But the University of Chicago, last time I checked, has 87 Nobel Prize winners among its faculty and alumni.
The pressures on administrators come from all sides: alumni donors are pleased when ranking goes up and irate when it goes down.
A sobering article on gang rape inside a UVA fraternity has Wahoo alumni like myself up in arms.
Lucinda Roy is an alumni Distinguished Professor at Virginia Tech, where she has taught since 1985.
Some notable Fringe alumni include Urinetown: The Musical, which transferred to Broadway, and the off-Broadway hit Dog Sees God.
Old man, are you going to be with us at the livest Friendship Feed the alumni of the good old U have ever known?
And yet you probably all make one mistake about me: you take me for the alumni of some university.
Certainly the alumni haven't, and I don't believe that the administrative officers have, either.
Some alumni might be nostalgic for the Gothic structures of their university days.
There is, in other words, a real sense in which the college belongs to the alumni.
1640s, from Latin alumnus "a pupil," literally "foster son," vestigial present passive participle of alere "to nourish" (see old), with ending akin to Greek -omenos. Plural is alumni. Fem. is alumna (1882), fem. plural alumnae.