Alumni Directory Project

The Cedarville University Alumni Association has contracted with Publishing Concepts, Inc., (PCI) to produce an alumni directory, and we need your help. Over the next few months, PCI will contact CU alumni by mail, phone, and email to request updated information from you.

We understand that you might not want to provide information to just anyone, so please be assured that their request for information is legitimate. Below is a list of frequently asked questions about the alumni directory. Thank you in advance for your participation!

Cedarville recently converted to a new database and we need to update our information. Mailing addresses, email addresses, number of children — information changes so quickly! This is a great time to make sure that Cedarville has up-to-date information about you and your family. The 2013 printed directory will be a permanent record for Cedarville, capturing all those who attended the University and showing where they are in 2013.

It is also a great way for you and your friends and former classmates to stay connected.

You will be asked the following questions:

  1. Full Name
  2. Maiden Name (if applicable)
  3. Professional suffix (Esq., CPA, etc.)
  4. Nickname (name you preferred to be called)
  5. Graduating class year
  6. Home address
  7. Home phone
  8. Home fax
  9. Preferred email
  10. Job title
  11. Company
  12. Business address
  13. Business email
  14. Business phone
  15. Postgraduate degrees you have received (school, degree, and date received)
  16. Family members (spouse, kids [ages are helpful with kids, so we know when we can send them a Cedarville brochure!])
  17. Residence hall(s) you lived in on campus
  18. Activities you participated in while on campus (sports, social, academic)
  19. Cedarville-related activities you have participated in since graduating (e.g., reunion committee)
  20. Would you like to purchase the 2013 alumni directory?

You have several purchase options:

  • Pride of Alumni Collection, which includes:
    Printed alumni directory
    Alumni directory on CD-ROM
    Cedarville University Alumni Association sweatshirt and T-shirt set
    Companion airline voucher
  • Value Package, which includes
    Printed alumni directory
    Alumni directory on CD-ROM
    Companion airline voucher
  • Printed alumni directory only
  • Alumni directory on CD-ROM only
  • CD-ROM by Decade – anyone who graduated five years before and five years after you

With a small Alumni Relations staff, Cedarville needs to use a professional company to ensure that the directory is comprehensive, accurate, and completed in a timely fashion.

The directory will be completed and printed in the fall of 2013 In order to be cost-efficient and environmentally responsible, PCI will print only the number of directories that were requested by alumni.

Yes, alumni may purchase the alumni directory on CD-ROM.

Yes. As a standard, the following information will be printed in the directory:

  • Full name including the surname you used while at Cedarville (if different from your current last name)
  • Class year
  • Home mailing address
  • Preferred email address
  • Degrees received from Cedarville and other institutions
  • Job title and company

You may choose to have specific details omitted from the directory.

Currently, this is the preferred method for PCI. Cedarville is working with PCI to create an online version for our alumni to use. Information will be posted as soon as it is available.

Please contact Alumni Relations at 1-800-837-2566 or alumni@cedarville.edu.

About PCI

Who is PCI?

PCI creates and publishes alumni directories for educational institutions. PCI’s products help colleges and universities update alumni information for the purpose of encouraging alumni engagement.

What does PCI offer?

PCI offers two types of customized products and expert services:

  1. PCI publishes printed alumni directories.
  2. PCI offers SPARK™, featuring a combination of best-in-class online community software and online marketing/management services.

How long has PCI been in business?

PCI traces its roots back over 85 years to the Rockwell F. Clancy Company, the nation's first publisher of alumni directories. PCI has been incorporated under the PCI name since 1982 and is a privately held, family-run business. On what market(s) is PCI focused?

PCI works with alumni and development offices of universities, colleges, professional schools, independent schools, alumni associations, and fraternities and sororities.

Who are some of PCI’s clients?

PCI partners with 17 of the top 25 universities as rated by U.S.News & World Report including Princeton, Harvard, and Georgetown.

Where is PCI located?

PCI is located in Dallas, Texas.