Can Chicago's New Dean Warm Up the Windy City?

Faced with plummeting student satisfaction, the University of Chicago looks to Virginia's Darden School for a dean with the personal touch

When MBAs arrive at the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business in September, they might think the school has taken a few social tips from the University of Virginia's Darden School of Business Administration. The dean will probably have coffee with them before morning classes, he'll invite MBAs and faculty to his home for afternoon visits, and he'll host other events to "bring some fun to Chicago." That's because Edward A. Snyder, former dean at Darden, is moving to Illinois to head Chicago's B-school.

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