GSM Graduate Programs Fund

The Graduate Programs Fund makes possible alumni initiatives and promotes educational innovations that help attract top students and, in turn, increase the value of a Graduate School of Management degree. Gifts to the Graduate Programs Fund support:

  • Graduate scholarships
  • The Alumni Link, which includes an online alumni directory
  • A quarterly e-mail alumni newsletter
  • Nationwide GSM alumni networking and social events
  • New graduate programs and curricular advancement, such as the MS·MBA program
  • Niche MBA programs, including the Public NonProfit Management program, the Health Sector Management program, and the professional evening MBA program.
  • Innovations in business education, such as the MBA Writing Mentoring Program
  • Up-to-date software for the GSM computer labs and library
  • New corporate outreach professionals in the Feld Career Center
  • Ongoing alumni career services and additional career counseling services
  • The Distinguished Executive Lecture Series
  • Net Impact (formerly Students for Responsible Business) Case Competition, Symposium (formerly e-Day), and other business symposia
  • Conferences such as the Women’s Leadership Forum
  • Faculty research, including the Junior Faculty Research Fund
  • Faculty department seminars and the hiring of research assistants
  • School research centers: the Systems Research Center, Human Resources Policy Institute, and BUILDE (BU Institute for Leading in a Dynamic Economy)
  • New School-wide marketing initiatives aimed at accelerating the School’s climb in rankings