INDIANAPOLIS – Ivy Tech Community College Director of Alumni Engagement Christopher W. Hancock has been named to the Center for Community College Advancement advisory committee. He was selected for the committee by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE). CASE is a professional association serving education institutions and the advancement professionals who work on their behalf in alumni relations, communications, development, marketing and allied areas.
Hancock joined Ivy Tech Community College in April 2011 and his responsibilities include developing a strategic plan for maintaining strong alumni involvement, managing alumni outreach, and identifying new ways to increase alumni participation statewide. He also assists the Ivy Tech Foundation in reaching its goal of increasing resources through a robust alumni engagement program. Ivy Tech has more than 100,000 alumni across Indiana.
Hancock was one of 12 people named to the advisory committee by CASE president John Lippincott. Members will serve one-, two-, or three-year terms, and will have their first meeting this fall.
The CASE Center for Community College Advancement provides training and resources to help community colleges build and sustain effective fundraising, alumni relations and communications and marketing programs.
Ivy Tech Community College is the state’s largest public postsecondary institution and the nation’s largest singly accredited statewide community college system serving nearly 200,000 students annually. Ivy Tech has campuses throughout Indiana. It serves as the state’s engine of workforce development, offering affordable degree programs and training that are aligned with the needs of its community along with courses and programs that transfer to other colleges and universities in Indiana. It is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association.