The Consortium for Graduate Study in Management, a national nonprofit organization focused on diversity, equity and inclusion in graduate business education and American business, is proud to announce the addition of the 22nd university to its membership ranks: Stanford Graduate School of Business (GSB) at Stanford University. The Consortium’s Board of Trustees approved the school’s membership on February 8, 2022, which will be effective beginning July 1, 2022. The school will begin recruiting its first class in August of 2022.
The Consortium works with top-ranked MBA programs around the country to increase the ranks of underrepresented minorities in business education and corporate leadership and looks forward to working with Stanford to further advance this mission. Founded in 1925, Stanford GSB is one of the most selective business schools in the world.
“We are excited to welcome Stanford Graduate School of Business to our list of top-ranking member schools that are dedicated to advancing opportunities for underrepresented minorities in graduate business education and leadership,” said Consortium Executive Director & CEO Peter J. Aranda, III. “It is clear that Stanford GSB will be a passionate, dedicated and enthusiastic partner in the ultimate fulfillment of our mission. Likewise, we are confident that the partnership with The Consortium will positively enhance Stanford GSB’s diversity profile. We look forward to working with Dean Jonathan Levin and his team.”
“As an institution, we want to help shape a future where individuals have the same opportunity to thrive regardless of their background,” says Dean of Stanford Graduate School of Business Jonathan D. Levin. “We believe in attracting and supporting outstanding students from diverse backgrounds to enhance the learning environment at the GSB, and ultimately, to contribute principled and purposeful leadership to organizations around the world. We are excited to support and collaborate with The Consortium in the advancement of these goals.”
About Stanford Graduate School of Business
Stanford Graduate School of Business (GSB) is developing the next generation of principled global leaders. Since 1925, Stanford GSB has been delivering rigorous and experiential management education combined with personal development and leadership that has the power to change both careers and lives. Stanford GSB’s faculty are empowered to design and discover original research that pushes the boundaries of knowledge. The school’s diverse programs include the 2-year MBA program; 1-year Master of Science program for experienced leaders (MSx); PhD program; Executive Education; Stanford LEAD, an online certificate program; and Stanford Seed, a Stanford GSB-led initiative that partners with entrepreneurs in emerging markets to build thriving enterprises that transform lives.