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Where Wall Street meets University the Corner of Wall & University...

NACRO will offer two professional development sessions at the annual conference....

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NACRO (Network of Academic Corporate Relations Officers) is a network of U.S. and international academic corporate relations professionals that is dedicated to providing professional development opportunities and sharing best practices that enable members to develop and advance comprehensive, mutually beneficial relationships with industry and establish common language and metrics for peer comparison. Founded in 2007, NACRO has grown to more than 500 individual members.

Member Insights

"Coming from industry into academic corporate relations, NACRO has provided me with the ability to network and understand how peers at other institutions work most effectively in this profession."
Lenna Cominos, Carnegie Mellon University, Benchmarking Committee Member
"Being new to the field of academic corporate relations in January 2007, I have been honored to have been a part of the formation of NACRO since its first gathering that summer. The relationships I have built over the years as a member of this organization have been vital to the development and advancement of my career. "
Dorothy Kittner, Washington University, Conference Planning Committee
"NACRO is a wonderful place to find the information needed to help build the case for change with your leadership."
Roger Vanhoy, University of Illinois, NACRO co-Vice President


Jennifer Schwartz NACRO Good Practice
Submitting your Good Practice pays off!Jennifer Schwartz, Sr. Director, Corporate & Foundation Relations, at the ‎University of Maryland, and co-lead of the Strategic Alliances... More
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Two Conference Selection Winners for Good...Congratulations to Lynn Baronas (Director of Strategic Partnerships at University of Hartford) and Jeff Fortin (Associate VP of Research at Penn... More
NACRO releases first position paperHow do you get leadership commitment to increase resources for corporate engagement? This was a question explored by a sub-group of the NACRO... More