Morgan Spurlock

Academy Award-nominated documentary filmmaker Morgan Spurlock meets with students interested in entreprenuership prior to his talk at the Purdue Series on Corporate Citiizenship and Ethics in December. The event was hosted by the Krannert School of Management and the College of Education's James F. Ackerman Center for Democratic Citizenship. (Photo by Mark Simons)

News Briefs

J.R. Martinez to keynote Leadership Speakers Series

J.R. Martinez

J.R. Martinez, an Iraq War veteran, actor and winner of ABC’s “Dancing With The Stars” will keynote the annual Krannert Leadership Speakers Series on October 11, 2012. For information on purchasing tickets or sponsorships, visit Krannert’s events calendar or contact Tim Newton, the school’s director of external relations.

Purdue approves naming student-athlete facility for Brees

The University’s Board of Trustees has approved renaming the Intercollegiate Athletics Facility (IAF) the Drew and Brittany Brees Student-Athlete Academic Center.

As a Purdue senior and starting quarterback, Drew Brees (BSIM ’01) was named the Academic All-American of the Year. During the Mackey Arena renovation capital campaign, the New Orleans Saints' quarterback and his wife, Brittany, made a $2 million gift designed to help future generations of student-athletes succeed academically. More…

EMBA program revises curriculum, accepting applications

The Krannert School has revised the curriculum of its Executive MBA (EMBA) program to better meet executive needs and is still accepting applications for its next class.

Benefits for participants starting in September 2012 include a reduced core that allows students to customize their plans of study; select electives tailored to their specific goals; the integration of online material with nine weeks of residency at Purdue and in China, and continued interaction with world-class faculty. More…

Registration still open for AMP program

Applied Management Principles (AMP), Krannert’s two-week certificate program tailored especially for working professionals, still has limited openings for this year’s class beginning May 14, 2012. The program covers general management skills and expands on key topics required for success in today’s business environment. More…

Krannert undergrads among top targets of recruiters

Job recruiters ranked Purdue’s Krannert School of Management third in a 2012 Bloomberg Businessweek national survey of undergraduate business schools. The survey asked recruiters, among other criteria, which programs turned out the best graduates, which schools have the most innovative curricula, and which have the most effective career services areas. More…

Krannert grad-level majors ranked in top 25

Eduniversal, a European-based online higher education selection tool, ranked twelve graduate-level majors offered by Purdue’s Krannert School in the top 25 in the United States and Canada. Its business school rankings are based on program reputation, graduates' beginning salary and student satisfaction. More…

MBA program improves in Financial Times rankings

Purdue University's Krannert School of Management MBA program has been ranked 12th among U.S. public colleges and universities by Financial Times. The program was ranked 17th among U.S. public schools last year. More…

School memorializes former dean Keith Smith

The Krannert School held a memorial reception earlier this year for Keith Smith, former dean and professor emeritus of finance, who died Oct. 2, 2011, at the age of 74.

Smith was dean at Krannert from 1979 to 1983, where he was instrumental in creating the Krannert Center for Executive Education and Research. He is survived by his wife, Jane; two daughters, Jamie Ferency and Julie Harney; one stepdaughter; and three grandchildren.