Cover Story: Wall Street Wizard
Tepper Takes B-School to the Big Leagues
According to one of his former students, Ken Dunn was always “ahead of his time” when he taught at the business school in the 1980s. Now, this former student wants to keep it that way. So he and his wife gave Carnegie Mellon the largest gift in its 104-year history—$55 million to the school of business, the second largest gift to any U.S. business school.
His name is David Tepper. That’s also the new name given to the Graduate School of Industrial Administration in recognition of the gift he and his wife, Marlene, gave to the business school that was originally founded by William Larimer Mellon in...
In This Issue
June 2004, Vol. 1, No. 2
Read about the transformation at the Tepper School of Business, part of a strategic initiative to advance the schoolï¿½s global reputation by owning the space where business and technology intersect. Three new deans are leading the way in computer science, engineering and public policy. Teams from Tepper take first and second prize in the Super Bowl of business competitions. And find out where some of the worldï¿½s rarest books can be found on the Pittsburgh campus.
Three of Carnegie Mellon University’s most prominent schools have new deans.
Graduation went global this year with ceremonies at Carnegie Mellon campuses in Greece and Pittsburgh.
When the eyes of the nation focused on Washington, D.C., Memorial Day weekend, they took in the splendor and magnificence of the seven-acre National World War II Memorial on the National Mall. But, what they didn't see was the principal artist behind this impressive tribute to American WWII veterans, Carnegie Mellon alumnus Raymond Kaskey (A’67).