Quiz about Business Schools of American Universities
Quiz about Business Schools of American Universities

Business Schools of American Universities Quiz


Several top business schools in America are named after famous donors, alumni or other people associated with the university. Match the business school (on the left) to the university (on the right).

A matching quiz by angikar. Estimated time: 4 mins.
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Author
angikar
Time
4 mins
Type
Match Quiz
Quiz #
396,797
Updated
Jan 02 23
# Qns
15
Difficulty
Average
Avg Score
11 / 15
Plays
151
Mobile instructions: Press on an answer on the right. Then, press on the gray box it matches on the left.
(a) Drag-and-drop from the right to the left, or (b) click on a right side answer box and then on a left side box to move it.
QuestionsChoices
1. Sloan School of Management  
University of California, Berkeley
2. Kellogg School of Management  
University of Texas at Austin
3. Ross School of Business  
University of Virginia
4. Tepper School of Business  
University of Michigan
5. McCombs School of Business  
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
6. Walter A. Haas School of Business  
University of Southern California
7. Fuqua School of Business  
University of Pennsylvania
8. Tuck School of Business  
University of California, Los Angeles
9. Darden School of Business  
Duke University
10. Booth School of Business  
New York University
11. Marshall School of Business  
Carnegie Mellon University
12. Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management  
Northwestern University
13. Anderson School of Management  
Dartmouth College
14. Leonard N. Stern School of Business  
University of Chicago
15. Wharton Business School  
Cornell University






Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. Sloan School of Management

Answer: Massachusetts Institute of Technology

The Sloan School of Management is located in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Several important innovations in finance, such as the Black-Scholes model and the random walk hypothesis, originated here. It was named after Alfred P. Sloan, a past President and Chief Executive Officer of General Motors, in 1964 after the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation had given a monetary grant to establish a business school. Notable alumni include Philip Condit, who was the CEO of Boeing, and Donald Fites, former CEO of Caterpillar Inc.
2. Kellogg School of Management

Answer: Northwestern University

The main campus of the Kellogg School of Management is in Evanston, Illinois. It was one of the major pioneers in the incorporation of group projects and teamwork in business education. It was named after John L. Kellogg in 1979, due to a donation of 10 million dollars on his behalf to the university. Kellogg School of Management is seen particularly strong in marketing and decision science. Notable alumni include Charlie Baker, who became the Governor of Massachusetts, and Darren Woods, who became the Chairman and CEO of ExxonMobil.
3. Ross School of Business

Answer: University of Michigan

In 2004, the Ross School of Business is located in Ann Arbor, Michigan and it was founded in 1924. The business school was named after Stephen M. Ross, Chairman and owner of the real estate firm 'The Related Companies', after Stephen Ross donated 100 million dollars to the business school.

The Ross School of Business houses the William Davidson Institute, a non-profit research institute. Alumni include David Kellermann, who became the Chief Financial Officer of Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (Freddie Mac), and Roger Smith, former CEO and Chairman of General Motors.
4. Tepper School of Business

Answer: Carnegie Mellon University

The Tepper School of Business is located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Originally founded as the Graduate School of Industrial Administration in 1949, it was renamed as the Tepper School of Business after David Tepper, hedge fund manager and owner of the NFL team 'Carolina Panthers', donated 55 million dollars to the business school.

The Tepper School was well-known for the Carnegie School of thought in economics, and was associated with Nobel prize winning economists such as Herbert Simon and Merton Miller. Alumni include Francisco D'Souza, who became the CEO of Cognizant.
5. McCombs School of Business

Answer: University of Texas at Austin

The McCombs School of Business was founded when the College of Business Administration and the Graduate School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin merged. The business school was named after the American businessman Red McCombs, when he donated 50 million dollars to the university. Alumni of the McCombs School of Business include James Mulva, who was the CEO of ConocoPhillips, and Gary Kelly, who was the CEO of Southwest Airlines.
6. Walter A. Haas School of Business

Answer: University of California, Berkeley

The Haas School of Business was established as the College of Commerce in 1898. In 1989, it was renamed after alumnus Walter A. Haas, who was the President and Chairman of Levi Strauss & Co. The Haas family, through their donation, had endowed several chairs of professorship at the university. Notable alumni include Joe Jimenez, who became the CEO of Novartis, Paul Otellini, who became the CEO of Intel, and Shantanu Narayen, who became the CEO of Adobe.
7. Fuqua School of Business

Answer: Duke University

Fuqua School of Business is located in Durham, North Carolina. It was founded in 1969 as the Graduate School of Business Administration. It was renamed as Fuqua School of Business in 1974 after businessman John Brooks Fuqua, who donated 10 million dollars to the business school then.

It is particularly strong in intellectual capital and finance. Famous alumni include Tim Cook, who became the CEO of Apple, and David Gibbs, who became the CEO and President of Yum! Foods (which includes Pizza Hut, KFC and Taco Bell).
8. Tuck School of Business

Answer: Dartmouth College

The Tuck School of Business, located in Hanover, New Hampshire, was founded in 1900 through a donation by banker Edward Tuck, an alumnus of Dartmouth College. It was the first institution in the world to offer an MBA (Master's degree in Business Administration).

It stands out for being situated in a rural area, unlike many of its peer institutions. Notable alumni include Christopher A. Sinclair, who became the CEO of PepsiCo and later the CEO of Mattel, and Steven Rogel, CEO of Weyerhauser.
9. Darden School of Business

Answer: University of Virginia

The Darden School of Business, founded in 1955, is located in Charlottesville, Virginia. It is named after Colgate Whitehead Darden Jr., who was a former president of the University of Virginia, as well as an ex-governor of Virginia. It was the first business school to be established in the Southern United States.

It was designed by the architect Robert A. M. Stern. Notable alumni include Steven Reinemund, who was the CEO and Chairman of PepsiCo., and Mark Sanford, who became the Governor of South Carolina.
10. Booth School of Business

Answer: University of Chicago

The Booth School of Business is the second oldest business school in the USA (after Wharton Business School), and was founded in 1898 as the College of Commerce and Politics. The school was renamed in 2008 after alumnus David Gilbert Booth, who donated 300 million dollars to the business school.

Its main campus is located in Hyde Park, Chicago. It is notable for being a hub of research in economics, as multiple Nobel Laureates in Economics, such as Richard Thaler and Eugene Fama were associated with the university. Notable alumni include Philip J. Purcell, CEO of Morgan Stanley, and Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft.
11. Marshall School of Business

Answer: University of Southern California

The Marshall School of Business is located in Los Angeles, California. Although it was founded as early as 1920, it was named after Gordon S. Marshall in 1997, after he donated 35 million dollars to the university. Gordon Marshall was the founder of Marshall Industries, which was one of USA's leading electronic component manufacturers in the past. Notable alumni include Ivan Glasenberg, who became the CEO of Glencore, and Chris DeWolfe, who became the CEO of Myspace.
12. Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management

Answer: Cornell University

The Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management is located in Ithaca, New York. It was founded in 1946 and renamed in 1984 after the family of Samuel Curtis Johnson Sr. donated 20 million dollars in his honour to the business school, which was a record sum at that time. Samuel Johnson was the founder of S.C. Johnson & Son, a Notable alumni include Irene Rosenfeld, who became the CEO of Kraft Foods, and Mark Bertolini, CEO of healthcare company Aetna Inc.
13. Anderson School of Management

Answer: University of California, Los Angeles

The School of Management was founded as early in 1935. In 1987, American billionaire businessman John E. Anderson, donated 42 million dollars to the University of California, Los Angeles, with 15 million earmarked for the business school. Several new buildings were constructed, financed by further donations by John Anderson's wife after his death. Notable alumni include Laurence Douglas Fink, who became the chairman and CEO of BlackRock, and Susan Wojcicki, who became the CEO of YouTube.
14. Leonard N. Stern School of Business

Answer: New York University

The Leonard N. Stern School of Business was founded as the School of Commerce, Accounts and Finance in 1900. In 1988, it was renamed after its alumnus Leonard Norman Stern, owner of Hartz Mountain Industries. It is located in the Greenwich Village region in New York City. Notable alumni include Robert Greifeld, who became the CEO of NASDAQ Stock Market, Inc., Gerald Hassell, who became the CEO of Bank of New York Mellon, and Thomas Dooley, who became the CEO of Viacom.
15. Wharton Business School

Answer: University of Pennsylvania

The Wharton Business School is located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It was established in 1881 through a donation by Joseph Wharton, who was the founder of Bethlehem Steel Corporation. The Wharton School is the world's oldest collegiate school of business.

It is famous for being the alma mater of several famous alumni such as Warren Buffett, who became the CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, Elon Musk, who became the CEO of Tesla, and Sundar Pichai, who became the CEO of Google. It is seen as particularly strong in finance and industrial relations.
Source: Author angikar

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