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National Alumni Society's

Constitution

 

Article I: Purpose

The Brewton-Parker College National Alumni Society is dedicated to actively serving BPC by strengthening ties between the College and its alumni and promoting the interests of BPC through fellowship among alumni, recruitment of students, public relations, continuing education and fundraising.

Article II: Membership

Section i. Any persons who have graduated from Union Baptist Institute, Brewton-Parker Institute, Brewton-Parker Junior College or Brewton-Parker College shall be permanent members of the National Alumni Society.

Section ii. Any person who has at one time completed at least 24 hours of credit courses or any grade (1-12) of any of the aforementioned institutes shall be entitled to permanent membership, upon their request, in the National Alumni Society.

Section iii. All current and former faculty, staff and administration of Brewton-Parker College are entitled to permanent membership to the National Alumni Society.

Section iv. The National Alumni Board may extend associate membership to persons who are not otherwise affiliated with the College.

Article III: Awards

The National Alumni Society shall have authority to give awards to alumni and friends of the College who meet the criteria established by the Alumni Awards Committee of the National Alumni Board.

Article IV: Meetings

Section i. There shall be an annual meeting for all members of the Society on the day known as Alumni Weekend. This meeting shall be held on campus of Brewton-Parker College .

Section ii. The President of the Society may call special meetings of the members of the Society at any time. It shall also be the duty of the President to call a special meeting of the membership when requested to do so in writing by a majority of the National Alumni Board.

Article V: Publications

The National Alumni Society shall produce periodic publications about alumni affairs.

Article VI: Amendments

This constitution may be amended through direct mail to the alumni and approved with a majority vote of those responding by mail, or by a majority vote of alumni present at the annual meeting.

Article VII: Officers

Section i. The National Alumni Society shall have a President, Vice President, a recording Secretary and Treasurer.

Section ii. The National Alumni Board shall supervise elections of the officers.

Article VIII: National Alumni Board

Section i. The National Alumni Board shall hold meetings to conduct the affairs of the Society.

Section ii. The President shall appoint all standing committees of the National Alumni Board.

Section iii. The National Alumni Board shall be elected to stagger three-year terms. Each member must take one year off before being elected to serve again. Election to the presidency of a club results in automatic Board membership of the duration of the presidency.

Section iv. The National Alumni Board may conduct any alumni business and affairs not specifically included in these articles.

Article IX: Chapters, Clubs and Activities

The National Alumni Board may organize alumni chapters, clubs and activities to promote the affairs of alumni.

Article X: Accordance

This constitution shall be in accordance with the purposes of the Brewton-Parker College Charter, the Board of Trustees, and the Georgia Baptist Convention. Any article contrary to the above is null and void.

Article XI: Seal

The seal of the National Alumni Society shall be:
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The mission of Brewton-Parker College, a Georgia Baptist college, is to develop the whole student through the application of Biblically-centered truth to a liberal arts curriculum in a community of shared Christian values.
 
Brewton-Parker College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate and baccalaureate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Brewton-Parker College.
 
Updated on: April 15, 2010 8:26 PM