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
Type Private Roman Catholic (Jesuit)
Established 1923
Endowment Increase$840 million (parent institution)[1]
Dean Caryn Beck-Dudley
Academic staff
Total: 142 (Fall 2012) (80 full-time / 62 part-time)[2]
Administrative 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 one of the professional schools at Santa Clara University, a private academic institution in the San Francisco Bay Area. 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 heart of Silicon Valley, the Leavey School of Business provides undergraduate, graduate, and executive education.

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 and Saturdays), or Executive program[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." [13]

  • Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship (CIE)
  • Certified Equity Professional Institute (CEPI)
  • Executive Development Center (EDC)
  • Food & Agribusiness Institute (FAI)
  • My Own Business Institute (MOBI)
  • Retail Management Institute (RMI)

Ranking[edit]

U.S. News & World Report ranked the Leavey School of Business 25th in the U.S. among part-time MBA programs in the "Best Graduate Schools 2018" ranking.[14] This ranking, up from No. 37 the previous year, places the Leavey School of Business 2nd in the Bay Area, 2nd among Jesuit Schools, and 4th in California.[15]

Graduates of the MBA program earn the 9th highest salaries in the nation compared with other MBA graduates according to a PayScale study published in 2016.[16]

The Master's in Finance program was ranked 3rd on the West Coast and 29th nationally in the 2017 Best Finance Program Rankings by The Financial Engineer (TFE) Times.[17]

The undergraduate business program was ranked 63rd in the U.S. by U.S. News & World Report in 2017.[18] Bloomberg BusinessWeek ranked it 51st in the U.S. for 2016,[19] and in 2013 ranked its macroeconomics sub-specialty 4th in the nation among undergraduate business schools.[20]

Leadership[edit]

The Leavey School of Business is led by Caryn Beck-Dudley, professor of Management, appointed dean August 1, 2015 after Dean Starbird resigned.

Previous deans and their tenure:

  • S. Andrew Starbird, interim dean (2009-2010), dean (2010-2015), currently director of the My Own Business Institute at SCU;
  • Barry Z. Posner (1996-2009), professor of leadership and best-selling co-author of The Leadership Challenge;
  • Alexander Field, acting dean (1995–1996), currently Orradre Professor of Economics;
  • James L. Koch (1990–1995), currently Don C. Dodson Distinguished Service Professor;
  • Albert Bruno, acting dean (1988–1989), 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.[21]

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

Do not add individuals whose notability is not shown by having WP articles, or obviously qualified for them, such as President of a major company. (A company not notable enough for an article here is insufficiently major)

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 Business Analytics." Santa Clara University. Retrieved December 1, 2015
  10. ^ "MS in Finance." Santa Clara University. Retrieved June 25, 2013
  11. ^ "MS in Information Systems." Santa Clara University. Retrieved June 25, 2013
  12. ^ "MS in Supply Chain Management & Analytics." Santa Clara University. Retrieved December 1, 2015
  13. ^ "Leavey School of Business Centers & Institutes." Santa Clara University. Retrieved June 25, 2013
  14. ^ "Best Graduate Schools - 2018: Part-Time MBA Programs." U.S. News & World Report. Retrieved March 27, 2017
  15. ^ https://www.scu.edu/business/news/top-stories/scus-part-time-mba-program-ranked-no-25-in-the-country.html "SCU’s Part-Time MBA Program Ranked No. 25 in the Country"] SCU Leavey School of Business. Retrieved March 27, 2017
  16. ^ "Leavey’s MBA Program Ranked 9th Nationwide for Alumni Pay" SCU Leavey School of Business. Retrieved March 27, 2017
  17. ^ "2017 Best Finance Programs: Top Finance Schools." TFE Times. Retrieved March 27, 2017
  18. ^ "Education, Colleges, Santa Clara University." U.S. News and World Report. Retrieved November 17, 2016
  19. ^ "Best Undergraduate Business Schools - 2016" Bloomberg BusinessWeek. Retrieved November 17, 2016
  20. ^ "The Best Undergraduate B-Schools for Economics." Bloomberg BusinessWeek Business Schools. June 3, 2013
  21. ^ "Donald L. Lucas Hall." Santa Clara University. Retrieved June 25, 2013

External links[edit]

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