Not only has undergraduate enrollment in business programs grown by 21% over the last five years, but the profile of each entering class has become more competitive as well.
During the same period of time, graduate student enrollment increased by 67%, driven in large part by new master’s degrees in financial risk management, business analytics & project management, and human resource management.
The School’s faculty offer a wealth of academic and business experience to students and the business community.
Over 96% of them have earned a Ph.D. or the highest degree in their field, and all are actively involved in scholarly activities including authoring books, college textbooks, articles, conference papers, and original research projects; business, government and industrial consulting; and sponsored research for academic programs.
Such scholarly activities enable faculty to stay current in and contribute to their fields of knowledge, as well as to bring a balanced perspective between theory and practice into the classroom.
To help meet the teaching needs of unprecedented enrollment growth in recent years, the business school faculty grew by 13% between 2013 and 2017.
Over the last five years, both undergraduate and full-time MBA students saw overall increases in average compensation.
- Hartford Financial
- Pitney Bowes
- SS&C Technologies
- Northeast Utilities
37,000+ worldwide including:
Jonathan E. Beyman ’76; Managing Director, Institutional Clients Group, Citigroup Inc.
Mark L. Boxer ’87; Executive Vice President, Global Chief Information Officer, Cigna
Melinda T. Brown ’77; SVP and Controller, Coach, Inc.
M. Kathleen Carey-Reid ’86; Senior Vice President, Tax Exempt Markets, VOYA Financial
Mark P. Coville ’79; Managing Director & COO, Global Securities, BlackRock
Robert E. Diamond Jr. ’77 MBA; Founder & CEO, Atlas Merchant Capital
Keith R. Fox ’80; CEO, The Fox Family Foundation
Lyn A. Fox ’02 MBA; APAC Head of Equity and Credit Risk Management HSBC
John Y. Kim ’87 MBA; Vice Chairman and Chief Investment Officer, New York Life Insurance Company
Grace P. Lee ’82 MBA; Vice President, Corporate Planning, Trilogy Communications, Inc.
Denis J. Nayden ’76, ’77 MBA; Managing Partner, Oak Hill Capital Management, and former Chairman and CEO, GE Capital
Arnaud T. Schvartz ’90 MBA; CFO, GE Money Bank Spain, A subsidiary of General Electric Co.
Janet A. Alpert, ’78 MBA; President, LandAmerica Financial Group, Inc.
Bruce M. Bentley ’68; Vice President, ProMach, Inc.
Janet M. Hansen, ’78 MBA; President & CEO, Aquarion Water Company
Timothy A. Holt ’75; SVP, Chief Investment Officer, Aetna Inc.
Margaret M. Mager ’85; Managing Director, Global Investment Research, Goldman Sachs Corp.
William S. Simon, Jr. ’81, ’88 MBA; Retired EVP and COO, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
- Matthew J. Daniels ’02Matthew J. Daniels ’02 who majored in real estate and urban economic studies, has launched encaptiv, an interactive presentation and sales software based in Stamford, CT. Recently encaptiv was awarded both free patent work and office space from a contest held by an IP law office to benefit tech start-ups. To learn more, visit https://www.encaptiv.com/.
- Brian Anderson ’09 MBABrian Anderson ’09 MBA has been named Vice President of Business Development at SwapsTech Inc., a leader in global foreign exchange, payment and commercial banking technology.
- Dean R. Mahoney ’09Dean R. Mahoney ’09 co-founded ‘Merican Mule, a canned alcoholic beverage made with premium vodka with co-founders Pete Weil and Steve Pawlik.
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|1941||School of Business established with Laurence J. Ackerman as Dean.|
|1958||The School’s undergraduate program earns accreditation by AACSB International – the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.|
|1960||Full-Time MBA Program is launched and is only open to Air Force officers.|
|1993||School of Business Hall of Fame is established.|
|2001||The School opens its doors for a new state-of-the-art, $27 million learning and research facility on Hillside Road|
|2002||BusinessWeek ranks UConn among the “Best B-Schools” in the country|
|2004||UConn School of Business Graduate Business Learning Center and SS&C Technologies Financial Accelerator open in downtown Hartford|
|2011||Undergraduate Program ranked in Top 25 by US News & World Report.|