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.
- John Toscano ’91John Toscano ’91 has been appointed as a partner with Blum Shapiro, the largest regional business advisory firm based in New England. As a partner, he will be participating in the leadership of Blum’s Education Practice.
- James G. Coogan ’02, ’04 MSAJames Coogan ’02, ’04 MSA has been appointed Vice President, Investor Relations & Business Development by Kaman Corporation. Mr. Coogan joined the company in 2008. Prior to joining Kaman, he held positions at Ann Taylor, Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, and PricewaterhouseCoopers.
- Donald L. Anderson ’99Donald L. Anderson, Jr. ’99 is currently the Senior Vice President & CIO, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and has been named to the Board of Directors of Wall Street Technology Association(WSTA©), an industry organization that provides technology and business professionals in the financial industry a forum to learn from and connect with each other.
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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.|