Philanthropist Conrad Prebys remembered during groundbreaking for new Kelley School career center

Indiana University alumnus Conrad Prebys passed away in July after a battle with cancer, but his presence was clearly felt Thursday at an official groundbreaking ceremony for a new career services center that will bear his name. Kelley School of Business Dean Idalene “Idie” Kesner recounted Prebys’ visit to the Bloomington campus shortly after his […]

Chicago Cubs owner shares process for building a winner in speech at Kelley

A lecture hall at Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business became more like the bleachers at Wrigley Field, minus the ivy, during a presentation to students and faculty by Chicago Cubs owner Tom Ricketts. Ricketts was the keynote speaker at Friday’s ninth annual IU Entrepreneurial Connection Day, presented by the school’s Johnson Center for Entrepreneurship […]

Many of the nation’s top high school seniors electing to study business at IU’s Kelley School

Last fall, American College Testing, a nonprofit organization that assesses college readiness, released data from a questionnaire of exam takers’ interest areas and released a top 10 list of most popular majors at U.S. colleges and universities. Four of the majors on the ACT’s list — business management (No. 1), general business (No. 2), accounting […]

Students from 23 states come to IU’s Kelley School for National Diversity Case Competition

Students came from as far away as California, Washington and New York to compete at last weekend’s National Diversity Case Competition in Bloomington. This was the fourth year for the event — hosted by Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business — which attracted 140 students from 35 higher education institutions. Participants had an average grade-point […]

Top federal support for IU Kelley School of Business center comes at a crucial time

Here’s another reason why many around the Indiana University Kelley School of Business are thankful this time of year. The IU Kelley School’s Center for International Business Education and Research emerged as the best funded of the 17 U.S. Department of Education-funded centers that survived after the national list was pared down from 33 to […]

New MEET Kelley program introduces IU’s business school to underrepresented students

Beginning this weekend, the first of two groups of high school students from underrepresented groups will arrive at Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business for a week of instruction, campus activities and a case competition. The 60 high school seniors will be participating in a new program, MEET Kelley, which is an acronym for “Meet […]

Legacy Week at IU’s Kelley School offers opportunity to look back and to the future

What in the world is a 19-foot replica of the planet Earth doing in the atrium of the Godfrey Graduate and Executive Education Building on the IU Bloomington campus? The inflatable globe, which allows students and others to enter within for a unique perspective on our world, is just one feature of Legacy Week 2014 […]

IU Kelley School’s Idie Kesner joins a growing number of women leading top business schools

In 1984, the term “glass ceiling” was first used to define how women seemingly with a clear path to promotion seemed to hit a point where they were unable to progress to the upper rungs of the corporate ladder. Of course, gender discrimination had existed for centuries, but the term resonated when discussing the problem […]

A tribute to great leadership

On Monday, Dan Smith will become president and chief executive officer at the Indiana University Foundation. On Thursday, his colleagues and friends at the Kelley School of Business roasted and paid tribute to their outgoing dean. Michael Metzger, a business law professor who taught at Kelley for 37 years and is Smith’s next door neighbor, […]