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  • UT’s Haslam MBA leads nation in GMAT score increase- February 21st, 2022

    Since Poets and Quants began tracking graduate program GMAT averages in 2016, the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business MBA has shown more growth than any other school’s MBA, public or private. According to a recent Poets and Quants article, Haslam’s average GMAT score climbed 53 points, from…

  • Survey: Tennessee Business Leaders Worried About Inflation, Skilled Workers- February 18th, 2022

    Inflation and labor force issues top the list of concerns for Tennessee business leaders, according to the most recent survey by the Boyd Center for Business and Economic Research at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.  Conducted in January, the Tennessee Business Leaders Survey shows that respondents are relatively pessimistic on…

  • Haslam’s 2020-21 Graduating Class Achieves Record Student Outcomes, Salaries- February 15th, 2022

    The University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business 2020-21 cohort set records for average starting salary and outcomes. Within six months of graduation, 96 percent of graduates either landed jobs or succeeded in pursuing further education, eclipsing the previous record of 93 percent. The average starting salary for new…

  • Boyd Foundation Expands Support With $3 Million Gift to Haslam College of Business- February 14th, 2022

    The University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business has announced a $3 million gift from the Boyd Foundation. The gift includes a $1 million endowment to create two distinguished professorships and $2 million to expand the existing Boyd Center for Business and Economic Research Endowment. The Boyd Center for…

  • Applications Open for NSF I-Corps Spring Super Regional at University of Tennessee at Chattanooga- February 11th, 2022

    Applications are open for the National Science Foundation (NSF) Innovation Corps (I-Corps) spring 2022 Super Regional workshop series, to be held at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga’s Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship in the Mapp Building, Second Floor, 410 E. 8th St., Chattanooga, TN 37403. The three-week customer-discovery program kicks off on…

  • Collins Teaches First UT Class Delivered Via Virtual Reality- February 5th, 2022

    On a Thursday morning in fall 2021, the University of Tennessee, Knoxville seniors weren’t sure what to expect from the next session of their capstone marketing course at the Haslam College of Business. As they took in the scenic view of a desert landscape surrounding them, they watched their fellow…

  • Students in Learning Through Giving Class Present Nonprofits with Grants- February 3rd, 2022

    Alex Miller’s Leadership in Nonprofits and Social Entrepreneurship course, commonly called the “Learning Through Giving” class, introduces students to nonprofit operations and challenges. The course at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business is open to all majors, so students bring a variety of experiences, motivations and academic…

  • Jacobs Assumes New Role as Director of Haslam MSMHR Program- February 2nd, 2022

    Jackie Jacobs, distinguished lecturer in the Department of Management and Entrepreneurship at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business, is now the director of the department’s Master of Science in Management and Human Resources program. Jacobs takes over from Cheryl Barksdale, who directed the program for five years.…

  • Luna and Fuller Awarded New Professorships in AIM- February 1st, 2022

    LeAnn Luna is now the Jan R. Williams Professor at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business. Robert Fuller, who previously held that title, is the college’s new EY Professor. The appointments took effect Feb. 1, 2022. “LeAnn and Robert are nationally recognized experts in their fields and…

  • Haslam College of Business climbs to No. 21 in Poets and Quants ranking- January 31st, 2022

    The undergraduate business program in the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business rose five places to No. 21 in the nation among public universities in rankings recently released by Poets and Quants. Lane Morris, associate dean of undergraduate studies and student affairs and the Ergen Professor in Business,…