A survey from the Graduate Management Admission Council shows that 85% of employers say they intend to hire MBA graduates this year, down from 91% who intended to make such hires last year. The trend may be attributed to growing entrepreneurship among MBA graduates as well as changing business hiring trends, data suggest.
A new GMAC Research white paper examines the URP recruitment success of for-profit programs and makes recommendations to nonprofit programs seeking to improve their applicant pool diversity. Access the report.
Some top business schools, including Harvard Business School and London Business School, will not submit data to be considered for a new ranking by Times Higher Education and The Wall Street Journal. David Simpson, director of admissions for the London Business School, says the school is concerned about asking alumni to respond to a growing number of surveys.
Some Indian Institutes of Management and other India business schools are adding ethics courses to their curricula following a series of business controversies in the country. School officials say they're adding more ethics-centered case studies to courses, seeking to teach students how to deal with ethical dilemmas.
Many higher-education leaders are "deeply concerned" about the effect on international students after the US Supreme Court this week affirmed the legality of a Trump administration travel ban. Ted Mitchell, president of the American Council on Education, says the ruling will "hamper our education and research enterprise and the overall US economy."
College and university leaders need to ensure that their student social media policies cover online harassment and security threats, so administrators can take needed action, writes Jennifer Brobst, an assistant professor at Southern Illinois University School of Law. In this commentary, she outlines how institutions can ensure that their policies comply with federal law.
Enforcement of a policy on prevailing wages by US Citizenship and Immigration Services is hampering the ability of medical and veterinary colleges to get H-1B visas for many of its residents. USCIS has agreed to go back to old prevailing wage requirements, Association of American Medical Colleges officials say, but some candidates who were rejected may need to reapply.
MBA graduates can prepare for interviews by reading material written by the CEOs of companies that interest them and be able to pitch their products better than in-house sales staff, writes author and leadership consultant Carmine Gallo. During interviews, candidates also should tell stories about how they successfully overcame challenges.