The Purposes of Higher Education: SRHE Conference 2012 proceedings), 38:8, pp. 1150-1161. (Impact Factor 1.278)
Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03075079.2013.833029                                                        Reprint: http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/Amx9yGfhrWxNcCRhQiHg/full  

Gallo, M.L. (2014) ‘Creating a Culture of Giving in Irish Higher Education: An education in direct(ing) philanthropic giving in Ireland’ European Journal of Higher Education, 4:3, pp.1-15.
Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/21568235.2014.912948                                                        Reprint: http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/qJtK6Ik2IuzKShusjmZE/full

Duffy, L. and Gallo M.L. (2016) ‘The Rural Giving Difference? Volunteering as Philanthropy in an Irish Community Organization.’ Journal of Rural and Community Development. Vol 11:1, pp.1-15. Link and reprint: http://journals.brandonu.ca/jrcd/article/view/1285/295

Gallo, M.L (2017) 'How are Graduates and Alumni Featured in University Strategic Plans? Lessons from Ireland.' Perspectives: Policy and Practice in Higher Education. Link: https://doi.org/10.1080/13603108.2017.1397065                                                                   Reprint: http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/zYTGKXXatiyvJCbxwX3D/full

alumni resources

Insights on alumni

Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE)
Link: www.case.org

“The Council for Advancement and Support of Education is a professional association serving educational institutions and the advancement professionals who work on their behalf in alumni relations, communications, development, marketing and allied areas.

Learn more about advancement and a list of resources for alumni and advancement professionals. This site offers examples and resources on the general development of alumni relations in educational institutions.

Graduation Now What? TEDx playlist: https://www.ted.com/playlists/158/graduation_now_what

The reference list from my articles above provide a comprehensive list of other alumni-related academic resources. More to add to this list soon!