Columbia B School Makes The A List

Meyer Feldberg's charm and connections spur a turnaround

It's early on a Sunday evening, and Meyer Feldberg is happily ensconced in his Manhattan flat. Spending a cozy night with a good book? Hardly. The dean of Columbia Business School is hard at work--entertaining. Tonight, he's hosting a reception for the school's 74-member board of overseers, a group of high-wattage executives that includes Mario J. Gabelli, Henry R. Kravis, and Benjamin M. Rosen, chairman of Compaq Computer Corp.

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