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Fox School of Business at Temple University
Established 1918
Type Business School
Faculty 154 Full-time
Students 5,500
Location Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Campus Urban
Colors Cherry and White            
Website www.fox.temple.edu
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The Fox School of Business is Temple University's business school. Located in Philadelphia Pennsylvania, the Fox School offers several specialized MBAs as well as several Masters and Phd programs, including finance and economics. With 5,500 students, and 154 full-time faculty, and over 42,000 graduates, it is the largest business school in the Philadelphia region. Dr. M. Moshe Porat is the current Dean of the school.

Established in 1918, The Richard J. Fox School of Business and Management name was conferred in 1999. In 1942, it added an MBA program, and by 1973 it was accredited by AACSB, the International Association for Management Education. The PhD program in Economics was established in 1976 and is now one of three accredited PhD programs at The Fox School.

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With more than 5,500 students and 154 full-time faculty, The Fox School is the largest, most comprehensive business school in the Philadelphia region and among the largest in the world. Established in 1918, The Richard J. Fox School of Business and Management name was conferred in 1999. The School has a long history of innovation in education, introducing new curriculum and programs in advance of current business trends.

In 1942, it added an MBA program. By 1970, when the MBA became a vital tool for career development, the program was already well-known in the region. The continued expansion and strengthening of the program led to its accreditation in 1973 by AACSB, the International Association for Management Education. The PhD program in Economics was established in 1976 and is now one of three accredited PhD programs at The Fox School. Accreditation ensures that the school continually meets high standards in admissions policy, curricula, faculty, library and computer facilities, and educational innovation and technology.

With over 42,000 graduates, two-thirds of whom live and work in the Philadelphia metropolitan area, The Fox School is the primary source of management talent in the region. This important network of business associates continues to connect with The Fox School by mentoring and advising students; speaking at events; introducing employers to the school, resulting in internship, recruitment and hands-on learning opportunities; and providing financial support.

Rankings

Ranking
Business Week (Undergraduate/USA) 2008 94
Financial Times (MBA/Worldwide) 2009 53
US News (MBA/USA) 2010 55
Economist (MBA/Worldwide) 2008 95

Alter Hall

The Fox School opened a new $80 million Alter Hall in April of 2009. The new building was constructed using smart classroom design components and features a trading room and business simulation center, along with one of the longest stock tickers in the United States. [1]

Notable Alumni & Faculty

  • Dr. Rajiv D. Banker
  • Dr. Masaaki "Mike" Kotabe
  • Dr. Arvind V. Phatak

References

See also

Coordinates: 39°58′49″N 75°09′21″W / 39.9802865°N 75.1558247°W / 39.9802865; -75.1558247

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Fox School of Business at Temple University
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Established 1918
Type Business School
Academic staff 154 Full-time
Students 5,500
Location Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Campus Urban
Colors Cherry and White            
Website www.fox.temple.edu

The Fox School of Business is Temple University's business school. Located in Philadelphia Pennsylvania, the Fox School offers several specialized MBAs as well as several Masters and Phd programs, including finance and economics. With 5,500 students, and 154 full-time faculty, and over 42,000 graduates, it is the largest business school in the Philadelphia region. Dr. M. Moshe Porat is the current Dean of the school.

Established in 1918, The Richard J. Fox School of Business and Management name was conferred in 1999. In 1942, it added an MBA program, and by 1973 it was accredited by AACSB, the International Association for Management Education. The PhD program in Economics was established in 1976 and is now one of three accredited PhD programs at The Fox School.

Contents

History

With more than 5,500 students and 154 full-time faculty, The Fox School is the largest, most comprehensive business school in the Philadelphia region and among the largest in the world. Established in 1918, The Richard J. Fox School of Business and Management name was conferred in 1999. The School has a long history of innovation in education, introducing new curriculum and programs in advance of current business trends.

In 1942, it added an MBA program. By 1970, when the MBA became a vital tool for career development, the program was already well-known in the region. The continued expansion and strengthening of the program led to its accreditation in 1973 by AACSB, the International Association for Management Education. The PhD program in Economics was established in 1976 and is now one of three accredited PhD programs at The Fox School. Accreditation ensures that the school continually meets high standards in admissions policy, curricula, faculty, library and computer facilities, and educational innovation and technology.

With over 42,000 graduates, two-thirds of whom live and work in the Philadelphia metropolitan area, The Fox School is the primary source of management talent in the region. This important network of business associates continues to connect with The Fox School by mentoring and advising students; speaking at events; introducing employers to the school, resulting in internship, recruitment and hands-on learning opportunities; and providing financial support.

Rankings

Ranking
Business Week (Undergraduate/USA) 2008 94
Financial Times (MBA/Worldwide) 2009 53
US News (MBA/USA) 2010 55
Economist (MBA/Worldwide) 2008 95

Alter Hall

The Fox School opened a new $80 million Alter Hall in April of 2009. The new building was constructed using smart classroom design components and features a trading room and business simulation center, along with one of the longest stock tickers in the United States. [1]

Notable Alumni & Faculty

  • Dr. Rajiv D. Banker
  • Dr. Masaaki "Mike" Kotabe
  • Dr. Arvind V. Phatak
  • Dr. David Reeb
  • Dr. R. Jagadeesh
  • Dr. Jose Plehn-Dujowich

References

See also

Coordinates: 39°58′49″N 75°09′21″W / 39.9802865°N 75.1558247°W / 39.9802865; -75.1558247


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