The College was named for English patriots John Hampden (1594-1643) and Algernon Sydney (1622-1683).
- Establish in 2013-14 a single marketing budget for the College to support student recruiting, general marketing, alumni relations (including the Record), fundraising (excluding a capital campaign), events, the Website, and social media.
- Establish a small working group, chaired by the director of communications and marketing, to guide integrated marketing communications efforts. (This is the Integrated Marketing Communications Working Group.)
- Make a five-year commitment to an integrated marketing communications plan of no less than 3% of the operating budget - excluding personnel and travel/entertainment - annually for five years.
- Engage a consultant to assist in development of an integrated marketing communications plan. (This function is and will continue to be partially performed by the Marketing Committee of the Board.)
- Launch an integrated marketing communications plan in 2013-14.
- Constantly assess and adjust the integrated marketing communications plan in light of enrollment (size and quality), alumni giving and participation, fundraising, and Website and social media effectiveness.