The Black Alumni Association assists African-American graduates
in maintaining strong connections with their alma mater. With
programming specifically designed for minority alumni, no matter
when they graduated, the Black Alumni Association provides an
opportunity for you to socialize with your fellow graduates,
network for career opportunities and serve both the community and
Butler. The association consists of alumni who have volunteered to
give of their time, talents and treasures. Monique Wise, associate
director of alumni and parent programs, serves as the council's
advisor. For more information on how to get involved, contact the
Time to Elect New Black Alumni Association Officers -
Deadline March 31, 2014
The Black Alumni Association will hold officer elections on
Tuesday, May 20, 2014, at 5:30 p.m. in Robertson Hall, Johnson
Room on Butler's campus. Nominations for officers are now being
accepted. The nomination deadline is March 31, 2014. An email
or postcard with the names of nominees and how to vote will be
mailed in early April 2014. Learn more about the current Black
Executive Team. Download
an officer nomination form.
The Butler University Black Alumni Association Executive Team
consists of three officers (president, vice president and
secretary), each serving a two-year term. Terms begin June 1, 2014
and end May 31, 2016.
President: Serves as the leader for the BAA.
The president is an ex-officio member of the Alumni Board of
Directors, which meets three times a year on Butler's campus.
Vice president: Serves as the chair for the BAA
scholarship and recruitment committees. Also assumes the
duties of president when the president is unavailable.
Secretary: Serves as the chair for the
communications committee. Also responsible for accurate record
keeping for the organization including meeting minutes and the
Black Alumni Association officers are expected
- Provide current contact information to the association for
fellow alumni in which they have contact.
- Provide information to the Office of Admission about
prospective students with whom they have contact.
- Volunteer with Internship and Career Services by serving as
mentors to current Butler students, registering
their employer and attending events when available.
- Attend alumni events on campus or regionally.
- Nominate candidates for the executive team.
- Participate in community service events as a Butler
- Be a donor to the University.
For more information, please contact the Office of Alumni and
Parent Programs at (800) 368-6852, ext. 9946 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Spring City Tour with Current Students
April 5, 2014
Black Alumni Association Reunion Reception and Luncheon at
2013 Indiana Black Expo Summer Celebration Corporate
2013 Black Alumni Association Day at Hinkle Fieldhouse,
Butler vs. New Orleans
2012 Indiana Black Expo, July 21, 2012
Officer Elections held at Black Alumni Association Annual
Meeting - Monday, May 14, 2012
The BAA voted new officers at their annual meeting on Monday,
May 14. Monica Peterson '88 is the new president and Whittney
Murphy '11 is vice president. Whittney Murphy was the first
recipient of the Black Alumni Association Scholarship and will now
lead efforts to increase the endowed scholarship. Cynthia Payne '05
joined the leadership team as secretary in late 2012. The
officers terms expire on June 1, 2014.
The Black Alumni Association produces a newsletter. You may also
download previous issues below. Please contact Nikki
Mazelin '97 with any questions.
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updates, email the alumni office.