Minority Alumni Advisory Board

Created in 2008, the board provides Fuqua with a formal structure for nurturing, growing, and capitalizing on the resources of the underrepresented minority community. The Minority Alumni Advisory Board is comprised of approximately 20 members who represent a broad spectrum of class years and programs.  

(The Fuqua School of Business recognizes underrepresented minorities as being permanent U.S. residents of African American, Hispanic American, or Native American descent. )

Responsibilities:

  • To increase Fuqua's efficiency and effectiveness in identifying, recruiting and yielding underrepresented minority students.
  • To increase institutional support for minority students.
  • To enhance minority giving to Fuqua.
  • To strengthen relationships and communication among members of the minority community.
  • To provide support for career mentorship, including preparation for minority conferences and transitioning from the classroom to workplace.
  • To provide a formal structure to bolster connectedness amongst alumni, current minority students, and Fuqua's administration.
  • To serve on one of the following task forces: Admissions, Career, or Development and Alumni Relations.

Qualifications:

  • A strong commitment to the school through volunteer efforts.
  • Demonstrated financial support to the school.
  • A commitment to building the underrepresented minority community of Fuqua students and alumni.

Selection of Board Members:

Self-nominations are welcome along with nominations by Fuqua alumni or staff. New members will be selected by the Executive Committee.

To Learn More

Email Katie Thomasson or call +1.919.660.7695. 

Current Minority Alumni Advisory Board

Visit our Minority Alumni Advisory Board roster to see who is currently serving on the board.

Meet Our Board

Visit our roster to see who is currently serving on the board.