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Alumni Council

Alumni Council, the governing body of the Alumni Association, participates in a variety of activities to support students, alumni, and the College. If you have questions about Council, please contact the Lisa Shafer at 610-328-8009 or


  • Support the College
  • Broaden participation of alumni with the College
  • Strengthen Alumni Council programs


Alumni Council provides a range of services to alumni, students, and the administration of Swarthmore College; fosters communication between the College and alumni; and facilitates input from alumni to the College in the development of policies.

Alumni Council represents you! If you have ideas, questions, or would like to share an opinion, please email us at For other alumni related questions, please contact

Alumni Council Expectations

Alumni Council Constitution & Bylaws


  • August 14-15, 2021 -- Alumni Council Executive Committee meeting (virtual)
  • October 2, 2021 -- Alumni Council meeting (virtual)
  • April 8-10, 2022 -- Alumni Council meeting