2022 PRESS RELEASES
Villanova, Pa., August 1, 2022 - Rabih Moussawi, PhD, associate professor, Finance & Real Estate, has been named the Katherine M. and Richard J. Salisbury Jr. Endowed Professor in Finance. This professorship, named in honor of Richard J. Salisbury, Jr. '58 VSB and his mother, Katherine, enhances the quality of scholarship within the Villanova School of Business (VSB).
Villanova School of Business Dean Joyce E. A. Russell, PhD, Elected Chair of AACSB’s Women Administrators in Management Education Group
Villanova, Pa., July 1, 2022—Joyce E. A. Russell, PhD, The Helen and William O’Toole Dean of VSB, has been elected chair of the Women Administrators in Management Education (WAME). WAME is an affinity group within the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) that includes women business education leaders such as: female deans, associate deans, assistant deans, program directors, center directors, and academic department chairs and seeks to “transform business schools and business education.”
Villanova, Pa., May 26, 2022 – Villanova School of Business (VSB) was selected as a winner of five 2022 Hermes Creative Awards administered by the Association of Marketing and Communications Professionals (AMCP). AMCP judges are industry professionals who look for companies and individuals whose talent exceeds a high standard of excellence and whose work serves as a benchmark for the industry.
Study by Corinne Post, PhD, measures how appointing women into the C-suite influences innovation via M&As, R&D
Villanova, Pa., May 2, 2021 - What changes take place when women enter the C-suite? According to a new study, adding female executives changes how the C-suite thinks about and pursues innovation. When female appointees join top management teams, the C-suite’s way of thinking changes in two ways to become more open to change and less risk-seeking. As a result of these changes in thinking, firms rely less on an acquisitive approach (e.g. performed fewer M&As) and more on building their innovative capabilities internally (e.g. invested more in R&D).
Villanova, Pa., April 28, 2022 – The Villanova School of Business (VSB) was selected as a winner of four awards from industry evaluators of creative excellence in marketing and communications.
The Villanova School of Business Has Achieved an Extension of Accreditation Through AACSB International
Villanova, Pa., April 20, 2022 – The Villanova School of Business (VSB) has achieved an extension of accreditation through AACSB International—The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) for both business and accounting degree programs offered by VSB.
Herbert G. Rammrath ’57 Selected as the 2022 Recipient of the Bartley Medallion of the Villanova School of Business
Villanova, Pa., April 16, 2022 - The Villanova School of Business (VSB) has selected Herbert G. Rammrath ‘57 as the 2022 recipient of The Rev. Joseph C. Bartley, OSA Alumni Medallion. The Bartley Medallion is the highest distinction VSB can bestow to an alumnus/a, and is awarded annually to recognize alumni who have distinguished themselves in their careers while also demonstrating extraordinary service to their communities and to VSB.
Villanova, PA, April 5, 2022 - Two Villanova School of Business (VSB) students – Maria Espinoza ‘22 VSB and Austin Glass ‘22 VSB – were selected as Poets & Quants for Undergrads 100 Best & Brightest Business Majors of 2022. Poets & Quants chose 100 students from around the nation who use their skills to impact business in creative ways and who are poised to be the future leaders of the business world.
Villanova, Pa. January 27, 2022 – The Villanova School of Business (VSB) is pleased to announce that the VSB undergraduate program has been ranked among the top ten business programs in the nation by Poets&Quants for Undergrads, securing the #9 spot. VSB performed exceptionally well in the admissions category, achieving the #8 spot.
Villanova School of Business Online MBA and Graduate Business Programs Rank highly in U.S. News & World Report
Villanova, Pa., January 25, 2022 – The Villanova School of Business (VSB) was ranked among top schools in the annual U.S. News & World Report Best Online Graduate Business Programs, and the Best Online MBA rankings, earning the #5 and #16 spots respectively.