Archives: July 2010

Sunil Kumar Named Dean at Chicago Booth

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on July 28

This morning it was announced that Sunil Kumar, the Fred H. Merrill Professor of Operations, Information, and Technology at the Stanford Graduate School of Business (Stanford Full-Time MBA Profile), would...

Wharton MBA Program Links Admissions and Career Services

Posted by: Alison Damast on July 26

In a sharp reversal of traditional university administrator roles, the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School has tapped J.J. Cutler to run both the school's MBA admissions and Financial Aid and...

MBA Program Withdraws From China Due to "Widespread Plagiarism," Other Issues

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on July 26

A small New Jersey college has decided to close its China MBA program after finding evidence that students there engaged in rampant cheating. Centenary College, a Hackettstown-NJ-based institution, ended its...

Fiske Picks: Ten Undergrad Business Programs That Should Be On Your Radar

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on July 22

For more than two decades, Edward Fiske has authored the guide to colleges that bears his name, and The Fiske Guide to Colleges has long included information on undergraduate business...

B-Schools Reach Out to Veterans

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on July 20

Disabled veterans are participating in free business school programs designed to help them launch businesses. At six b-schools, the Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV), which is financed by...

In Search of the Next Big B-School Idea

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on July 15

Got a good idea about how to change management education? A really good idea? There might be $50,000 in it for you. That's how much the Graduate Management Admissions Council...

New Dean for INSEAD?

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on July 12

It appears that Dipak Jain, the former dean of Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management, may soon be the next dean of INSEAD, the highly-ranked global business school with campuses...

Salaries Down For Recent College Graduates

Posted by: Alison Damast on July 08

Just when you thought things couldn't get worse for recent college graduates, here comes another blow for those fresh to the job market. We wrote an item on our blog...

New EMBA Curriculum at Weatherhead

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on July 07

Case Western Reserve's Weatherhead School of Management (Weatherhead Executive MBA Profile) already has a good thing in its executive MBA program--it was ranked No. 21 in 2009, the last time...

The Greater Good: A Career Priority for Canadian Students

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on July 07

Canadians are super nice, eh? Here's some proof. Undergraduates from Canada are the most concerned with serving a greater good in their careers, according to a recent survey by Universum,...

Salaries Strong for Recent Business Grads

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on July 06

Finding a job for recent college graduates is getting easier, according to the 2010 Sales Compensation Survey of College Graduates and Interns. Of the more than 80 organizations polled, 70...

Positive Hiring Stats for Accounting, Finance Undergrads

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on July 01

Starting salaries continue to fall for college graduates in many of the top hiring fields. But there's a nugget of good news for business undergrads: accounting and finance students are...


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