Graduate Management News

September 2014

The Newsletter of the Graduate Management Admission Council

Read the latest news about programs from around the world.

  • Roxanne Hori joins NYU’s Stern School of Business as associate dean. Hori joins the faculty in the newly created position of Associate Dean of Corporate Relations, Career Services, and Leader-ship Development. In this role, she will build, sustain, and manage a broad array of corporate re-lationships that underpin the career development program for MBA students and alumni, as well as forge new relationships with companies across sectors and markets around the world. With 35 years of experience in industry and higher education, Hori most recently served as associate dean of Corporate Partnerships at the Kellogg School of Management. Prior to pursuing a career in higher education, she served as a vice president of Northern Trust Company and worked in human resources at Arthur Young & Company and at Arthur Andersen & Co.
  • Carleton University announces $10 million gift for new gift for new business school building. Funded by the Wesley and Mary Nicol Charitable Foundation, the new building for Carleton University’s Sprott School of Business will contribute to an entrepreneurial culture on campus by providing enhanced learning, networking, and collaborative spaces for Sprott students, faculty, and staff. The new facility will also permit the Sprott School to offer more executive and management training to business leaders.

  • Indiana University's Kelley School of Business teams up with the NFL Players Association. The National Football League Players Association has announced a partnership with the Indiana University Kelley School of Business to provide customized graduate-level educational programs to current and former NFL players. The Kelley School will offer NFL players a unique model that will guide them from initial career development through professional and certificate programs and ultimately to a MBA degree. A key feature of the NFLPA-Kelley MBA program will be the Kelley Capstone Experience, which puts teams of students to work on real-world strategic projects. This will provide students with an opportunity to apply skills and knowledge acquired in the MBA program to actual business problems that directly relate to each person's goals and objectives.