The Executive Advisory Board for the School of Business, Government and Economics at Seattle Pacific University has been established to offer resources, counsel, community leadership and activities that provide measurable support towards six defined outcomes that edify the students, faculty, alumni, tradition, mission and national standing of the School.
RESPONSIBILITIES of the executive advisory board at sbge
Advise the School on a range of curricular and extra curricular matters
Connect the School's faculty and students to the business community
Serve as a pool of potential resources for one-off requests (e.g., deliver a guest lecturer in a particular class; host a breakfast with interested students)
Provide financial support to the School that helps improve the quality of programs
Enhance the credibility of the School in the broader business community by being publicly identified as member of the EAB
Serve as effective ambassadors for the School in the broader community
EAB MEMBER'S COMMITMENTS
Be available to speak in classes
Attend 3x yearly EAB meetings
Be willing to mentor a student
Advise the dean and aid in strategic planning
Serve as a bridge between SPU and the business community
Be willing to host periodic meals with small groups of students
Assist in leveraging external resources for the School of Business, Government, and Economics
Contribute annual dues -- currently $1000.00
Additional expected commitments of executive leadership team members
Attend quarterly strategy sessions (3-4 per year)
Help raise an additional $10,000 for SBGE during his or her term
Attend an orientation meeting
Serve on affinity groups or task forces (e.g., Center for Applied Learning, Center for Integrity in Business, Global Learning, Social Enterprise, etc.)
Provide career assistance to students
The EAB fulfills its mission through several divisions. An Executive Leadership Team member and EAB member working directly with and at the pleasure of the dean of SBGE.
Interacts with the associate deans and faculty members to identify opportunities for EAB members to participate in classrooms, student organizations, community service projects and mentoring relationships. Additionally, Affinity Groups allow members and other community leaders to focus their attention on a single area of the school.
This collaboration also includes Assessment and Professionalism. These opportunities include working with EAB members and SBGE Dean and faculty to assess SBGE students in their knowledge and skills developed in the functional business disciplines.