New Haven, Conn., August 15, 2005—Shyam Sunder, the James L. Frank Professor of Accounting, Economics and Finance at the Yale School of Management, has been named president-elect of the American Accounting Association. This is a three-year appointment to the Association's Executive Committee. His post as president begins in August 2006.
New Haven, Conn., August 1, 2005—The charter class of the Yale MBA for Executives: Leadership in Healthcare program begin their first academic term today at the Yale School of Management. Leadership in Healthcare is the first degree program to be offered by the Yale School of Management on a schedule tailored to the needs of working executives.
Yale has embraced internationalization of the University as a major strategic initiative and key priority. The International and Special Programs (ISP) at Yale SOM reflect this university-wide initiative.
New Haven, Conn.—Graduates of the Yale School of Management Class of 2005 can add a new accomplishment to their already impressive résumés: record breaker. In making their class gift to the school, a tradition of each graduating class, they set a new record for participation. Eighty-one percent of the Class of '05 pledged their support, raising a total of $167,695.
As soon as news of the tragic events in Britain was received last week, the CDO and other Yale SOM staff began contacting or trying to contact SOM students and alumni known to be living and working in London. We are delighted and relieved to report that all Class of 2006 students who have internships in London this summer are safe, and we have received no reports to date of any SOM alumni being affected.
Martin Shubik received the Award for Lifetime Contribution to Simulation and Gaming from the International Simulation and Gaming Society. The award was presented to Professor Shubik at the society's annual international meetings held in Atlanta, July 21-27.