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Access: The Journal of the National Association of Branch Campus Administrators 

Access is a biannually published peer-reviewed journal committed to publishing traditional scholarly research articles, literature reviews, case studies, best practice articles, and opinion pieces. Written by and for administrators, staff, faculty, and other stakeholders from higher education satellite campus locations, the journal provides professional development, information, and research.

Research Results

Research is a critical component of service to NABCA members. The NABCA Research Committee continues to identify common and unique facets of branch, regional, and satellite campus administration.

The NABCA Research Committee is responsible for scholarly activities related to branch, regional, and satellite campuses. The committee monitors the research forum, identifies research articles and bibliography materials, and oversees all official research publications for NABCA Member use. The Committee welcomes inquiries from NABCA Members and others who are planning branch campus related projects. If you would like to invite Members to pre-test your survey or interview questions, complete an Online survey, or volunteer to be interviewed, we encourage you to send your request to the NABCA Research Committee.
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Branch Campus Articles

Under the inaugural leadership of Dr. Phyllis Bebko of Florida Atlantic University Broward Campuses in 2008, the NABCA Research Committee began to identify aspects and characteristics of off-site locations as well as administrators and the populations they serve. NABCA is pleased to share the results of this ongoing research with permission from Metropolitan Universities.  Click Here for the 2011 Issue of Metropolitan Branch Campuses.


If you are a NABCA Member and have completed a branch, regional, center or satellite campus related dissertation or published a relevant journal article, please share the citation with NABCA to be considered for inclusion in the NABCA Research Bibliography.

AnchorPast Conferences

From the inception in 1997 and the first conference in 1998, NABCA has hosted an annual meeting of higher education administrators, faculty, and staff from branch, regional, center, and satellite locations around the globe.