Fuqua Dean signs on for a new term & Harvard Lawrence Summers endures potential academic recall.
Breeden Reappointed Dean of Fuqua School of Business Breeden said he hopes to continue to undertake initiatives such as a new classroom, library and research facility to further accommodate Fuqua's growth Note to editors: A photo of Dean Breeden is available here .
Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2005 | DURHAM, N.C. -- Douglas T. Breeden, dean of Duke University's Fuqua School of Business since 2001, has been reappointed to a second five-year term as dean, Provost Peter Lange announced Wednesday. Lange said he and President Richard H. Brodhead were pleased Breeden would serve another term.
"Doug has done a superb job in leading Fuqua as it has grown the past four years," Lange said. "Under his leadership, Fuqua has attracted a number of top scholars who not only contribute to the strategic goals of the business school, but to the university's strategic priorities as well.
"Fuqua also has developed a dual-degree program in executive education with Frankfurt University's Goethe Business School, which supports Fuquas reputation as a world leader in business education, as well as several top-notch academic research centers," Lange said.
During Breeden's tenure, the Fuqua faculty has expanded to 98 and its Daytime MBA program has added a sixth section to bring Fuqua's full-time enrollment to more than 800 students. Academic research centers added in the past four years include the Center for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship (CASE) and, most recently, the Fuqua/Coach K Center of Leadership and Ethics (COLE). COLE's faculty includes Duke mens basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski as an executive-in-residence.
Fuqua's Health Sector Management program has grown rapidly in a joint effort with the Duke Medical School and "is arguably one of the top such programs in the world," Breeden said.
During his second term, Breeden said he hopes to continue to undertake initiatives such as a new classroom, library and research facility to further accommodate the growth Fuqua has experienced in recent years.
Lawrence Summers, according to Wall Street Journal survived a meeting with the academic board at Harvard of "no-confidence". Basically, it's like a recall option for profs at Harvard to pull out the President if they don't like what he/she is doing. They had a vote and survived. Man... do you think he's going to stay in his position long now? Would you like your job if your team voted to see if they wanted you in or out? I wouldn't. I doubt he'll stay much longer.