In new rankings from U.S. News & World Report Robinson’s part-time MBA is No. 29 nationwide (top 10%) and No. 19 among public university programs.
Although 2013 had enough positive data points (unemployment drop, strong auto sales, housing reflation and a surging stock market) for optimists to make a case for a boffo 2014, a critical factor is missing from its prospects to be a breakout year.
The 2014 list, published by HotelierMiddleEast.com, highlights the world’s leading hotel management schools across Europe, Asia, North America, Africa, Australia and the Middle East. Robinson’s School of Hospitality is one of six U.S. programs listed.
Robinson’s S. Tamer Cavusgil and co-author Gary Knight of Willamette University will receive the 2014 Decade Award from the Journal of International Business Studies for their 2004 paper, “Innovation, organizational capabilities, and the born global firm.”
V. Kumar, Regents’ Professor and executive director of the Center for Excellence in Brand and Customer Management, has been named editor-designate of the American Marketing Association’s Journal of Marketing.
V. Kumar has been named a Chang Jiang Scholar by the Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China and the Li Ka Shing Foundation in recognition of his outstanding contributions to the field of marketing.
Ninety-three percent of students who graduated between 2011 and August 2013 from the Master of Science in Mathematical Risk Management program had a job prior to or within three months of graduation.
Andrew T. Sumner, Joe Taylor Chair in Health Administration and director of the Institute of Health Administration, has received the Senior-Level Healthcare Executive Regent’s Award from the American College of Healthcare Executives.
On the surface, the news is good. Is it time to pop open a bottle of bubbly? Not quite, according to Rajeev Dhawan of the Economic Forecasting Center.
Robinson’s part-time MBA is once again ranked among the nation’s top 25 programs in biennial rankings released today by Bloomberg Businessweek.