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Belk College Annual Report 2014-2015
Development and launch of the Women in Business Initiative, funded by MetLife Foundation Continued growth of Babson Capital/UNC Charlotte Economic Forecast New undergraduate concentration in Business Analytics and Belk Scholars Program in Business Analytics National rankings for part-time MBA program (#20 by Businessweek in fall 2015) Launch and growth of Executive Education Alumni events with Northwestern Mutual, TIAA-CREF and BB&T Partner events including Fixed Income conference (USC), Private Equity Capital symposium (ULI), Emerging Business Leaders (Chamber) 2â€ƒ Belk College Annual Report |
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PUBLICATIONS Overall, the faculty members published, or had accepted for publication, 119 papers during the 2014 calendar year.
NAMED PROFESSORS AND CHAIRS Babson Capital Professor of Financial Economics:
RESEARCH IN TOP JOURNALS
Belk Endowed Scholar in Business Innovation:
Justin W. Webb
Faculty members have published in the following top journals over the past year.
Belk Distinguished Professor in Business Administration:
Auditing: A Journal of Theory and Practice Entrepreneurship: Theory and Practice European Journal of Information Systems European Journal of Operations Research Games and Economic Behavior Human Resource Management Information Systems Research Journal of Applied Psychology Journal of Banking and Finance Journal of Corporate Finance Journal of Finance Journal of Health Economics Journal of Management Information Systems Journal of Management Journal of Money, Credit and Banking Journal of Operations Management Journal of Retailing Organizational Research Methods Quarterly Journal of Economics
Big Five Professorship in Accounting:
John Crosland, Sr. Distinguished Chair in Real Estate and Development:
Charles Cullen Professorship in Marketing:
Rush S. Dickson Professor of Finance:
Tao-Hsien Dolly King
Distinguished Insurance Professorship:
Torrence E. Hemby, Sr. Distinguished Professor in Banking:
Addison H. & Gertrude C. Reese Endowed Chair in International Business:
Jule and Marguerite Surtman Distinguished Professorship in Business Ethics:
Denis G. Arnold
Externally funded research:
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TOTAL FULL-TIME FACULTY
Belk College Annual Report 2014-2015 UNDERGRADUATE ENROLLMENT 2014-2015 Total:
Total number of bachelor’s degrees conferred Male:
DEGREES AND MAJORS Bachelor of Science in Accounting
B.S. degree Pre-Accounting Finance International Business Management
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
Management Information Systems Marketing Operations & Supply Chain Management Entrepreneurship certificate Pre-BSBA
Bachelor of Science in Economics
B.S. degree Pre-Economics
COST OF EDUCATION (FULL-TIME STUDENTS) Undergraduate degree program academic year tuition and required fees (for ACADEMIC YEAR only)
Out of state:
INTERNSHIPS 171 undergraduate students participated in an internship for credit; 69% were paid. Pay range is $6.25 - $29 an hour, median = $15/hr Average hours = 35/week over summer and 14.8/week over semester
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Employers hosting multiple interns = Bank of America, BDO, Fastenal, Hornets, Northwestern Mutual, SABIC, Target, TIAA-CREF, Wells Fargo, MetLife
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BHP student graduates
BHP student placement upon graduation in 2014-2015 Bank of America (3) Burchett Financial Services Fulbright Scholars Lowe’s
UNC Charlotte Master of Accountancy program UNC Charlotte Master in Economics program UNC School of Medicine Washington Real Estate Investment Trust
DIVERSITY OF UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMS
WOMEN IN BUSINESS INITIATIVE In late January 2015, MetLife Foundation and the Belk College of Business announced a partnership to establish the Women in Business Initiative.
Key accomplishments in 2015: 476
Support received from MetLife Foundation
Program leadership selected - Dr. Pat Mynatt dvisory Board created - 5 members of the A business community aculty consultancy created - 3 faculty members F with areas of study relevant to the initiative tudent Ambassador Board created - 10 female and S male students selected for 2015-2016 academic year Mission statement and purpose adopted by parties Programming and themes identified for 2015-2016
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BUSINESS HONORS PROGRAM
Belk College Annual Report 2014-2015 GRADUATE PROGRAM ENROLLMENT
American Indian Asian
* This total does not include Data Science and Business Analytics, Public Policy or Organizational Science.
MBA - U.S.
With more than 250 regional energy corporations
MBA - MEXICO
in the region, UNC Charlotte’s Belk College of Business is the only program in the nation to offer a concentration in electrical energy that helps provide the industry with a talented workforce.
Upon completion of the program, students receive two M.B.A. degrees: one from Tecnológico de Monterrey Campus Monterrey and another from The University of North Carolina at Charlotte, plus a certificate in Global Business and Strategy jointly issued from EGADE and the Belk College.
MBA U.S. enrollment
MBA degrees conferred
MBA Mexico enrollment
COST OF MBA EDUCATION MBA degree total program tuition and required fees (TOTAL PROGRAM COSTS from initial enrollment through graduation):
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Out of state:
Belk College Annual Report 2014-2015 PROFESSIONAL SCIENCE MASTER’S IN DATA SCIENCE AND BUSINESS ANALYTICS *
100% of students are employed within 9 months of graduation.
Graduates are in high demand with 1.5 million positions
Master of Economics enrollment
needed for data-savvy managers nationally.
Master of Economics degrees conferred
MASTER OF SCIENCE IN MATHEMATICAL FINANCE
Ranked in the top 25 Mathematical Finance Programs in the nation by The Financial Engineer.
Master of Math Finance enrollment
Master of Math Finance degrees conferred
MASTER OF SCIENCE IN ACCOUNTANCY
CPA exam pass rate was 93% (in 2014). The employment rate of graduating students was also 93%.
Master in Accountancy enrollment
Master in Accountancy degrees conferred
* Includes certificate students.
MASTER OF SCIENCE IN REAL ESTATE *
67% of MS in Real Estate students receive scholarships. Real Estate enrollment
Master of Real Estate degrees conferred
The program had a 100% placement rate and completed a substantial curriculum revision that incorporated feedback from the Center for Real Estate Advisory Board.
MASTER OF SCIENCE IN REAL ESTATE
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MASTER OF SCIENCE IN ECONOMICS
Belk College Annual Report 2014-2015 BUSINESS Ph.D. - FINANCE SAMPLE STUDENT PRESENTATIONS
Junya Jiang presented a research paper at the Midwest
Finance Association Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL in March 2015. Lulu Li presented a paper entitled “Do Conglomerate Bonds Outperform Standalone Bonds?” at the Midwest Finance Association Meeting held in Chicago, IL in March 2015. Kate Panttser presented a research paper at the Midwest Finance Association Meeting held in Chicago, IL in March 2015. Lulu Li presented a paper entitled “Dividend Payout Policy and Institutional Investors Ownership: Theory and Empirical Evidence” at the Financial Management Association Meetings that were held in Nashville, TN in October 2014. Kate Panttser presented a paper entitled “The Bank Capital: An Insurance Perspective” at the Financial Management Association Meetings that were held in Nashville, TN in October 2014.
Business Ph.D. enrollment
Business Ph.D. degrees conferred
PUBLIC POLICY Ph.D. SAMPLE STUDENT PRESENTATIONS Dr. Peter Schwarz presented co-authored work with Public Policy student Gwen Gill, “Estimating the Effects of Brownfields and Brownfield Remediation on Property Values in a New South City,” at the World Congress of Environmental and Natural Resource Economists. Gwen Gill presented a paper entitled “Cost Effectiveness of Wearing a Motorcycle Helmet in Preventing Death or Series Injury” at the American Public Health Association Conference.
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Jennie Weinke worked with faculty members Steve Billings and Jennifer Troyer to estimate the annual cost of domestic violence in North Carolina.
Public Policy Ph.D. enrollment
Public Policy Ph.D. degrees conferred
ORGANIZATIONAL SCIENCE Ph.D.
The Volunteer Program SAMPLE STUDENT PUBLICATIONS Loignon, A.C., Kellermanns, F.W., Assessment (VPA) is a cutting-edge and innovative Eddleston, K., & Kidwell, volunteer assessment R. (2015). Exchange system maintained by relationships among family firm Organizational Science. leaders and family employees: vpa.uncc.edu Implications for strategic planning and firm performance. Myers, H., Shanock, L., Heggestad, E., Long, S., & Ordonez, Z. (2015). Hispanics’ Interactions with supervisors: Implications for interpersonal justice. Frevert, T. K., Culbertson, S. S., & Huffman, A. H. (2015). Exploring the double-jeopardy effect: The importance of gender and race in work-family research. In M. Mills (Ed.), Gender and the work-family experience: An intersection of two domains (pp. 57-76). Springer.
Organizational Science Ph.D. enrollment
Organizational Science Ph.D. degrees conferred
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Executive Education’s mission is to become a recognized executive education provider of integrated learning solutions for senior leaders and organizations, offering design, creation, delivery, management and measurement of programs that develop talent and deliver results.
Samples of companies participating in open enrollment programs: Arts and Science Council ATI Specialty Materials BMI Energy Management Cardinal Partners Charlotte Chamber of Commerce Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority
DATATECH Information Services, Inc. Duke Energy Ingersoll Rand KPMG LLP Lowe’s MetLife
Roach Research TIAA-CREF United Way Zapata, Inc.
GLOBAL PARTNERSHIPS Copenhagen Business School Dual-degree master’s program in economics EGADE Business School, Tecnológico de Monterrey Dual MBA, Charlotte summer program Kingston University Student and faculty exchange Lyon Trois University Doctoral student exchange, January research program University of Duisburg-Essen Student exchange Visiting scholars George Saridakis, Kingston University (England) Deborah Anderson, Kingston University (England) Rebecca Lees, Kingston University (England) Bong K. Yoon, Korea National Defense University (Korea) Olivia Ezeobi, Stellenbosch University (South Africa) Liezl Nieuwoudt, Stellenbosch University (South Africa) Maria Lopez Fernandez, University of Cantabria (Spain) Dieter Cassel, University of Duisburg-Essen (Germany)
Study abroad student scholarship support Faculty Led Spring Break Programs Economics of Poverty: Brazilian Edition Global Marketing Practicum in Brazil Global Marketing in Taiwan and Hong Kong Faculty Led Summer Programs Doing Business in Central Europe BCOB Study Abroad in Italy
(with University of Tennessee) Business, Banking, and Finance in Spain Switzerland International Insurance Study Program International Real Estate Study Tour in Turkey London International Insurance Study Program (fall)
Under the direction of Dr. John Connaughton, the UNC Charlotte Economic Forecast has provided invaluable economic data for North Carolina since 1981. Babson Capital Management joined the Forecast as a sponsor in 2010. The Belk College of Business hosts a quarterly luncheon and press conference for the business community and the media.
BABSON CAPITAL/ UNC CHARLOTTE ECONOMIC FORECAST
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EXECUTIVE EDUCATION PARTNERSHIPS
Belk College Annual Report 2014-2015 2015 ALUMNI COUNCIL Megan Bailey ‘08 B.S.B.A. Marketing, Regus
Dustin Long Bank of America
Anne Bateman ‘08 B.S. Economics/Psychology, Pearl Meyer & Partners (Vice-Chair)
Mark Joyce ‘82 B.S.B.A. Business Administration, Real Estate
Kirk Beatty ‘87 B.S. Comp Science, ’10 MBA, DATATECH Information Services, Inc. H. Parry Bliss, Jr. ‘69 B.S. Accounting Jon Bowman ‘94 B.S.B.A. Business Administration, PostMark, Inc. Tyler Brandt ’14 M.S. Real Estate, Murphy USA Harvey Brown ‘78 B.A. Business Administration, Ascension Insurance Agency, Inc. Gerald Burgess ‘12 B.S.B.A. International Business, Management, McFarland Construction Inc.
AS OF MAY 2015:
Nick Kendall ‘00 B.S. Accounting/Political Science, Johnston Allison & Hord, PA
Chuck Kistler ‘06 B.S. Economics/Finance, TIAA-CREF Brooke McLean ‘14 B.S.B.A. Finance, Northwestern Mutual Andrew Morton ‘11 B.S.B.A. Marketing, Taxi USA, LLC Britt Nunn ‘16 B.S.B.A. Finance, UNC Charlotte student
Brad Clinard ‘09 B.S. Economics, Wells Fargo Advisors
Tim Ralston ‘09 B.S.B.A. Finance, TIAA-CREF (Chair)
Mark Collard ‘89 Business Administration, Douglas C. Collard Foundation
Joseph Rinaldi ‘07 B.S.B.A. Finance, Bank of America
Brian Duggan ‘94 B.S.B.A. Business, Wells Fargo (Secretary)
Daniel Robertson ’13 M.S. Real Estate, CBRE
Fabian Elliott ‘12 B.S.B.A. Marketing, Google
Amanda Self ‘07 B.A. Political Science, BB&T Insurance Services Inc.
Josh Elmore ‘05 Mass Media Communications, SeedSpark Tina Enrique ‘12 MBA, Piedmont Healthcare Jon Ferrer ‘10 B.S.B.A. Finance, Bank of America Rick Ferretti ‘98 B.A. Communications, Ascendo Resources Jeannette Freedman ‘14 MBA, TIAA-CREF Louise Fuller ‘09 MBA, PricewaterhouseCoopers Phil Hains ‘85 B.A. Business Administration, First Citizens Bankshares Inc. (Past-Chair)
Jamie Rizzo ‘97 MBA, Aflac Global Investments
Derrick Smith ‘00 B.S.B.A. Finance, MetLife Real Estate Investors Dave Stroud ‘14 MBA, Marketing, Foodbuy, LLC Doug Sutherland ‘10 MBA, C. Crawford & Associates, Inc. Jing Tang ‘04 M.S. Mathematical Finance, Wells Fargo Jeff Thomas ‘95 B.S.B.A. Finance, B.A. History, NeuStar Wanda Throneburg ‘09 M.S. Economics, Wells Fargo
Heidi Hansen ‘95 B.S. Human Resources, CPCC
Bradley Williams ‘12 B.S. Economics, Accounting, TIAA-CREF
Lisa Hardee ’09 B.S. Accounting, ‘11 MACC, Ingersoll Rand, Inc.
Andrew Wullschleger ‘10 B.S.B.A. Finance, Wells Fargo Securities
Cochoan Jackson ‘12 B.S. Economics, Duke Energy
Alex Yaconetti ‘15 MBA, Xoom Energy
Joe Jackson ’94 B.S. Economics, ‘98 MBA, Metrolina Capital Advisors, LLC
Stephen Yeh ‘09 B.S. Accounting, Finance, TIAA-CREF
Cameron Jennings ’08 B.S.B.A. Finance, ‘14 MBA, AXA Equitable
Han Zhang ‘01 M.S. Comp Science, ’04 M.S. Mathematical Finance, Wells Fargo
Scott Lieberman ‘12 B.S.B.A. Management, TIAA-CREF
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W. Henry Atkins, Principal, Atkins Properties
Lee Fite, Senior Vice President, Wholesale, Fifth Third Bank
Marcia Avedon (Chair), Senior Vice President, HR and Communications, Ingersoll Rand
Tim Flanagan Jr., General Agent, Hinrichs Flanagan Financial
Lilicia Bailey, Executive Vice President & Chief People Officer, Belk Wesley M. Beckner, Regional Group President, Charlotte Metro Region, BB&T Corporation Brian R. Bohaty (Vice Chair), Executive Vice President, Client Services Group & Enterprise Integration, TIAA-CREF James Boylan, Vice President, US Retail-Human Resources, MetLife
Dynamics, Bath Iron Works Kaki Murphy ‘94, Advisory Retail Industry Partner, Deloitte & Touche LLP Linda Okowita, Senior Vice President, Human Resources, Cogentrix Energy Power Management, LLC
Julie S. Harris ‘00, CFO Global Commercial Banking, Bank of America
David Parker, Managing Director, Abbot Downing
David L. Hauser, MBA ‘77, Retired Chairman and CEO, FairPoint Communications, Inc.
Jennifer Pollino, Executive Coach & Consultant, JMPollino LLC
Brian Marley, Retired Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, Belk Inc.
T. Crawford Pounds, Carolinas Market Managing Partner, Pricewaterhouse Coopers LLP
Matthew Martin, Regional Executive Charlotte Branch, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Joe L. Price ‘83, UNC Charlotte Trustee Bob Qutub ‘88, Chief Financial Officer, MSCI, Inc
Myron L. Caldwell ‘80, Vice President, Financial Planning and Analysis, Duke Energy
Tiffany Mason, SVP, Corporate Finance, Lowe’s
John P. Derham Cato ‘73, Chairman of the Board, President and CEO, The Cato Corporation
Kelly McPhilliamy ‘89, Managing Director, Michael J. Smith, President, Consumer & Retail Investment Banking, Charlotte Center City Partners Wells Fargo Securities John A. Switzer, Managing Michelle Menard ‘97, President & Partner, KPMG LLP CEO, Choice Translating, Inc. David Wedding ‘80, Chairman,
Malcomb D. Coley, Office Managing Partner, Charlotte Office, Ernst & Young
Robert A. Rucho, DDS MBA ‘94, Senator, North Carolina Senate
Tom Mathews, SVP of HR, CREE, Inc.
Susan Edwards, VP Global HR Business Partner, Sealed Air Corporation
Mark F. Miller ‘92, Senior Vice President, Operational Finance, Novant Health, Inc.
Partnership Board; Managing Partner, Carolina Offices, Grant Thornton, LLP
Thomas M. Finke, Chairman and CEO, Babson Capital Management LLC
Michael Mulligan, Vice President & General Manager, General
Manuel Zapata MBA ‘72, President, Zapata Engineering
SCHOLARSHIPS Value of the Belk College of Business scholarship fund (both endowment and non-endowed portions):
FUNDRAISING HIGHLIGHTS Endowment market value:
Number of undergraduate scholarships distributed in 2014-2015:
$30,284,935 Fiscal Year Number of Living Alumni Number of BCOB Alumni Donors Number of BCOB Donors
44 2014-2015 27,512 822 973
Number of undergraduate students who received scholarship awards in 2014-2015:
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ENGAGEMENT AND SUPPORT
2015 BOARD OF ADVISORS
SENIOR LEADERSHIP Dean Steven Ott Senior Associate Dean Richard Buttimer Associate Dean Jennifer Troyer, Research and Graduate Programs Associate Dean Patricia Mynatt, Undergraduate Programs
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