Weatherhead At A Glance

Timeline

  • 1939 — School of Business Administration established
  • 1953 — Cleveland College relocated to University Circle; Cleveland College School of Business officially recognized by Western Reserve University
  • 1957 — First PhD in operations research in the world awarded by Case Institute of Technology
  • 1959 — Case Institute of Technology’s Engineering Administration Department named Department of Management Science
  • 1965 — First PhDs in organizational behavior in the world awarded by Case Institute of Technology
  • 1967 — Federation of Case Institute of Technology and Western Reserve University formed Case Western Reserve University
  • 1970 — Department of Management created
  • 1976 — Full-time MBA established
  • 1980 — School dedicated as the Weatherhead School of Management
  • 1988 — Enterprise Hall, Weatherhead’s first facility, completed
  • 1994 — George S. Dively Building, home of Weatherhead Executive Education, completed
  • 2002 — Peter B. Lewis Building completed

Weatherhead Firsts

  • First graduate disciplines in organizational behavior and operations research
  • World's first PhDs in organizational behavior and operations research
  • First competency-based MBA program in U.S. for leadership and emotional intelligence
  • Nation's first doctoral program for practicing executives
  • First to explore design principles for management innovation
  • First business school to introduce leadership assessment in its MBA curriculum

Notable Accomplishments

  • Appreciative inquiry invented at Weatherhead by David Cooperrider, PhD, Fairmount Minerals Professor of Social Entrepreneurship
  • Fowler Center for Sustainable Value founded in 2009
  • Department of Design & Innovation established through a merger of the Marketing and Policy Studies Department and the Information Systems Department in 2013

Degrees

People

  • Full-time faculty: 68 (71% tenured, 29% non-tenured); 91% PhD, 28.5% women, 37% international
  • Full-time staff: 83
  • Students: 1,211
  • Alumni: 17,000+

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