Mission Statement for the Office of Alumni Relations and Development
The Office of Alumni Relations and Development is dedicated to advancing the mission of Northwestern University as a premier research and teaching institution. Guided by the University’s strategic priorities, OARD nurtures lifelong, mutually beneficial relationships with alumni, parents, friends, and organizations that result in volunteer engagement and philanthropic support.
In our daily work, we maintain a commitment to strengthening partnerships across the University community and to providing service through communication, collaboration, and leadership in the field of development. In all things, we continue to support the goal of the founders: to create a university of "the highest order of excellence."
We value our partnerships with individuals, corporations, and foundations. Thank you for your interest in making a difference at Northwestern.