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National Council of University Research Administrators, founded in 1959, is an organization of individuals with professional interests in the administration of sponsored programs (research, education and training), primarily at colleges and universities, with a common desire to:
The Council is governed by the Board of Directors, which consists of the President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, Immediate Past President, Executive Director, seven regional elected representatives, four at-large members, and up to three presidential appointments.
Many activities of the Council are conducted through three Standing Committees, which include Financial Management Committee (FMC), Professional Development Committee (PDC), Nominating and Leadership Development Committee (N&LDC), and certain Select Committees and Task Forces.
There are eight Regional organizations, each of which elects its own officers and sponsors regional activities. More information on NCURA's regions can be found on our Regions page.