Jim Bullard has spent the last 15 years as president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, making him the longest-serving sitting president of a Federal Reserve bank.
Purdue lands $50M donation for new business school
The Dean and Barbara White Family Foundation has committed $50 million for the undergraduate institute at the Mitchell E. Daniels Jr. School of Business at Purdue University, the school announced Monday.Read More
The university first announced plans for the business school in March as part of the five-year “DePauw’s Bold & Gold 2027” strategic plan.
Craig Caldwell has worked at Butler University since 1999 in a variety of roles, including interim dean of the business school since July 1, 2021.
The new business school is included in a five-year strategic plan the Greencastle-based university unveiled this week called “Bold & Gold 2027.”
The Andre B. Lacy School of Business operates in an ecosystem filled with in-state competitors that dwarf it in size. Dean Steve Standifird figures if you can’t match them in size, you’d better be more agile and adaptable.
School officials said they plan to invest in renovations and staffing at the only other International Business College campus, in Indianapolis. They said that campus is growing.
The program is believed to the first of its kind in the Midwest, providing graduate-level classes on financial, management and development skills.
The $5 million donation from the family of late Indianapolis businessman James F. DeVoe will help found a new school of business on the university’s Marion campus.
Applications to the MBA programs at Indiana University and Purdue University fell sharply this year, part of a nationwide trend among many of the nation's largest and most prominent business schools.
Employee’s entire estate will go toward university’s goal of raising $1.3 billion.
Indiana State University’s Board of Trustees has voted to seek state approval for selling $9 million in bonds for the project in Terre Haute, with $10 million in private gifts expected to cover the rest of the cost.