Posts Tagged ‘Dean’

Wharton’s Dean Robertson Announces End of Deanship

By - Apr 25, 14:22 PM   Comments [0]

Last week Wharton’s dean, Thomas S. Robertson, announced that he’d be stepping down from his post at the end of June 2014. Robertson has been dean of Wharton since August 2007 and saw the top b-school through the Bear, Stears & Co. collapse and the...

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MBA Admissions News Round Up

By - Dec 27, 12:02 PM   Comments [0]

CMU Tepper's Provost and Executive Vice President, Mark S. Kamlet, was recently appointed Acting Dean of the business school effective January 1, 2011. The current dean, Kenneth Dunn, will be stepping down on that date, and Kamlet will serve in his place until a new...

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MBA Admissions News Round Up

By - Dec 8, 10:30 AM   Comments [0]

Businessweek recently published an interview with INSEAD's dean-to-be, Dipak Jain, former dean of Northwestern's Kellogg School of Management. The Q&A reveals insights into who Jain is, why he chose this top European b-school as his next post, and what he plans to contribute to the...

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MBA Admissions News: Dipak C. Jain Named Dean of INSEAD

By - Sep 22, 02:34 AM   Comments [0]

The former dean of Northwestern Kellogg, Dipak C. Jain, has just been appointed dean of the international business school, INSEAD. He will take his post in 2011 when current dean, J. Frank Brown, steps down. Dean Jain, an Indian-born American citizen, was dean of Kellogg from...

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MBA Admissions News Round Up: What’s Going On in the World of Top MBA Admissions

By - Sep 18, 12:44 PM   Comments [0]

Large, elaborate b-school campuses don't just attract more applicants and professors, but help a school climb higher in the rankings, reports a Businessweek article, "Elite B-Schools Keep on Building." According to Yale professor Matthew Speigel, "Elite business schools in the U.S. are locked in an...

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HBS’ Dean Nohria Rules Out Harvard Campus in Asia

By - Aug 17, 11:55 AM   Comments [0]

Harvard Business School's new Indian-born dean, Nitin Nohria, recently announced that the top business school would not be opening new campuses in Asia, despite the overwhelming demand from Asian students, reports a Wall Street Journal article last week. Dean Nohria's first public gesture as dean had...

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Chicago Booth Announces its New Dean, Sunil Kumar

By - Aug 10, 12:11 PM   Comments [0]

It's been a season of change for deans at top business schools in the U.S. Last week Sunil Kumar, Stanford GSB's Professor of Operations, Information, and Technology, was named the new dean of Chicago Booth. According to Robert Zimmer, University of Chicago president, "[Kumar] brings the...

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Dipak Jain hits the INSEAD rumor mill

By - Jul 14, 10:50 AM   Comments [0]

Word has it that Dipak Jain, former dean of Kellogg, is tipped to become the next dean of INSEAD. According to a recent Financial Times article, Dipak Jain is the front-runner for the position and is awaiting approval from the INSEAD board and faculty from...

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MBA Admissions News and a Little College, Too

By - Jul 12, 12:59 PM   Comments [0]

Top European b-schools continue making the same mistake: First, in 2008 London Business School ousted their new dean, Robin Buchanan, for being too much of a businessman and not enough of an academic dean. Now IMD's president, John Wells, is stepping down due to similar...

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Overcoming economic challenges: How four exceptional leaders work to improve top business schools

By - Jun 10, 04:04 AM   Comments [0]

First up, Dean Rich Lyons from UC Berkeley Haas has set a lofty fundraising goal: He'd like to raise $120 million by 2014. The money will be used to build a new non-degree executive education center, new research centers, and more faculty fellowships. Next, Dean Blair...

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