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Editorial Style Guide

Academic Terms and Usage

Alumni and Class Years
alumnus (singular masculine)
alumni (plural masculine; use for a collective body of men and women)
alumna (singular feminine)
alumnae (plural feminine; use when referring to women only)
alum/alums (only for informal use)

For alumni listings, the year (and degree, if included) may be listed with or without parentheses, but consistency should be maintained within the document:

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