Committee Objective: The Research Committee is responsible for determining and collecting data that should be developed and made available to the Board of Directors in considering new programs and other strategic initiatives.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Mine the WACUBO and NACUBO databases to develop a summary of member participation in various programs and activities (who attended what and where)
  • Conduct a member needs assessment on a regular basis with professional assistance and guidance
  • Conduct an environmental scan within higher education and business to determine opportunities and challenges for WACUBO
  • Provide budget input to the Finance Committee
  • Provide insight and guidance and expertise in the formulation and implementation of the organization's research agenda
  • Identify critical issues in the changing environment of the members that may impact the association and the higher education business management professional
  • Assure the quality of research activities
  • Advise and formulate recommendations to the board on research to be conducted
  • Establish subcommittees as required to facilitate the work of the committee
  • Mine the WACUBO database to develop a summary of member participation in various programs and activities (who attended what and where)
  • Conduct a member needs assessment on a regular basis
  • Provide budget input to the Finance Committee

Members:

  • Nicholle Zarkower, Co-Chair
  • Dillon Miskimins, Co-Chair
  • Kelly Baatz
  • Rebecca Barber
  • Jason Campbell
  • Barbara Carlyle
  • Mary Frances Causey
  • Linda Cordier
  • Lauralea Edwards
  • Chris Jones
  • Linda Scheu