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Citation reference: Harvey, L., 2004-17, Analytic Quality Glossary, Quality Research International, http://www.qualityresearchinternational.com/glossary/

This is a dynamic glossary and the author would welcome any e-mail suggestions for additions or amendments. Page updated 2 January, 2017 , © Lee Harvey 2004–2017.

 

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Alumnus


core definition

An alumnus (plural alumni) is a graduate of an institution.


explanatory context

Alumni are those students, collectively, who have undertaken a programme of study at an institution (of higher education). It is a moot point whether an unsuccessful student is an alumnus.


analytical review

Northeast Texas Network Consortium (NTNC) (2002) define:

Alumnus/alumni: A person/persons who attended or graduated from a particular school.

and the institution from which one has graduated is

Alma mater: The school from which one has graduated


Graduate Recruitment Bureau (2012) defines:

Alumnus: A graduate of a particular university (plural = alumni).


Charles Sturt University (2011) defines the plural as an organisation:

Alumni: an association for students who have graduated.


associated issues

 


related areas

See also

graduate


Sources

Charles Sturt University, 2011, Glossary, available at http://www.csu.edu.au/about/glossary, accessed 19 September 2012 .

Graduate Recruitment Bureau, 2012, Higher Education Glossary, available at http://www.grb.uk.com/he_glossary.0.html, acessed 19 September 2012.

Northeast Texas Network Consortium (NTNC), 2002, Distance Learning College Glossary. http://www.netnet.org/students/student%20glossary.htm, accessed 20 September 2012.


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