Center for Leadership and Social Responsibility

Academic Conference Call for Papers

The Center for Leadership and Social Responsibility at the Milgard School of Business, University of Washington Tacoma is pleased to announce its fifth annual research conference to be held July 10-11, 2014 in Tacoma, Washington, USA. This conference regularly attracts a globally diverse audience of academics who bring a variety of CSR perspectives.

Board Governance Home

Board Governance is a two-course sequence that introduces students to board membership and governance through an apprenticeship and engaging academic inquiry. Each student is matched with a nonprofit organization where the student serves as an apprentice board member, with a regular board member serving as a mentor.


Faculty Innovation Grants

Since 2008, the Center has awarded $41,000 in grant funds to UW Tacoma faculty, supporting curriculum development in 40 different courses from 6 academic programs.

Grant applications for the 2014-2015 academic year will be accepted through April 10, 2014.  Grants are available in two categories:


CSRise Network

Corporate Social Responsibility in Smaller Enterprises is an informal networking group specifically for those working on CSR, citizenship, sustainability and related topics in firms that are in the small and medium sized (SME) category. Lunch gatherings will share information and offer networking and learning opportunities for those working in this space.

Center for Leadership & Social Responsibility