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NU’s Kellogg selects site for new building

By Dawn Rhodes | The new site for Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management will concentrate the school’s resources in one place and potentially open a central location for its student center, according to university officials.

The Board of Trustees approved Thursday’s proposal to put the new building on the northeast part of campus, between the James L. Allen center, which houses the Executive Education Center, and Lakeside Fields where the lacrosse, soccer and field hockey teams play. Currently, a parking lot occupies that space. Get the full story »

New Kellogg dean buys $885K Evanston home

ELITE STREET | By Bob Goldsborough | Sally Blount, Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management’s new dean, has paid $885,000 for a six-bedroom brick Georgian-style house in Evanston. Blount joined Kellogg in July after serving as a dean at New York University. Get the full story »

Kellogg falls to 5th in WSJ executive MBA rankings

Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management slipped to fifth place in the Wall Street Journal’s second executive MBA rankings, released today.

The program was top ranked when the Journal issued its first executive MBA rankings in 2008. It’s also the second-most expensive program in the top 25, with a total cost of $153,900, behind Wharton, at $167,250. Get the full story »

Kellogg study: Listen to your elders

Just about every family has one: An elderly aunt, uncle or grandparent who blurts out uncomfortably blunt advice. Well, stop cringing and start listening. At least that’s the finding of a study released today by a visiting researcher at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.

Some older adults’ declining ability to control their responses can bring about a higher quality of advice, according Evan Apfelbaum, the lead author, who is a visiting assistant professor of management and organizations at Kellogg. Get the full story »

Former Kellogg dean headed for Insead

From the Financial Times | Dipak Jain, the former dean of the Kellogg graduate school of business at Northwestern University, has been tapped to become the dean of Insead, an international business school with campuses in France, Singapore and Abu Dhabi. A vote on whether to approve his appointment by both the board of the school and the faculty on two campuses is expected to be completed in the next couple of weeks. Jain has been a consultant at the law firm DLA Piper since April.