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First Quarter 2011-12 Advancement Results

At the end of each quarter, the Advancement Committee of the Queen's Board of Trustees receives a report from the Office of Advancement that provides an update on our progress against our goals.

Highlights from May 1, 2011 to July 31, 2011 include:

  • Fundraising results are on track for the fiscal year's goal of $60 million
  • The brand development process, that began in 2010, will include workshops in the fall 2011 to engage on-campus groups and alumni
  • We had substantial involvement among Queen's faculty in media relations, pitching research results and faculty experts
  • A Labour News website was initiated, resulting in more than 40,000 visits throughout the quarter
  • The Queen's News Centre showed enormous growth in traffic throughout the period
  • The new Alumni homepage saw web traffic increase by 32%
  • Satisfaction with Queen's alumni events and activities exceeded targets
  • Alumni participation in Affinity Partner programs generated significant revenue
  • Interaction with alumni via Facebook increased significantly year-over-year in this quarter
  • Repeat alumni engagement is trending upward
  • Strong positive correlation between engaged alumni and giving continues

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For general inquiries about Office of Advancement events and programs, please call our Contact Centre at 1-800-267-7837 (toll free in Canada or the US), or 613-533-2060.