University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business

University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business

University of Washington - Michael G. Foster School of Business

Overview
Date Founded

1917

Headquarters

124 Mackenzie Hall,Seattle, WA 98105

Charitable Causes

Higher Education & Universities
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Company Description

University of Washington Michael G. Foster School of Business is the business school at the University of Washington, Seattle. It was founded in 1917 and is the second oldest institution of management education on the West Coast (behind the Haas School of Business). The school has nearly 46,000 alumni, and is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business and the European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS). The School is one of four U.S. business schools to earn the EQUIS. The school offers bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees. Enrollment each year is about 2,500 students in its undergraduate and graduate programs and over 1,000 working professionals in its executive education seminars and lifelong learning programs. Foster School of Business MBA program is ranked as 23rd in the nation by US News and 37th by Businessweek. An objective ranking of Faculty Scholarly Productivity Index by Academic Analytics ranks University of Washington #1 in research productivity in Business Administration and #8 in marketing.The Foster School's Custom Executive Education Programs are ranked fourth of their kind by The Economist. UW Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship is ranked fifth best in the country by Entrepreneur magazine.

Executives & Employees

Director-Business Center

Associate Director

Professor of Marketing

Visiting Professor

Professor of Finance

Lecturer

Adjunct Lecturer, MBA Course on Entrepreneurship

Lecturer of Entrepreneurship

Board of Directors

Co-Founder at Eloupes, Inc.

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Crowley Holdings, Inc.

Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer at Splunk, Inc.

Distinguished Alumni
Michelle Gass is now Director & Chief Executive Officer at Kohl's Corp.
Phyllis J. Campbell is now Chairman, Pacific Northwest Region at JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Christopher Boody is now General Manager of Services Division, Network Product & Services at Intel Corp.
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Non-Profit Donations & Grants Received
$18M
01/17/2008
$2M
02/24/2007
$4.5M
09/02/2006
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