SCU Leavey School of Business

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SCU Leavey School of
Business
Motto Ad Majorem Dei Gloriam (Latin)
Motto in English For the Greater Glory of God
Established 1923
Type Private Roman Catholic (Jesuit)
Endowment Increase$840 million (parent institution)[1]
Dean S. Andrew Starbird
Academic staff Total: 142 (Fall 2012) (80 full-time / 62 part-time)[2]
Admin. staff Total: 42 (Fall 2012) (37 full-time / 5 part-time)[3]
Students 2,541 (Fall 2012)[4]
Undergraduates 1,588 (Fall 2012)[5]
Postgraduates 953 (Fall 2012)[6]
Location Santa Clara, California, United States
Colors Red and White          
Affiliations Santa Clara University
Website Official website

The SCU Leavey School of Business is a private academic institution at Santa Clara University. It is one of the professional schools of Santa Clara University. The School of Business was founded in 1923 and accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business thirty years later. Located in the Silicon Valley.

History[edit]

  • 1851 Santa Clara College established
  • 1923 School of Business and Administration established
  • 1953 Business School accredited by Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
  • 1957 Executive Development Center established
  • 1959 MBA program created
  • 1963 Graduate program recognized through AACSB accreditation
  • 1975 Combined JD/MBA program created
  • 1983 Dedication of the Dorothy and Thomas Leavey School of Business
  • 1999 Executive MBA program created
  • 2008 Lucas Hall business facility dedicated

Academics[edit]

Lucas Hall, opened in 2008

The Leavey School of Business, which serves over 2,000 undergraduate and graduate students, has six academic departments including Accounting, Economics, Finance, Management, Marketing, and Operations Management and Information Systems.

Degrees in Accounting, Accounting & Information Systems (AIS), Economics, Finance, Management, Marketing, Operations and Management Information Systems (OMIS)[7]
Different methods of completing the degree Full-Time, Part-Time (Evening, Weekend Accelerated, Saturday), Executive (EMBA)[8]
-Joint-degee with School of Law JD/MBA
-Joint-degee with School of Law JD/MSIS

Centers & Institutes[edit]

"Centers and institutes in the School of Business provide scholars and organizations an interdisciplinary approach to business issues." [12]

  • Center for Accounting Education and Practice (CAEP)
  • Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship (CIE)
  • Certified Equity Professional Institute (CEPI)
  • Executive Development Center (EDC)
  • Food & Agribusiness Institute (FAI)
  • Retail Management Institute (RMI)

Ranking[edit]

Bloomberg BusinessWeek listed the Santa Clara University School of Business Evening MBA program in the top 60 part-time programs in the U.S. in its biennial rankings of part-time MBA programs.[13]

The undergraduate business program has been ranked 2nd in the West by U.S. News & World Report,[14] with its economics program ranked 4th in the nation.[15] The undergraduate business program has also been ranked 38th in the nation by Bloomberg BusinessWeek.[16]

Leadership[edit]

Presently the Leavey School of Business is led by S. Andrew "Drew" Starbird, professor of Operations Management and Information Systems, who served as interim dean for the 2009-2010 academic year and was appointed dean July 1, 2010.[17]

Previous deans and their tenure:

  • Barry Z. Posner (1996-2009), professor of leadership and best-selling co-author of The Leadership Challenge;
  • Alexander Field, acting dean (1995–96), currently Orradre Professor of Economics;
  • James L. Koch (1990–1995), currently Don C. Dodson Distinguished Service Professor;
  • Albert Bruno, acting dean (1988–89), currently Cleary Professor of Marketing;
  • Andre Delbecq (1978–1988), currently McCarthy Presidential Professor;
  • Charles J. Dirksen (1941–1978).

Lucas Hall[edit]

Lucas Hall, home of the Leavey School of Business, Santa Clara University, California

Lucas Hall is among the newer buildings on the Santa Clara University campus and is home to the Leavey School of Business. Construction began in May 2007 and the building was formally dedicated on September 14, 2008, in honor of Donald L. Lucas, veteran Silicon Valley venture capitalist.[18]

At approximately 86,000 square feet (8,000 m2), the facility is two and a half times the size of the former home of the Business School, Kenna Hall. The three-story building contains 12 classrooms (two dedicated to executive education), 102 faculty offices, 16 team project rooms, six large executive-style conference rooms, and a 100-seat seminar room. The center core of the facility contains the Dukes Business Services Center and the Cadence CyberCafe.

Notable Alumni[edit]

See also: List of Santa Clara University people

References[edit]

  1. ^ As of June 19, 2014. "U.S. and Canadian Institutions Listed by Fiscal Year 2010 Endowment Market Value and Percentage Change in Endowment Market Value from FY 2009 to FY 2010" (PDF). 2010 NACUBO-Commonfund Study of Endowments. National Association of College and University Business Officers. Retrieved February 25, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Faculty/Staff Fall 2012" Santa Clara University. Retrieved June 25, 2013
  3. ^ "Faculty/Staff Fall 2012" Santa Clara University. Retrieved June 25, 2013
  4. ^ "Student Profile – Fall 2012." Santa Clara University. Retrieved June 25, 2013
  5. ^ "Student Profile – Fall 2012." Santa Clara University. Retrieved June 25, 2013
  6. ^ "Student Profile – Fall 2012." Santa Clara University. Retrieved June 25, 2013
  7. ^ "Choosing a Major." Santa Clara University. Retrieved June 25, 2013
  8. ^ "The Silicon Valley MBA." Santa Clara University. Retrieved June 25, 2013
  9. ^ "MS in Information Systems." Santa Clara University. Retrieved June 25, 2013
  10. ^ "The Master in Finance." Santa Clara University. Retrieved June 25, 2013
  11. ^ "The Master in Entrepreneurship." Santa Clara University. Retrieved June 25, 2013
  12. ^ "Leavey School of Business Centers & Institutes." Santa Clara University. Retrieved June 25, 2013
  13. ^ "Part-Time MBA Programs." Bloomberg BusinessWeek. Retrieved January 14, 2015
  14. ^ "Education, Colleges, Santa Clara University." U.S. News and World Report. Retrieved June 25, 2013
  15. ^ "The Best Undergraduate B-Schools for Economics." Bloomberg BusinessWeek Business Schools. June 3, 2013
  16. ^ "The Complete Ranking:Best Undergraduate Business Schools 2013." Bloomberg BusinessWeek Business Schools. March 20, 2013
  17. ^ "S. Andrew Starbird." Santa Clara University. Retrieved June 25, 2013
  18. ^ "Donald L. Lucas Hall." Santa Clara University. Retrieved June 25, 2013

External links[edit]

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