NACRO committees have developed materials related to academic corporate relations as resources for our members.
- "Elevating Corporate Relations through Institutional Commitment" is NACRO's first position paper, written in 2016 by members of the Benchmarking Committee. The paper was prompted by discussions regarding the commitment needed to facilitate effective corporate engagement.
- "Engagement of Academic Corporate Relations Officers in University-Industry Centers of Research Excellence" describes a typical Center development cycle, including the five main stages, and examines the role the CR professional in the develCenter Development Cycleopment of sustainable Centers of Research Excellence.
- “Metrics for a Successful Twenty-First Century Academic Corporate Relations Program” provides engagement process models, frameworks and tools for assessment of CR programs, and more
- Corporations no longer consider themselves ‘donors’ to academia; they consider themselves ‘investors. Read about this in the “Five Essential Elements of a Successful Twenty-First Century University Corporate Relations Program”. A powerpoint presentation developed as part of this white paper can be found here.
Surveys of the membership can be found on the Benchmarking Committee Page
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