About the Alumni Association
The Berry Alumni Association consists of over 26,000 alumni
across the United States and throughout the world.
The mission of the Berry Alumni Association is to advance
the interests of Berry College and to create opportunities for alumni to
participate fully in the life and vitality of the global Berry community.
The Association is an integral part of Berry and serves as a support
organization for the school. It has no identity or incorporation apart from
Berry and is entitled to all rights, privileges and responsibilities granted to
other components of the school.
Membership in the Berry
Alumni Association automatically includes all former students who have attended
the Berry Schools (Berry College, The Mount Berry School for Boys, The Martha
Berry School for Girls, and Berry Academy) for at least one academic year
and/or have earned a minimum of 24 semester hours (36 quarter hours).
communications are sent only to members of the Alumni Association who are
considered to be active members. If a member does not have contact
information on file at Berry, has requested to be excluded, or has had no Berry
involvement within the past 30 years, he/she will be automatically excluded
from certain Berry communications. If you believe you are on the inactive
members list, please e-mail email@example.com
or call (800)782-0130 with your current contact information and request to
receive all Berry alumni communications.
Associate membership, with
all privileges of a member except the right to vote and hold office, is conferred
upon the spouse of each association member.
Honorary membership is
conferred upon individuals who have given distinctive service to Berry College
and who are elected as honorary members by the majority vote of the Alumni
Council. Honorary members enjoy all privileges of members except the right
to vote and hold office. Honorary membership is not conferred upon
nominate a deserving person for honorary membership, complete the nomination form.
Listing of all Berry Alumni Association Honorary
The Alumni Association holds its annual
meeting on Berry’s campus in May during Alumni Weekend. All alumni are invited
to attend to learn news from the Executive Committee, Alumni Council and the
latest things going on within the Association. Watch the Alumni Weekend
schedule for the date, time and location of the next annual meeting.
Click here to view
past annual meeting minutes.
Berry Alumni Association is governed by an Executive Committee and the Alumni Council
according to the Association’s constitution and bylaws.Berry’s Office of Alumni Relations
coordinates and sponsors alumni programming in partnership with the
Association’s Executive Committee and Alumni Council.
The Berry Alumni
Association’s Executive Committee leads the Association and the Alumni
Council. The committee consists of the following volunteer officers:
of the Berry Alumni Association
or Immediate Past President
President of Alumni Awards
- Vice President
of Alumni Events
President of Financial Support
President of Young Alumni & Student Relations
President of Berry Heritage
of Alumni Relations
Click here to
view current Executive Committee members.
Council is led by the Alumni Association’s Executive
Committee. It is an elected body of
Berry alumni volunteers who fulfill the provisions of the Association's constitution
and its bylaws. The council makes decisions and takes all
actions within the purview of the Association except those specifically
requiring action by the Association.
Members of the Alumni Council
are elected, with the exception of a few seats that are appointed by the Alumni
Association President. Alumni Council members serve as advisors to the Office
of Alumni Relations and other areas of Berry’s Department of Advancement in
matters of programs and connections with alumni. The Alumni Council consists
- Alumni Association Executive Committee
members (see above)
- 20 elected alumni
- Past Alumni Association Presidents who
choose to serve on the Council
- Lifetime Alumni Council members
- Presidents of alumni chapters and other
official affiliate organizations
- Ex officio members consisting of the
presidents of the Berry Student Government Association and of the Senior,
Junior, and Sophomore classes
Council contains six standing committees. These committees are: the Executive
Committee, the Committee for Association Awards, the Committee for Alumni
Events, the Committee for Financial Support, the Committee for
Berry Heritage and the Committee for Young Alumni and Student Relations.
The Executive Committee is chaired by the Alumni
Association president and all other committees are chaired by Alumni
Association vice presidents.
Current Alumni Council
Upcoming Alumni Council
Minutes from past Alumni
a Berry alumnus/a to serve on the Alumni Council
Office of Alumni Relations
With advice, leadership and volunteer support from the Alumni
Association’s Executive Committee and Alumni Council, Berry’s Office of Alumni Relations coordinates and
sponsors opportunities and ways for alumni to engage with Berry and stay
connected to each other. The Office of Alumni Relations consists of a team
of staff and student workers housed in the Berry Alumni
Center, located in the Ford Buildings.