The Stephen F. Austin State University Alumni Association is a non-profit organization dedicated to serving the alumni, friends and current students of Stephen F. Austin State University through programs, scholarships and activities that create an attitude of continued loyalty and support.
Alumni Association is a separate 501c(3) organization; established in December 1928.
Alumni Foundation is a separate 501c(3) organization; incorporated in December 1970.
Executive Director for Alumni Affairs is the CEO/Executive Director of both the Association and Foundation and answers to the university president and both alumni boards.Total net assets of the Alumni Association:
2008-09 - $2,021,515Total net assets of the Alumni Foundation:
2008-09 - $14,764,098Total Contributions & Support:
2008-09 - approx. $856,355Total number of alumni:
91,543; 79,617 living mailableTotal number of Life Members of the Alumni Association:
6,299Total number of Members of the Alumni Association (includes complimentary members)
: 7,315Alumni Association Programs:
SFA Scholarship Fund, the Mentor Ring program, the Big Dip ring presentation ceremony, Homecoming & Lumberjack Bash, Lumberjack Alley, Ladyjack Academic Shootout, Mr. & Miss SFA, Alumni Chapters, Outstanding Graduate Awards, Outstanding Young Alumnus Award, Distinguished Professor Award, Distinguished Alumnus Award, Alumni Hall of Fame Award, Class Reunions, Academic receptions, Conferences, President’s Club, Freshman & Senior Send-Off Parties, Austin Day, Student Foundation Association, ShopSFA.com and Sawdust alumni magazine. Continue connection with current students through participation in SFA 101 and Orientation programs, classroom teaching and utilizing student interns in office operations.Highlights & Awards:
Member of Council of Alumni Association Executives (CAAE), Alumni Professionals of Texas (APT), Council of Alumni Marketing & Membership Professionals (CAMMP), Affiliated Student Advancement Programs (ASAP) and Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE). Received CASE awards for the past nine years for alumni programs, governmental relations programs, advertising, writing and photography.SFA Scholarship Fund:
-- Award amounts: 2008-09: nearly $600,000 awarded to 650 students
-- Permanent scholarships and awards: TBA (includes those in progress of being endowed)Alumni Chapters:Regional:
Austin, Beaumont, Chicago, Coastal Bend, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Longview, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, San Antonio, Southeast Texas, Tarrant County, Tyler and VictoriaSpecial Interest:
African-American, Agriculture, Interior Design, Nursing, ROTC, Rugby, Tau Kappa Epsilon FraternityRegent Connection:
-- 9 of the 10 members of the SFA Board of Regents are SFA alumni; 1 is a current student
-- 7 of the Regents are Life Members of the Alumni Association; 1 is an Associate Life Member, and 1 is an Annual Members of the Alumni Association
-- 1 Regent has served on the Alumni Association Board of Directors(information current as of 4/10)Stephen F. Austin State University Facts 2007-08 (Click here to download the PDF version)