Behind any reunion is a group of volunteers working together to make it a success. The work done by the class reunion committee is vital to making reunion a special celebration for the class.
Reunion committee members are expected to:
Make a gift to the Kenyon Fund.
Utilize Volunteer.Kenyon.edu to manage personal communications to self-selected members of the class to encourage them to make a gift to the Kenyon Fund.
Attend Reunion Planning Weekend (Sep. 15-16) at Kenyon to help with gift and social planning OR attend a follow-up session by phone.
Help organize class reunion activities and communications.
Encourage classmates to attend Reunion Weekend.
Attend Reunion Weekend and assist with class activities.
Have fun while staying connected to the College!
Two leadership roles can be helpful in the reunion planning process: the gift chair and the social chair.
The gift chair works with committee members and Kenyon staff to set a stretch goal for the class Kenyon Fund gift. The gift chair is the primary liaison to leadership prospects in the class, the committee and the College. Gift chairs are also expected to:
Write or delegate to another committee member to write two reunion class gift letters.
Personally solicit gifts from the reunion committee members.
Encourage other committee members to solicit gifts from self-selected members of the class.
The social chair works with the director of campus events for alumni and parent engagement during the year to plan and arrange Reunion Weekend class activities. Social chairs are expected to:
Committee benefits include access to College news to share with your fellow classmates and free attendance at all Learning in the Company of Friends and other select events.