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
Annual Meeting to Elect New Black Alumni Association
Officers - Thursday, May 29, 2014
The Black Alumni Association will hold officer elections on
Thursday, May 29, 2014, at 5:30 p.m. in Robertson Hall,
Johnson Room on Butler's campus. The nomination deadline was
March 31, 2014. An email or postcard with the names of
nominees and how to vote will be mailed in mid April 2014.
Learn more about the current Black Alumni Association
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
Candidates for 2014 Black Alumni Association officers are:
Janai Downs '02
Gene Murray '94
Janai Downs '02
Marc Williams '07
Cynthia Payne '05
If you are unable to make the meeting and would like to vote,
please email your name, address, phone number, and officer
selections to firstname.lastname@example.org or
call 800 368-6852, ext. 9946 with the same information
by noon on
Thursday, May 29, 2014. You may only vote for
one candidate per position. If you have any questions, please
contact Monique Wise, associate director of alumni and parent
programs at 800 368-6852, ext. 8412.
For more information, please contact the Office of Alumni
and Parent Programs at (800) 368-6852, ext. 9946 or
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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If you are not receiving the Black Alumni Association email
updates, email the alumni office.