Alumni Association History

Read about the UMAA in our 100th anniversary historical publication.

The University of Minnesota Alumni Association has a rich history dating back to 1904. In 2004, after over 80 boxes of correspondence, memorabilia and folders were scoured, a history of the UMAA was published to commemorate its 100th year. Read all about it in our 100th anniversary historical publication available here as a PDF.

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From its inception in 1850 to the 1930s, the University of Minnesota had grown from a one building campus to a bustling institution that ranked as one of the nation’s premier universities. Its alumni could be found from coast to coast and on several continents, as well as in every nook and cranny of the state of Minnesota.


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