B-School News Roundup

Sally Blount is dean of the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. Kellogg School of Management

Dean Edward Snyder’s Ambitious Game Plan: Is Michigan State Really Better than Yale? (New York Times)

Getting the Best Bang for Your Buck: 10 Least Expensive Public B-Schools for Out-of-State Students (U.S. News & World Report)

Courting Women Leaders: More B-Schools Choose Women as Deans (Wall Street Journal)

Secrets Not Revealed by the GMAT: What the GMAT Doesn’t Predict (Forbes)

Islamic Finance’s Growing Appeal: Why Is Islamic Finance Important for MBAs? (The Independent)

In India, MBA Degree Often Comes With Little Payoff: Only One in Five MBAs Employable: Survey (The Times of India)

Cross-Disciplinary Programs Give Students an Edge: Your Money—Schools Pitch New Degrees at Job-Focused Students (Reuters)

Admissions Officers Embrace Innovation: The Creative Route to an MBA (Financial Times)

Grand Valley State’s MBA Growing Pains: What GVSU Learned from First Graduates of New MBA Program (MLive.com)

A Chat With Haas’s Julia Min Hwang: Haas Takes Its MBA Program Into the Real World (San Francisco Business Times)

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