School of Business established with Laurence J. Ackerman as Dean.
First academic departments introduced – Accounting, Finance, Industrial Administration, Insurance, Law & Secretarial Studies, and Marketing.
Evening MBA Program at the Hartford campus is offered.
Dean Ackerman retires and is succeeded by Dean Robert O. Harvey.
Full-Time MBA Program opens to civilians.
First undergraduate internship program is established.
Standardization of Storrs, Hartford & Stamford MBA Programs occurs.
All three MBA Programs earn accreditation by AACSB International.
Dean Ronald J. Patten succeeds retiring Dean Harvey.
Thomas J. & Bette Wolff Program in Entrepreneurship is established.
Both graduate and undergraduate Accounting Programs receive AACSB International accreditation.
Dean Patten retires and is succeeded by Dean David Kidwell.
Dean Kidwell resigns and is succeeded by Dean Thomas G. Gutteridge.
The School's first web site is established.
The School is designated as one of 27 Centers for International Business Education & Research (CIBER) in the country.
The first endowed chair is established – the Robert Cizik Chair in Manufacturing & Technology Management; the GE Capital Global Learning Center is established; the first Ackerman Scholars are named.
The School breaks ground for a new state-of-the-art, $27 million learning and research facility; the Treibick Family Electronic Commerce Initiative Fund (TECI) is established; the MSA Program is launched.
$1 million Student Managed Investment Fund is established; the Treibick Family Chair for CITI, the Gladstein Professor in Information Management and Innovation, and the Shenkman Family Chair in E-Business are established; WebCT is introduced in the School to enhance learning and facilitate online course delivery.
The School opens the doors to its new home on Hillside Road; in partnership with GE, edgelab opens in Stamford providing 40 student internships; ING Center and the ING Chair in Financial Services established; Auran J. Fox Chair in E-Business is established; School completes and achieves the Kresge Challenge.
BusinessWeek ranks UConn among the “Best B-Schools” in the country; Interim Dean CF Sirmans replaces Dean Gutteridge.
William C. (Curt) Hunter is appointed Dean; the MSA Program goes fully online.
Interim Dean Mo Hussein replaces Dean Hunter.
P. Christopher Earley is appointed Dean; ranked by BusinessWeek in Top 45.
The first "Startup Weekend, Storrs" was held in January; the School hosted the first U21 Doctoral Research Conference in Business in April; John A. Elliott is appointed the eighth dean and the Auran J. Fox Chair in Business.
Inaugural Geno Auriemma UConn Leadership Conference hosted.
The MBA program is ranked among the Top 100 in the world by Financial Times; the MSA ranked #2 nationally by U.S. News.
Business and Human Rights Initiative established. The Board of Trustees vote to extend the lease at the Graduate Business Learning Center (GBLC) at 100 Constitution Plaza in Hartford and to add two additional floors to the existing space. The decision creates a long-term presence for the graduate programs in the heart of Hartford and reflects the surge in demand for specialty master's degree programs.
The Center for Advancing Business Analytics (CABA) is established; Graduate Business Learning Center adds 2 additional floors to accommodate substantial enrollment growth; greater Hartford undergraduate program relocates from West Hartford to the refurbished Hartford Times Building creating the new Hartford campus.
The School of Business and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences launch a new dual-degree, German-immersion program called EUROBIZ to give students an edge when applying for jobs with international companies.
Highlighting the long-standing excellence of our accounting department, alumnus Matt Bradford '16, '17 MSA gets the highest score in Connecticut, and one of the best in the nation, on the four-part CPA exam.
Thomas Katsouleas, a leading plasma scientist with deep academic roots in teaching and research, becomes UConn's 16th President in February. "Increasingly, having a great business school has become more and more central to being a great university," Katsouleas said shortly after joining the university.
David Souder is appointed interim dean of the School of Business.
The School of Business establishes the Toscano Family Chair in Finance. Professor Yiming Qian is recruited as the inaugural chair.
The School's Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans (EBV) program celebrates its 10th anniversary. The program helps U.S. veterans fulfill their dreams of owning their own businesses. To date, program alumni have created 168 businesses.
Amphenol, a Fortune 500 company headquartered in Wallingford, Conn., created a $1 million accounting scholarship in honor of its late CFO Diana Reardon. Reardon earned her business degree from UConn in 1981. Her family said she would be thrilled that the scholarships will serve ambitious women pursuing accounting degrees.
After serving as interim provost, John A. Elliott returns as dean of the School of Business, where he holds the Auran J. Fox Chair in Business.