The University of New Orleans Business/Higher Education Council: Building Community Boards from the Inside Out

  • Gordon H. Mueller University of New Orleans
Keywords: Higher Education, Continuing Education


The University of New Orleans (UNO) Business/ Higher Education Council is made up of leaders from business and other parts of the community and of all top management personnel of the university. Created through the initiative of UNO's Metropolitan College, the university's principal continuing education and outreach unit, the council is dedicated to fostering economic development through education and work force training. It stands as an excellent example of the brokering, linking, boundaryspanning role that continuing education can play in metropolitan universities.