The Pitt Alumni Association works to provide graduates a lifetime connection to Pitt and its more than 303,000 living alumni worldwide. They invite Pitt graduates to stay connected to the University and each other through active membership in the Association. The alumni Board of Directors, valued volunteers, and dedicated staff work together to provide opportunities for alumni to get together through various sponsored events and volunteer opportunities. The goal of the Alumni Association is to support and advance the University of Pittsburgh. Their vision is to be the gateway for a global network of alumni and students who champion the University of Pittsburgh and each other. Their values are accountability, diversity, excellence, relationships, and traditions.