Recent Graduate Advisory Board Member

  • Recent Graduate Advisory Board Member Application
    Due by 8:00am on Monday, January 29, 2018
  • Candidates will be asked to speak at a meeting at 4:00pm on Monday, January 29, 2018 in 2400 Ferg.
  • Voting will take place on-line by Qualtrics survey between 5:00pm on Monday, January 29 and 8:00am on Tuesday, January 30, 2018.

In fall 2015, the Blackburn Institute’s Advisory Board considered and approved a proposal to allow recent graduates to serve on the advisory board in a limited capacity.


  • Graduated in the December preceding January nominations or will be graduating in the May or August following January nominations
  • Met all requirements to be pinned as a Fellow at time of graduation


  • Attend the spring and fall advisory board meetings (immediately preceding the Annual Networking Dinner and Annual Symposium);
  • Pay the balance of any dues ($500 for those under 35 years of age) not covered by the senior class gift (up to $250) and anticipated matching gift from a current advisory board member or fellow; and
  • All other expectations of other advisory board members.

Three nominations are forwarded to the advisory board for consideration and selection of one new member each April for a term to begin in the following January.