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8 > Image 8 of Kentucky Alumnus, 1985, No. 2

Part of Kentucky alumnus

` KZ `. `y"". ,` l A i i ' i I `';` lii i ii A .A i i Membershi in the UK National Alum- i _ i The National Association offers 14 ben- i ni Associatiien reached an all-time high in ii efits of membership from a car decal to Af 5 in 1984 with 24,465 members, an in- 'inie ` * automatic membership in one of 68 tai crease of five percent over the previous gg; _,, alumni clubs and/or aiililiated college Q year. Life members represent 30.3 per- gi organizations. Approximately 200 club i cent of the total membership. The __,, *,/ Vg,[A>_ _ w ig v>_, x functions were held in 1984. { SOI i iin'ee`Yeni mempeisnip Opiipn gained Mare than 115 members participated nw substantially in popularity with 22 per- in the alumni travel program, Tours mi l cent of the members preferring this and the number of participants in each , method of payment. Last year more than 83,000 data chang- during 1984 were: Mexico City/Puerto Jui Distribution of membership among es were processed in order to maintain Vallarta, 15; Australia/New Zealand, las f the class years based on a random sam- the accuracy of information such as ad- 11: Passage of the Czars, 12: Germany, aw plc shows 13.5 percent having gradua- dresses, degrees, marital status, occupa- 25; University Abroad in Great Britain, ac; ted or attended prior to 1944; 12.2 per- tion, etc. 8, and Scandinavia, 47. thi cent between 1944 and 1954; 14.6 per- About 70 percent of the members Spindletop Hall, the alumni-faculty . i cent between 1955 and 1964; 23.5 per- continue to reside in Kentucky with club on Iron Works Pike, now has its; 1 cent between 1965 and 1974 and 36.3 nearly 28 percent out-of-state and 2 per- about 1,700 alumni memberships. mc i percent between 1975 and 1983. The cent in foreign countries. Membership is open to alumni with 12 COI most recent graduating class receives an The largest constituent organization or m01 credit h0L1rS Wh0 hold member- WC. i ollcr tojoin the National Association for continues to be the College of Business ship in the UK National Alumni Asso- Of: t_ one year at half price. About 400 new and Economies followed by Arts & Sci- Ciation. , graduates from the class of 1983 took ences, Engineering and Dentistry. Jef- Wildcat merchandise was offered to % advantage o1` this oller in 1984. ferson Community College has the alumni in cooperation with the Univer- i Alumni clubs began a concerted ef- greatest number of graduates on the sity Bookstore. The bookstore is now $6( fort in late 1984 to contact alumni who alumni membership roster for the sec- under the management of Follet Stores , did not renew their membership. Mem- ond year in a row. Inc. who prepared a four-color bro- bership committee chairman Laura ehure for alumni. $51 Glenn White said the etl`ort was paying Hundreds of members enjoyed _ E oll` and itis hoped 1985 renewal statistics Post presidents ofthe Notionol Alumni Associo- check-out privileges at all University E will improve accordingly. ln 1984, the iiOn lUd9Cl the elnb Gweiids PiO9"9m enilies Oi and community college libraries. Many E i l`(TIl(\V2ll FZIIC WVZIS 2lppI`()X1fl'l211Cly PCI`- ihe Summer Vi/Orlishqpi From Iefii U1I'HbI`S CO1'ltlI'1LlCl to {3kC advantage 1. ;*rg,?2 Dr M Fmt md Joh me of discounts from the U.,.V...i., P .... $3, Altogether, the records sta1l` main- of Kentucky. One of the most popular _ tains more than 119,000 individual re- books this year was professor Bert cords of alumni and associates. The UK Nelliis book about UK basketball. $2( i_ National Alumni Association is the otli- Family life insurance and use of the * cial recordskeeper for the University as UK Career Planning and Placement niantlatcd by the UK board of trustees. Center were other benelits utilized by Sli] __~_;;.. .9 Q alumni last year. _ l ' 1 i l . . . i g { .2 s i \ * .-- ` i l P - t tti V .-. K" _ 1 _ _ , _-y A " . l --< ?` tt