Fall 2006
The Current

In this issue of The Current

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Feature Story

CBA benefits from Board of Advisors' wisdom

The President of the United States has the Cabinet. King Arthur had the Knights of the Round Table. And the Dean of the College of Business Administration has the Board of Advisors. They are an incomparable source of both industry-honed inspiration and insight upon which the Dean may draw. Read

Alumni profile: William Bousquette '58, '62

Alumni profile: William Bousquette '58, '62, former Chief Financial Officer of Texaco. Ethics and social intelligence have been essential to Bousquette's success. Read

Business Turnaround Management teaches diagnosis and treatment of ailing businesses

When CBA's pioneering Business Turnaround Management program launched in Fall 2005, the Wall Street Journal predicted continued demand for its graduates. That career outlook hasn't changed. Read

Dean's message: together we travel

Letter from Dean of the College of Business Administration Hossein Nivi. Read

Entrepreneurship program begins

IDEAS (Interdisciplinary Design, Entrepreneurship and Service), the cornerstone course of UDM's entrepreneurship program, is taught by faculty from four disciplines. The goal of the program is to instill an entrepreneurial mindset and competencies aimed at making a difference in the workplace and in society. Read

Generosity knows no geographic boundaries

A special gift from Indonesia and other opportunities to support the College of Business. Read

College news

News from the College of Business Administration. Read

Stay Connected

Giving to UDM

Please include UDM in your year-end philanthropy plans.  The tax laws intentionally encourage charitable giving. Because of the income tax charitable deduction, individuals who make their gifts by December 31 and itemize can significantly reduce their income taxes for 2006.

Also, check with your financial advisor about new opportunities and tax benefits of transferring distributions directly from your IRA to make a contribution to UDM.  See the UDM giving site.

Special Events

UDM Audio

Listen to special UDM presentations via UDMcasts. Recent recordings include innovation expert Larry Keeley and the Superior General of the Society of Jesus, The Very Reverend Peter-Hans Kolvenbach, S.J.

NCA Visit

UDM will undergo its 10-year institutional accreditation visit by the North Central Association (NCA), Jan. 29 - 31, 2007.  Find out more.

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