Monthly Archives: November 2017

Donald Jacobs, influential dean at Northwestern’s business school, dies at 90 (Article)

  Donald Jacobs pushed Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management into the upper echelon of business schools as Kellogg’s dean from 1975 until 2001. “This is the guy who literally put the Kellogg business school on the map,” said Harry Kraemer, a student of Jacobs’ in the 1970s, a former CEO of Baxter International Inc. and now an adjunct professor on

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Dean Jacobs

I am rarely at a loss for words, but I am this morning, so I will make this short. Dean Don Jacobs passed away yesterday morning. He was my teacher, my mentor, my colleague, and my friend. I first met him when I arrived at Northwestern Kellogg as a student in the Fall of 1977, and I immediately knew that

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