Become an AACSB Volunteer


Getting Started as a Volunteer

Want to find out more about ways you can volunteer?

Our new Exchange Volunteer Portal makes it easy to search and express interest in volunteer opportunities available. To get started, visit the Exchange and complete or update your Volunteer Profile. If already completed, please review it to make sure we have the most up to date information.

View Frequently Asked Questions about volunteering.


Current Volunteer Positions

Accreditation Committee Member

Eligibility: Dean or equivalent at an AACSB-accredited school, with experience serving on peer review teams.

Description: The accreditation committees (IAC, AAC, CIRC) have been established to ensure that the AACSB Accreditation Standards are applied consistently, and that recommendations are equitable across volunteer review teams and the programs being reviewed.

Accreditation Peer Review Team Member

Eligibility: Deans (or similar) from AACSB-accredited schools.

Description: Peer review team members conduct review visits and communicate with committees regarding the status of an institution in the process of accreditation.

Accreditation Mentor

Eligibility: Deans (or similar) and associate deans (or similar) from AACSB accredited schools.

Description: Mentors assist schools that are pursuing AACSB Accreditation by serving as a key resource in advising the school on the process of self-assessment and development of the initial self-evaluation report (iSER).

Affinity Group Leader

Eligibility: AACSB Members that fit the criteria of the respective group’s membership and fulfill the leadership position requirements.

Description: Affinity Groups are special peer interest groups that facilitate networking and communication among members that share common interests or job responsibilities. Affinity Group Leaders develop networking and learning opportunities for the given peer segment, in partnership with AACSB.

Conference Speaker or Presenter

Eligibility: To submit a proposal for consideration to speak at a conference.

Description: Conference presenters are chosen to speak based on topic, experience, as well as relevance to the conference theme and content focus. A variety of speakers from all size schools, public/private, and international balance are elements of consideration for speaker invitations.

Click here to submit a session proposal.

Country Profile Contributor

Eligibility: Anyone with a deep knowledge of and experience with a particular country’s cultural and educational setting.

Description: Country profiles contain information on culture and the higher education landscape for individual countries and are intended as a basis for understanding the business education environment. Profiles are created in collaboration with AACSB.

Click here to view the country profiles (AACSB member login required to view).

Publication Contributor

Eligibility: Expertise or affinity in a certain subject related to the specified need. 

Description: AACSB produces various publications for members and the broader management education community, such as blogs, BizEd magazine, and others. The Volunteer Newsletter is produced by AACSB quarterly and includes exclusive member content. We encourage submissions to our various publications. For more information regarding BizEd article submissions, please see the website for full details: www.bizedmagazine.com/submissions

Seminar Facilitator/Panelist or eLearning Content Provider

Eligibility: Varies by topic

Description: Conference presenters are chosen to speak based on topic, experience, as well as relevance to the conference theme and content focus. A variety of speakers from all size schools, public/private, and international balance are elements of consideration for speaker invitations.


 
Livingstone  “Only through the commitment and effort of countless volunteers do we accomplish our mission of advancing quality business education worldwide.”
—Linda Livingstone, Dean, The George Washington University and Past AACSB Board Chair
“There are very few opportunities in our professional lives where we are able to make a global impact, being an AACSB volunteer is definitely one way. Get involved.”
—Jacob Chacko, Dean, Abu Dhabi University 
Jacob Chacko 
Leggio 
“It’s important for women to take advantage of a number of avenues to become more actively involved and visible within AACSB.”
—Karyl Leggio, Professor, Loyola University Maryland