Become an AACSB Volunteer


Getting Started as a Volunteer

Complete the Volunteer Interest Questionnaire to provide your areas of expertise and interest. Email completed forms to volunteers@aacsb.edu.

View Frequently Asked Questions about volunteering.


Available Volunteer Opportunities

Accreditation Committee Member

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.

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

Accreditation Peer Review Team Member

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

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

Accreditation Mentor

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).

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

Affinity Group Leader

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.

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

Conference Speaker or Presenter

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.

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

Click here to submit a session proposal.

Country Profile Contributor

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.

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

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

Publication Contributor

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

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

Seminar Facilitator/Panelist or eLearning Content Provider

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.

Eligibility: Varies by topic


 
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