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Advisory Boards

The members of a departmental or school Advisory Board are generally appointed by the Department Chair or Dean.  Advisory board members are utilized in the following ways:

  • To strengthen, through members’ experience and advice, the educational programs and services of a program
  • To build relationships between the particular industry and the University.
  • To promote good public relations, regionally and nationally, for the University.
  • Review special situations, make recommendations and assist in appropriate action on such projects as the program director may request and identify from time to time.
  • To help secure resources that will help the program attain its mission and achieve regional and national prominence.
  • To advise and assist the program director on internal and external affairs which influence the successful attainment of the School’s mission.

The following departments and programs presently have advisory boards:  Center for Entrepreneurship, Communication, Communication Science and Disorders Computer Science, Global Languages, Literature and Perspectives, Leadership and Global Understanding, Nursing, Masters in Public Health, MBA Program, Social Work, and School of Business Administration.

To learn more about getting involved with an advisory board, please contact Alumni Relations at 215.951.1535 or