Tag Archives: COB

Students express concern with internship program

JEFF STANICH STAFF REPORTER Butler University’s College of Business is known as one of the best in the country in multiple categories. Bloomberg Businessweek distinguishes the internship program as the 12th-best in the nation, according to the COB section of Butler’s website. However, some students don’t believe the college deserves this high ranking. Several seniors

COB dean Williams to step down

JOE PERIN STAFF REPORTER College of Business Dean Chuck Williams will step down on May 31, 2014, after six years as the head of the college. Williams is leaving Butler University after helping the COB gain national recognition for its internship program, high national ranking and high graduate job placement. Williams said the average business

Senate tables new COB major

The Faculty Senate is currently looking at a motion to either pass the College of Business’s prospective new major, Entrepreneurship and Innovation, or revise the major’s curriculum. Senators discussed the new major at the Oct. 2 meeting. Faculty members from multiple colleges expressed concern with the curriculum, most specifically the electives offered for the major

INTERNSHIPS IN SPOTLIGHT | Business program No. 2 in US

The College of Business was recently ranked No. 2 in undergraduate internships by Bloomberg Businessweek, and the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences is trying to make it easier for its undergraduates to gain experiential learning. Programs differ around the university, but seek the end goal of helping students become more qualified and competitive for

Danko looks to learn about university structure through campus interviews

Butler University President Jim Danko has held 19 informational meetings and tours with university administrators and faculty to “immerse” himself into Butler’s community and academic affairs. These meetings included visiting the six academic colleges and talking with the provost, associate provosts and representatives from the administrative departments. Danko had the head of each department send

Deans, provost collaborate as they await new colleague

Editor’s Note: Stavitsky has since removed his name from consideration because he accepted another offer. Open sessions with Stavitsky are canceled. College of Communication dean candidates begin arriving on campus next week for open sessions. When they do, they will find a university that has a busy community of existing deans. They’re teaching courses, working