‘Unprecedented’ MBA Job Outcomes At This Top U.S. B-School

'Unprecedented' MBA Job Outcomes At This Top U.S. B-School

Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business released its 2023 MBA employment report showing that 96% of graduates found work within three months

From Atlanta: In a year that brought economic uncertainty and layoffs disrupting multiple industries and companies, many MBA graduates faced an uncertain future. Despite the challenge, Georgia Tech Scheller Full-time MBAs thrived and secured roles at some of the nation’s top companies and firms.

The Class of 2023 achieved an impressive 96% employment within three months of graduation and a record-breaking average salary base of $154,679, a 12.25% increase from the previous year. Fifty-eight percent of the class went into the consulting industry, and other industries the class found success in include technology, financial services, and transportation/logistics. The students’ impressive accomplishments speak to their tenacity and the effectiveness of the top-ranked career services support provided by the Jones MBA Career Center.

“Our 2023 MBA graduates experienced tremendous employment success in the face of many global workforce unknowns,” said Dave Deiters, associate dean of MBA programs and the Jones MBA Career Center. “Demand for our graduates was high in a variety of sectors, particularly consulting. The Jones MBA Career Center prides itself on cultivating great relationships with consulting firms and a myriad of other industry partners.”

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'Unprecedented' MBA Job Outcomes At This Top U.S. B-School

The Supreme Court in June ruled against Harvard and UNC in a pair of cases that effectively ended the practice of race-based admissions to colleges and universities in the U.S.

School presidents break with Supreme Court on Affirmative Action

From Inside Higher Ed: Scores of college presidents released public statements disagreeing with the U.S. Supreme Court’s June decision on affirmative action, in a case that involved Harvard University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill but had implications for all of higher education.

A new survey of college and university presidents from Inside Higher Ed and Hanover Research reveals the scope of that disagreement: more than two-thirds (68 percent) of the survey’s 136 respondents oppose the court’s curbing of race-conscious admissions, nearly half (46 percent) of them strongly.

Just 17 percent of the presidents in the survey, supported by Lumina Foundation, somewhat or strongly support the court’s decision. An additional 15 percent of presidents are neutral.

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'Unprecedented' MBA Job Outcomes At This Top U.S. B-School

David W. Wilson pledges $25 million to University of Northern Iowa to establish the Wilson College of Business

From Cedar Falls, Iowa: A historic gift to the University of Northern Iowa will mark a new chapter in the university’s renowned business college. David Wilson, a 1970 graduate of UNI, has pledged a $25 million donation that will chart a bold path for the future of the College of Business, fueling strategic initiatives and investing in faculty and students. The $25 million donation is the largest single gift in the history of the University of Northern Iowa.

In honor of the gift, the business college, upon Board of Regents approval, will henceforth be known as the David W. Wilson College of Business, the first named college at the University of Northern Iowa. The contribution establishes the Wilson Endowment for Integrity and Excellence to advance business ethics education and ensure graduates continue to thrive and lead in a rapidly changing business landscape.

“This gift to UNI is made in the hope that this money will transform the university; transform the College of Business,” said David Wilson. “I’m hoping this gift will ensure students will learn to do things the right way.”

“This is a historic moment for our campus. The Wilson College of Business will truly transform business education at UNI, taking our already premier business programs to new heights,” said UNI President Mark Nook. “We’re honored that UNI’s first named college will stand as a testament to David’s belief in the power of education and will provide resources for the university to foster innovation for the future.”

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