No one wants to talk

More and more news items are appearing about the roadblock at the systemwide Academic Senate to the Anderson School's MBA self-sufficiency funding plan. The LA Times has now picked up the story:...Allison Holmes, an Anderson school spokeswoman and assistant dean, said Tuesday that the school was looking at the implications of the committee ruling and … Continue reading No one wants to talk

More Info on the Rejection of the Anderson Self-Sufficiency Plan

The systemwide Academic Senate rejection of the UCLA Anderson School’s self-sufficiency funding plan appears in the letter you can read at the link below.  A prior post on this blog indicated that there was a rejection.  However, the Coordinating Committee on Graduate Affairs (CCGA) defends its rejection as a technical interpretation of existing UC policy … Continue reading More Info on the Rejection of the Anderson Self-Sufficiency Plan

The Approval of the Self-Sustaining MBA Seems to be Unsustainable

The Daily Bruin is reporting in an article dated 8/31/12 that the on-again-off-again move towards a “self sufficient” MBA program is off again:A UC Academic Senate committee voted to suspend their review of the Anderson School of Management’s proposal to become financially self-supporting, according to a memo sent to the school today.  …The proposal passed … Continue reading The Approval of the Self-Sustaining MBA Seems to be Unsustainable

Catching Up: Radio Interview on Anderson MBA Self Support

This past Monday, Dean Judy Olian of the UCLA Anderson School of Management was interviewed on KCRW’s Warren Olney on the program “Which Way LA?” concerning the vote of the Legislative Assembly to endorse the plan of moving the regular MBA to a “self support” model.  Also interviewed was Prof. Anthony Carnevale of Georgetown University.  … Continue reading Catching Up: Radio Interview on Anderson MBA Self Support

Board to U-VA President: Here’s Your Hat; What’s Your Hurry?

Inside Higher Ed today carries a lengthy article today on the dismissal of the president of the University of Virginia (after only a two-year term) by its equivalent of the Regents - known there as the Board of Visitors. (Technically, she agreed to resign.) U-VA has often been paired with the U of Michigan for … Continue reading Board to U-VA President: Here’s Your Hat; What’s Your Hurry?

Aftershocks

There continue to be aftershocks to the Legislative Assembly's decision to override the Graduate Council and endorse the Anderson School's self support plan in the form of additional news articles since our earlier posting on this decision.  Below are some examples and links.  Only one - in The Nation - expresses concern.  The others are … Continue reading Aftershocks

Update: Anderson MBA Self Sufficiency Proposal Passes Legislative Assembly

An earlier post today noted the interest of the LA Times in the Legislative Assembly's vote on whether to override the Graduate Council's decision rejecting the proposed MBA self sufficiency funding model.Probably, the vote will be reported in the LA Times and the Bruin tomorrow.  But below is a message from the Anderson School dean announcing … Continue reading Update: Anderson MBA Self Sufficiency Proposal Passes Legislative Assembly