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.
Marian University in Indianapolis is one of six schools or school districts signed up with the George W. Bush Institute to train school principals in business-like management techniques.