Alumni Communications Survey

OVERALL
1. What is your preferred way to receive information about Northwestern Law and invitations to alumni programs and events?
2. Is it your general news reading habit to:
3. We would like to get an idea of how you feel about the overall frequency of Northwestern Law alumni communications.
Prefer more frequentlyPrefer less frequentlyCurrent Frequency is OK
Printed newsletter
Online newsletter
E-mail invitations
Event announcements
Other
4. What kind of information do you want to receive from Northwestern Law?
5. Please rate your interest in learning about the following subjects in our alumni communications.
Very InterestedInterestedSomewhat InterestedNot InterestedNo Opinion
a. Faculty news and research
b. Alumni in the news
c. Alumni profiles
d. Alumni volunteer opportunities
e. Alumni services
f. Alumni events
g. Class notes
h. Obituaries
i. Fundraising news
j. Law School curriculum news
k. Law School events
l. Student news
m. Student profiles
n. Campus and facilities
6. Please rank the following communication channels as to how you gather information about Northwestern Law. Rank 1-7; 1= most important, 7=least important
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a. Printed newsletter
b. Online newsletter
c. E-mails
d. Web site
e. Social networking sites
f. Local or national media
g. Word of mouth / other alumni
h. Other
7. How do you read “Class Notes”:
PRINT
8. Are you familiar with Envision?
9. How often do you typically read Envision (the Law School’s printed alumni newsletter):
10. How much of Envision do you read?
11. Do you think Envision is
12. Would you prefer to read Envision
13. How would you feel about Envision only being available online?
14. Please rate your interest in the following sections of Envision:
Very InterestedInterestedSomewhat InterestedNot InterestedNo Opinion
a. Feature story
b. Message from the Dean
c. Law School Update
d. Law School event recap
e. Alumni in the news
f. Class notes
g. Obits
h. Honor Roll of Donors
i. Calendar of Events
15. Thinking back about the most recent issues of Envision, are there any articles or features that you found especially informative or enjoyable?
16. Overall, how would you rate Envision:
ExcellentGoodAveragePoorVery PoorNo Opinion
17. Do you feel Envision strengthens your personal connection to the Law School?
Strongly AgreeAgreeDisagreeStrongly DisagreeNo Opinion
18. Please indicate all the ways in which Envision strengthens your connection to the institution. (check all that apply)
19. Please indicate your agreement with the following statements:
AgreeDisagree
a. The newsletter addresses topics of interest to me
b. The newsletter reflects my experience of the Law School
c. The newsletter is an objective source of information about the Law School
d. The newsletter is primarily a fundraising tool
20. What actions have you taken as a result of reading Envision? (check all that apply)
21. What is it that you like most about Envision?
22. What is it that you like least about Envision?
23. Are there any changes or improvements you would like to suggest for Envision?
E-MAIL
24. Do you know what E-briefs is?
25. How often do you read E-briefs (Northwestern Law’s monthly electronic newsletter)?
26. Please rate your interest in the following sections of E-briefs
Very InterestedInterestedSomewhat InterestedNot InterestedNo Opinion
a. Features
b. Alumni in the news
c. Faculty in the news
d. Alumni events
e. Law School events
f. Continuing Legal Education
27. What additional information, if any, would you like to see in E-briefs?
28. How do you like the format of E-briefs?
29. Are there any changes or improvements that you would like to suggest for E-briefs?
WEB
30. How often do you visit the following areas of the Northwestern Law website: www.law.northwestern.edu?
DailyWeeklyMonthlyEvery few monthsRarelyNever
a. Homepage
b. Alumni section
c. Giving section
d. Career Center section
e. Class Notes
f. Bluhm Legal Clinic
g. Other areas not listed
h. Website as a whole
31. What do you look for when you are visiting the Northwestern Law website?
32. Is there additional information that you would like to see on the Northwestern Law website that is not currently available?
33. Are there any changes or improvements that you would like to suggest for the Northwestern Law website?
34. When was the last time you logged in to the Northwestern Law online alumni directory (https://alumni.law.northwestern.edu/)?
SOCIAL NETWORKING
35. How often do you utilize the following social networking sites?
FrequentlyOccasionallyRarelyNever
a. Facebook
b. LinkedIn
c. Twitter
d. Flickr
e. YouTube
f. Other
36. What do you use Facebook for – check all that apply.
37. What do you use Twitter for – check all that apply.
38. What do you use LinkedIn for – check all that apply:
39. Would you seek out Northwestern Law on any of the following social networking sites?
YesNo
a. Facebook
b. LinkedIn
c. Twitter
d. Flickr
e. YouTube
f. Other
40. What types of information and opportunities from Northwestern Law would you look for specifically on social networking sites – check all that apply.
41. If you would like to be contacted regarding your response, please enter your email address below:
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