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Op-ed: Coronavirus hits home for business schools

Although my office in Watertown is situated thousands of miles away from the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak, the business school leaders I work with are feeling the ripple effect of this week’s cancellation of several exams that Chinese students need to take in order Read More

Award-winning Educator Dr. Shannon Deer Named to BusinessCAS™ Advisory Board

As her institution, Texas A&M University, joins the BusinessCAS community, Dr. Deer will add her expertise to the preeminent solution for GME admissions and enrollment WATERTOWN, Mass. (January 29, 2020) — Liaison International has announced the addition of Dr. Shannon Deer, assistant dean of graduate Read More

Charting a road map toward greater graduate school enrollment | Opinion

The recent decline in international student applications and enrollment in graduate schools is nothing less than shocking. Read More

Beyond The Numbers: Where Business School Meets College Football

As a University of Michigan alum and the former director of admission at that institution’s medical school, I’m still reeling from the 56-27 thrashing that marked the Wolverines’ eighth straight loss to their college football archrival, the Ohio State University Buckeyes. Read More

Op-ed: Business schools must look at student, employer market

By now, it’s not exactly breaking news that graduate management education programs in the United States are struggling with shrinking applicant pools. What’s noteworthy, however, is the way forward-thinking GME program directors and admissions professionals are responding to enrollment challenges at their institutions and identifying Read More

What Business School Leaders Can Learn from the Dairy Farmers

In this era of declining applications and shifting demographics in graduate management education (GME), it’s incumbent upon business schools to leave no stone unturned in their search for creative solutions that support recruitment efforts. Such a process includes looking at the methods that other industries Read More

Women Make Strides in MBA Classrooms, But Progress Remains Elusive in the Workplace

By now, virtually every stakeholder in the world of graduate management education (GME) is well aware of the overall decline in the number of applications to MBA programs in recent years, and the even sharper drop in international applicants to American programs. Read More

Despite Severe Funding Cuts, Kentucky’s College Can Do More with Less

Among the various agenda items set to reach his desk, Gov.-elect Andy Beshear will soon face the prospect of one of the country’s grimmest outlooks when it comes to funding for higher education. Read More

An Open Letter to B-School Deans on MBA App Declines

Robert Ruiz, Managing Director of BusinessCAS at Liaison International, has penned the following letter to 50 U.S. business school deans in response to their own recent letter to American leaders on the current crisis in international student enrollment. Read More

Liaison’s EngineeringCAS™ Now Serves More Than 1,000 Programs, Offers Scholarships

The only Centralized Application Service (CAS™) for graduate engineering programs significantly reduces time to decision and manual administrative tasks, helping revolutionize the pre-decision process WATERTOWN, Mass. (October 28, 2019) – Liaison International, the leader in admissions management and enrollment marketing solutions for higher education, today Read More

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