All HSU graduates automatically become members of the Alumni Association. All Association members receive the Range Rider and other Alumni mailings and communications.
Alumni Association Board
This governing body for the Alumni Association meets regularly and assists in structuring alumni-related programming. This working board of 21 members (max) represents a wide variety of demographics. They meet 4-5 times a year. Each member is integral to the Board’s success.
The Alumni Association Board, in partnership with the Office of Alumni Engagement, seeks to communicate with alumni and to provide avenues for alumni to continue and further their relationship with HSU and with others among the 25,000 alumni throughout the world.
Board of Young Associates
The Hardin Simmons Board of Young Associates (BYA) is a select group of alumni who volunteer to help HSU achieve its mission. Members are under the age of 40 and passionate about providing quality education in a Christian environment for all HSU students.
The Board is involved in many areas including but not limited to; assisting in recruitment, fundraising, promoting academic excellence and student leadership, encouraging alumni support and participation, and providing assistance as requested for projects and activities.
Membership is offered to applicants who are three years past their graduation date and under the age of 40. Total number of members does not exceed 75. Membership to the Board is granted upon invitation through the BYA membership committee with the approval of the University and Board of Trustees.
Board of Development
The Board of Development is made up of alumni, exes, and friends who desire to support Hardin-Simmons University. The Board members support the University through awarding student scholarships, promoting awareness, sparking interest, and providing financial support for the University. The Vice President for Advancement serves as the administrative officer for the Board. The board meetings are held at Homecoming and in the Spring.