New dean named for Loyola New Orleans business college
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The business college at Loyola University New Orleans has a new dean.
The university announced in a Monday news release that Michael L. Capella has accepted the role of...
Dave Brat named dean of Liberty University’s business school
LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Outgoing Republican U.S. Rep. Dave Brat has been named the new dean of Liberty University's business school.
The nation's most high-profile evangelical university announced Brat's hiring Wednesday.
University of Illinois business school making marketing push
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — The University of Illinois Gies College of Business is now behind football coach Lovie Smith when he answers questions about the team.
The business college's name is emblazoned on the backdrop for Smith's press conferences. It is part of a "branding" effort by the business college, which was named after donors Larry and Beth Gies a year ago.
Alabama to construct new business building
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — The University of Alabama plans to construct another new academic building in Tuscaloosa.
The business school on Friday announced a program to construct a $60 million, 108,000-square-foot hall that will include 22 classrooms and dozens of other spaces centered around a three-story atrium.
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Purdue University is dropping the name of the Papa John's founder from a business school program amid controversy over his use of a racial slur, while his Indiana alma mater announced Friday it is keeping its public ties with John Schnatter.
Purdue's Board of Trustees voted unanimously Friday to offer Schnatter a refund of the $8 million donation that was announced in April with the renaming of the John H. Schnatter Center for Economic Research.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pennsylvania's Attorney General is looking into allegations that Temple University's business school provided false data to boost the rankings of its online program.
Attorney General Josh Shapiro says he's asked the Bureau of Consumer Protection to examine the case, including Temple's business and marketing practices.
He says he sent a letter Friday to the university's president to expect a detailed demand for answers.
DENVER (AP) — Regis' College of Business and Economics will be named the Anderson College of Business after an alumnus who gave the university $10 million.
School officials say the gift from Andy Anderson, president and CEO of a construction services firm based in Minnesota, is the single largest in school history. The 1990 Regis business graduate says he has relied heavily on his Jesuit education to make the right business decisions to serve his customers and his community.
Twenty-two Danish students have been getting a glimpse of life in the Midwest.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A $15 million donation will enable every member of the University of Virginia's incoming class of full-time MBA students to receive paid trips abroad.
Marc McIntosh, an MBA out of Harvard University, spent the first half of his career as an investment banker on Wall Street and in the Twin Cities.
Wichita State’s new business school gets $1 million gift
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Fidelity Bank and its owners have donated $1 million toward of a new business school at Wichita State University.
The university announced the donation Wednesday from the bank, its foundation and bank's owners, the Bastian family. The donation brings total private donations for the building to $11.5 million.
Fidelity Bank's chairman and CEO Clark Bastian says Wichita State played an important role in his education.
College receives $3.6 million gift for business school
MONTEVALLO, Ala. (AP) — The University of Montevallo received the largest gift in the school's history going toward a new building for it business school.
A $3.6 million gift was donated to the University of Montevallo's Stephens College of Business, Al.com reported . The school made the announcement Thursday.
CHARLESTON - The West Virginia Governor's School for Entrepreneurship aims to offer high school students the chance to dream about a new business or product and then make it happen.
UW business school dean resigns after MBA program dispute
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The dean of the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Business is resigning after just one semester.
The Wisconsin State Journal reports that Dean Anne Massey told faculty and staff she'll join the faculty after her resignation takes effect Dec. 31.
University of Minnesota business school increasing options
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The University of Minnesota is trying to keep its master of business administration programs as schools across the country are closing their programs because of declining enrollment.
Full-time MBA enrollment across the U.S. has dropped 20 percent from 2006 to 2016, according to a report from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Enrollment in specialized master's degree programs has almost doubled in that same time period, the report said.
ECU business school receives $2 million commitment
GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — The East Carolina University College of Business has received a $2 million commitment that will allow students in various fields to collaborate for innovation and entrepreneurship.
Jennifer and Van Isley of Raleigh made the commitment, which was announced on Wednesday.
College of Business Dean Stan Eakins said the commitment will be able to work with each other, build out their ideas and develop a plan to bring those ideas to market.
Wisconsin School of Business drops plan to suspend MBA program
Wisconsin School of Business leaders say they are no longer pursuing a proposal that would have suspended the school's full-time Master of Business Administration program for a year, and could have led to the program's closure.
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UW business school drops plan to close full-time MBA program
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The University of Wisconsin School of Business has backed off a proposal that could have eliminated its full-time Master of Business Administration program.
University of Wisconsin proposal: Suspend full-time MBA during review of programs
UW-Madison faculty are reviewing a proposal that calls for the Wisconsin School of Business to suspend admissions into its full-time Master of Business Administration program for one year while leaders undertake a long-term review of program offerings, officials said Monday.
BOSTON -- A Harvard Business School administrator plans to run for state Senate next year, framing herself as a Republican in the mold of Gov. Charlie Baker as she prepares to challenge one of the Legislature's more progressive Democrats.
University of Hawaii gets donation that could equal $7B
HONOLULU (AP) — University of Hawaii alumnus and real estate investor Jay Shidler has donated a collection of mainland commercial properties to his alma mater's business school, which could earn the university $7 billion throughout the next century.
The 71-year-old's donation is the largest University of Hawaii has received in its 110-year history. Shidler, who the university's business school is named after, donated his stakes in land under 11 office and hotel buildings in nine mainland cities.
Grand Canyon University opens museum to honor Colangelo
PHOENIX (AP) — Jerry Colangelo has been an owner of the NBA's Phoenix Suns, Major League Baseball's Arizona Diamondbacks and the Phoenix Mercury of the WNBA. He's been an owner of indoor soccer and football teams, was executive director of USA Basketball and has been chairman of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame since 2009.
Michigan State moves ahead on $60M business pavilion
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State University says construction of its new $60 million Business Pavilion is expected to be completed in 2019.
A groundbreaking is taking place Friday on the project, which the East Lansing school says will transform the way students learn and give the Eli Broad College of Business a competitive edge among business schools.
Family foundation commits $7M to Iowa State business school
AMES, Iowa (AP) — Officials say a family foundation has committed $7 million to add classroom and other space for the Iowa State University College of Business in Ames.
Central Washington University received a $460,000 grant for the college of business from the Herbert B. Jones Foundation to establish a new major in entrepreneurship, according to a news release.
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STAMFORD — The University of Connecticut’s downtown hub stands about 100 miles from its main campus. But it is no distant outpost.
SOLD! sign projected on USU business school to protest $25M gift from Koch Foundation
The Greehey School of Business at St. Mary’s University will soon bolster its risk management program, thanks to a $2 million gift from a pair of alumni, the university announced Monday.
Huntsman, Koch foundations make joint $50 million gift to USU business school
SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. (AP) — Lake Superior State University is celebrating its past and future with a building dedication.
The school in the Upper Peninsula city of Sault Ste. Marie held a ceremony Friday for R.W. Considine Hall. The university renovated and expanded South Hall, originally built in the early 1900s as barracks for an Army fort.
Nancy E. Landrum, Loyola University Chicago
Michigan State $62M expansion inspired by Google
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A $62 million expansion project for Michigan State University's business school is being designed as a pavilion, and is aiming to catch the eyes of Google or Apple executives.
The university's Board of Trustees voted unanimously to approve the project on April 13. The school has so far raised a little less than half of the projected cost, the Lansing State Journal (http://on.lsj.com/2omXUdM ) reported.
Brenda L. Stephens, a licensed cosmetologist, died on Thursday, March 9, 2017. She was 70.
She was born on Oct. 19, 1946 to the late John and Mildred Hollis in Philadelphia.
The latest U.S. News and World Report ranking of graduate programs has good news for the University of Pennsylvania, which came away with multiple top-10 placements, including a return to No. 1 on the business school list.
Association extends UVU business school’s accreditation through 2022
WVU replacing former fieldhouse with business school complex
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia University is tearing down a former basketball fieldhouse where Jerry West and Hot Rod Hundley thrived to make way for a business school complex.
The university says in a news release that the College of Business and Economics complex will be located where Stansbury Hall now sits.
The building was known as the WVU Field House when Hundley played there from 1954 to 1957 and West from 1956 to 1960.
$150M donation to Cornell will bolster business schools
CORNELL, N.Y. (AP) — Cornell University officials say the Ivy League school will use a household products company's $150 million gift to bolster the college's business schools.
H. Fisk Johnson, chairman and CEO of Racine, Wisconsin-based S.C. Johnson & Son, Inc., joined Cornell officials in Ithaca on Tuesday night to outline the plans for the donation, the largest made to the university's upstate campus.
Alumna pledges $8 million for University of New Hampshire
DURHAM, N.H. (AP) — A 1977 graduate of the University of New Hampshire plans to give the school $8 million for scholarships and other programs that benefit students at the university's business school.
Judith Blake, a retired marketing executive from Portsmouth, says she believes that in a state like New Hampshire, one person really can make a difference. Her bequest builds on an endowed scholarship she created for business students more than a decade ago.
Ex-student faces charges in Rutgers Business School stabbing
PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — A former Rutgers University student accused of returning to its business school and stabbing a faculty member, another student and himself is facing attempted-murder charges.
Middlesex County prosecutors say 25-year-old Joshua Thompson faces two counts of attempted murder and two weapons counts. Bail was set at $1 million.
Gene Powell will be inducted into the University of Texas McCombs School of Business Hall of Fame on Friday.
University of Cincinnati gifted $11M for new business school
CINCINNATI (AP) — The University of Cincinnati has been gifted $11 million for the construction of a new business school facility from the family of the college's namesake, Carl Linder Jr.
Officials say the donation is the largest ever received by the business college in its 110-year history.
The funding will go toward the new four-story Linder College of Business building, which is expected to open on the university's main campus in fall 2019.
Kansas State University business school opens new building
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — The $60 million College of Business Administration building at Kansas State University officially opened for use this semester.
The building is a little over 160,000 square feet and is the culmination of more than five years of planning, fundraising and collaboration.
The college's senior director of development Darin Russell says officials wanted the building to have a corporate feel, but blend in with the campus.
Lear plans to give $2.5M for Wayne State business school
DETROIT (AP) — Auto parts supplier Lear Corp. plans to give Wayne State University $2.5 million to help build an auditorium in the new Mike Ilitch School of Business.
Matt Simoncini, president and CEO of Southfield-based Lear, tells the Detroit Free Press (http://on.freep.com/2cJ8x7A ) that the university "has been a great partner to Lear."