Research and Reports
Affiliate Group Endowments
All of the Alumni Association's affiliate groups—chapters, societies, interest groups, and program groups—do amazing work on behalf of alumni and Penn State. And they are equally committed to helping students succeed. Among the best evidence of this commitment is student scholarship support. Check out this Affiliate Group Endowment Report, which details in real dollars the amount of endowed scholarship giving that Alumni Association groups have achieved to date.
Alumni Opinion Survey Results **
The Penn State Alumni Association routinely conducts research of our alumni and members on a variety of issues to help improve our programs and services and inform decision-making.
- Alumni Opinion Survey Results—January 2016 (press release)
- Alumni Opinion Survey Results—January 2015
- Alumni Opinion Survey Results—January 2014
- Alumni Opinion Survey Results—January 2013
- Alumni Opinion Survey Results—May 2012
Annual Update and Impact Report FY2014-15
Highlights, milestones, and mission-focused indicators from the past year are featured in this Alumni Association report.
Click below to access external audit reports of the Alumni Association's consolidated financial statements.
Statistics at-a-glance about select Penn State Alumni Association programs and services are outlined on this annual report available here.
This annual resource guide provides a detailed overview of the Penn State Alumni Association’s mission, bylaws, history, governance, policies, publications, unit descriptions, statistics, and other reference information. Click here to see this year's edition.
Vision 2020: Strategic Plan
The Alumni Association's strategic plan, Vision 2020: Powered by Pride—A Strategic Plan for the Penn State Alumni Association 2016–2020, aims to help us meet the challenges ahead posed by a shift in alumni demographics, generational trends, and the most diverse definition of the Penn State experience in the history of our institution. Click here to see the complete plan document.
** The Penn State Alumni Association follows market research standards on confidentiality and reporting. As such, all individual responses to our surveys are kept confidential and anonymous. Alumni and members are under no obligation to participate in any research undertaken. Candid feedback is encouraged, valued and important to our continued growth.