* 12 Years of Service Since 2001 *
Established in 2001 as the only national not-for-profit 501 (c)(3) support resource for University-Licensed* public radio stations. *Note: University is a generic title that includes colleges, school systems, and state agencies.
Training managers, building
strategic alliances, sharing resources, guarding editorial integrity, benchmarking performance,
reviewing governance - these are some of the University Station Alliance (USA) initiatives.
This site provides university-licensed public radio stations with resources, tools, and a wealth of information to help solve problems and improve
Take USA 2013 Survey - New
Organizational Integrity Assessment Tool - New
Assessment Tool - The USA Peer Review - February 2013
USA Benefits & Reasons to Join - February 2013
USA Comments FCC MB Docket 07-294 Diversification of Media Ownership - February 2013
USA Board Recommendations & Comments on Diversity to CPB CSG Radio Review Panel - January 2013
CPB CSG Review Consultation - Governing Board Diversity - January 2013
USA 2012 Annual Report - January 2013
CPB CSG Review Panel Summary #4 September 2012 Meeting - September 2012
2012 Economic Impact Survey Review - August 2012
2012 Economic Impact Survey Results Graph - August 2012
CPB CSG Review Panel Summary #3 From June 2012 Meeting - July 2012
USA Comments on FCC MB Docket No 12-106 3rd Party Fundraising - July 2012
FCC - Instructions for Filing Comments Electronically - July 2012
FCC - Instructions for Filing Comments on Paper - July 2012
Effective Leadership Webinar Training Video - March 2012
USA Benefits & Reasons to Join - January 2012
NPR/USA Contract Survey Results - August 2011
News & Information Code of Ethics & Practices - .pdf Example - March 2011
News & Information Code of Ethics & Practices - .doc Example - March 2011
Social Media Policies/Guidelines - .pdf Example - March 2011
Social Media Policies/Guidelines - .doc Example - March 2011
Crisis Communications - Communicating with the Media
Survey Overview - Station Interaction with Licensee's Journalism School or Communications Department - September 2010
Survey Results Graph - Station Interaction with Licensee's Journalism School or Communications Department - September 2010
NPR/USA Planned Giving Survey Results Overview - August 2010
NPR/USA Planned Giving Survey Graph - August 2010
NPR/USA Planned Giving Survey Station Comments - August 2010
Webinar Archive - Friends Groups - Friend or Foe? - February 2010 - Pesented by Doug Eichten, President of DEI; and Craig Beeby, USA Executive Director. The duration is one hour. The recording is free and requires a simple registration.
USA DEI Friends/Leadership Structure Survey Narrative - January 2010
USA DEI Friends/Leadership Structure Survey Graph - January 2010
To Whom Should a Station Report Within a University Structure?
Is it Time for a Change in Your University Reporting Structure?
The Troubling Employee in the Public Media Workplace
Management Etiquette - Serious Offenses
$589 Million Challenge - Some Stations May Fail - Mar 2009
Managing Stress During Economic Challenges
University Tenets of Public Radio Station Ownership & Operation
Who Do You Let Go When a Layoff Is Necessary?
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