The Academic Advisory Panel (AAP) consists of 10 persons representing professors from 6 business schools in 4 countries and three continents. These well-established scholars provide valuable input on the trends in educations and the various existing programmes at WUAS.
The Panel is chaired by WUAS Vice President of Academic Affairs, Professor Ron Tuninga.
The current members of the WUAS AAP are:
- Professor Peter van der Sijde, Professor of Faculty of Science, Business & Innovation and the Faculty of Social Science, Organization, Entrepreneurship and Technology, Free University Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
- Dr. Brigitte Nicolaud, Director Teaching and Learning, Aston Business School, UK.
- Professor Beatrice van der Heijden, Professor of Strategic HRM, Radboud University, Nijmegen, The Netherlands.
- Professor Leo Paul Dana, Professor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Montpellier, France and New Zealand.
- Professor Carol Kaufman-Scarborough, Professor of Marketing, Rutgers University, New Jersey, USA.
- Professor Ed G.J. Vosselman, Radboud University Nijmegen School of Management Professor of Accounting (Accounting, particularly Management Accounting and Control, Accounting and Trust, Preformance Management, Management and Organization, MBA-Programs)
- Dr. Mirjam Leloux, Programmanager, director of IXA UvA/HvA at University of Amsterdam.
- Dr. Susana Menendez, International Higher Education Expert.
- Professor Marina Dabic, Professor of Entrepreneurship and International Business, University of Zagreb, Croatia.
- Professor Chris Pole, PhD Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Professor of Sociology, University of Brighton.
The Academic Advisory Panel will further strengthen the academic oversight of WUAS and will focus on evaluation of (new) education programmes, input on trends and new developments in management education and research, education strategy, accreditations and special WUAS educational issues. Each meeting agenda will include at least 2 of the above listed agenda items. The AAP will meet twice a year in person or through MS Teams.
Note: Peter van der Sijde, was the chair of the NVAO/FIBAA panel for the undergraduate programmes at Wittenborg. Brigitte Nicolaud (Marketing), Leo Paul Dana (Entrepreneurship) and Carol Kaufman-Scarborough (Marketing) will be involved in teaching on some of the programmes. Beatrice van der Heijden (HRM) and Leo Paul Dana (Entrepreneurship and Innovation) will also be involved in the joint PhD programme with the University of Brighton.