Higher Education

Learning to be a Chief Learning Officer

The Graduate School of Education’s Chief Learning Officer program has a new director, Raghu Krishnamoorthy. The program gives working executives new skills, connections, and expertise to become scholar-practitioners.

Louisa Shepard

Affirmative action in higher ed

Cara McClellan of the Law School’s Advocacy for Racial and Civil Justice Clinic explains what’s at stake in the Supreme Court case over Harvard’s affirmative action policy.

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In the News

The New York Times

Have the anticapitalists reached Harvard Business School?

Witold Henisz of the Wharton School says that Wharton’s shift towards progressive courses like Kevin Werbach’s “Responsibility in Business” is a matter of economics, not ideology.


Philadelphia Business Journal

Starting salaries for Wharton MBA grads are higher than ever as school’s tech pipeline grows

Penn’s MBA Careers Report shows that 99% of the Wharton School’s MBA graduates have full-time job offers, with a median starting salary of $175,000, the highest ever.


Philadelphia Inquirer

Affirmative action is about diversity. But campuses won’t allow diverse opinions about it

In an Op-Ed, Jonathan Zimmerman of the Graduate School of Education urges universities to encourage open and honest dialogues about affirmative action.


Hindustan Times (Delhi)

Wharton Executive Education launches the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) Program

The Wharton School’s new Chief Technology Officer Program is designed to prepare tech professionals for the structural and strategic challenges of technological architecture.


Times Higher Education

Europe is ahead of the U.S. on gender equity. So why is abuse in HE rife?

In an opinion piece, Susan B. Sorenson of the School of Social Policy & Practice contrasts Europe’s pronounced efforts to reduce gender inequality with recent studies which find alarming rates of gender-based violence in European universities.


Poets & Quants

At Wharton, building a new Coalition for Equity & Opportunity

A profile examines the career of Kenneth Shropshire and his vision for the Wharton School’s new Coalition for Equity & Opportunity.