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Hunter to Retire As Dean

Curt Hunter has announced that he will retire as dean of the Henry B. Tippie College of Business at the end of the 2011-2012 academic year. Hunter came to the College in July 2006.

 International Business Fair

News Briefs

Tippie Climbs in U.S. News Ranking

U.S. News Best Business SchoolsThe magazine's annual survey puts the Tippie MBA program at number 40, marking four consecutive years of improvement in this ranking

UI to Honor Stead with Honorary Degree

Jerre SteadTippie alumnus Jerre Stead (BBA65) will receive an honorary Ph.D. during this spring's commencement exercises.

Tippie to Offer Online Degree

Online DegreeStarting next fall, the Tippie College will offer a new online bachelor's degree in business management to students across the state.

Zipped-Through Ads Still Have Impact

Rob RouwenResearch by marketing lecturer Rob Rouwenhorst finds that fast forwarding through commercials doesn't entirely eliminate their influence upon the viewer.

Tippie in the News

Remembering Where He Came From
(Chronicle of Higher Education, Mar. 25)

Jay Sa-AaduTippie MBA associate dean Jay Sa-Aadu has helped build a financial infrastructure, including a stock exchange, for his home country of Ghana.

Running to Help Tippie Build
(Iowa City Press-Citizen, Apr. 2)

More than 100 runners took part in a 5K race to benefit the College's Habitat for Humanity project.


Upcoming Events

John Hughes Lecture Series:
Mary Vermeer Andringa

Wednesday, May 4
4:45-7:00 p.m.
Sheraton Hotel, Iowa City

Mary Vermeer AndringaMary Vermeer Andringa, president and CEO of Vermeer Corporation, will discuss Vermeer's global growth and focus on innovation and share her unique experiences and successes. Sponsored by the John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center and Hills Bank & Trust. Open to the public. Please register online by Friday, April 29.

Tippie MBA Alumni Connection

Wednesday, May 4
5:30-8:30 p.m.
Vesta Restaurant, Coralville

MBA alumni, current students, faculty, and staff are invited to network and listen to an expert panel discuss issues impacting business in Iowa. RSVP by May 1.

School of Management Commencement

Friday, May 13
10:00 a.m.
Marriott Hotel & Convention Center, Coralville

Graduate College Commencement

Saturday, May 14
3:00 p.m.
Carver-Hawkeye Arena

Tippie Undergraduate Commencement

Sunday, May 15
1:00-3:00 p.m.
Carver-Hawkeye Arena

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