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  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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,…

  • With B- Grade, U.S. Corporate Governance Backslides in 2021- January 13th, 2022

    The effectiveness of corporate governance among publicly traded companies declined slightly over the last year, according to data from the third annual American Corporate Governance Index (ACGI) from the Institute of Internal Auditors and the Neel Corporate Governance Center at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business. Managing change and uncertainty is part of…

  • Cunningham, AIM Professor, Wins Research Grant From Center for Audit Quality- December 17th, 2021

    The Center for Audit Quality (CAQ) has awarded a Research Advisory Board (RAB) grant to Lauren Cunningham, associate professor in the Department of Accounting and Information Management, and her co-authors Sarah Stein, Kimberly Walker and Karneisha Wolfe, all from Virginia Tech’s Department of Accounting and Information Systems. Cunningham is the…

  • Strong Consumer Spending Lifts Tennessee GDP to Prepandemic Levels- December 16th, 2021

    Tennesseans are going out and spending money again — a trend signaled by a surge in the state’s inflation-adjusted gross domestic product, which grew 5.6 percent in 2021. Real GDP is projected to continue growing in 2022 at 4.2 percent, according to a report released today by the Boyd Center…

  • Graves Business Plan Competition Awards Funding to Student Start-Ups- December 14th, 2021

    Seven University of Tennessee, Knoxville, student businesses received cash prizes in the fall 2021 Graves Business Plan Competition. The event, hosted each semester by the Anderson Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the university’s Haslam College of Business, awards three levels of prizes in two business categories, Growth and Lifestyle.…

  • Running a Supply Chain Ethically and Sustainably Is a Journey, Not a Destination- November 30th, 2021

    The complexity of modern supply chains poses stern challenges to corporate sustainability commitments. A company’s environmental and social values are only as strong as the values of its supply chain partners and breaches of integrity are not uncommon, especially in times of stress. The pandemic has exposed this problem in…