During my 24-year career in higher education, the most inspiring and rewarding position I have had is the privilege of serving as Dean of the Graduate School of Management (GSM) at UC Davis. Therefore, it is with a sense of excitement as well as sadness that I write to inform you that effective on October 1, I will conclude my time as Dean of the GSM and move to a new leadership role at UC Davis.
The MBA student-run Big Bang! Business Plan Competition got a booster shot this year with a new track offering $45,000 to the most innovative medical technologies being developed in the Sacramento region, a burgeoning sector driven by pioneering research being done at the UC Davis Health System.
We’re saddened to share that Wil unexpectedly passed away this week.
Please join us for a gathering of family, friends, colleagues, and students to celebrate his life. The celebration will take place Monday, July 1, at 3:00 pm at UC Davis in the Walter A. Buehler Alumni and Visitor Center.
Most of you have come in contact with Roberta, the GSM’s director of development and alumni relations over the past five years in one way or another. Please join us in congratulating Roberta as she moves on for a great job opportunity as the director of development for the College of Business Administration at Loyola Marymount University in West Los Angeles. She will have responsibility for major gift fundraising for the college—and this move will bring her closer to her family.
Spring is upon us, bringing beautiful, sunny weather and a season of continual renewal here at the Graduate School of Management. I wish to take this opportunity to let you know about one of our exciting new initiatives to extend our outreach and engage the business community.
Strengthening and building new educational partnerships with our corporate sponsors is a critical component of our mission of teaching, research and service.
I have exciting news to share that is the culmination of more than 10 months of collaborative work by our faculty, alumni, students and business leaders.
This autumn the Graduate School of Management will launch a new, innovative MBA curriculum—the most fundamental renewal in the school’s history—that further integrates globalization, responsible business ethics and sustainability to better prepare our graduates with the real-world practice, analytical and technical skills, and leadership training they need to succeed.
As I return from Washington, D.C., I am thrilled to share great news with you, and invite you to join us to celebrate the School’s upward momentum and recognize everyone’s contributions to our collective success.
Our full-time MBA program has been ranked among the top six percent of AACSB International-accredited programs nationwide, according to U.S. News & World Report’s latest graduate business school rankings released this morning.
UPDATE: Andrew Barkett is leaving his post as senior engineer at Facebook to bring his decade of experience in Silicon Valley to become the first-ever chief technology officer for the Republican National Committee.The June 4 announcement has stirred a whirlwind of media coverage, including the Huffington Post and Washington Post.Bark
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(Davis, CA) — The UC Davis Graduate School of Management’s full-time MBA program has been ranked among the top six percent of AACSB International-accredited programs nationwide, according to U.S. News & World Report’s latest graduate business school rankings released today.