Wharton’s 2014 Graduations to Feature Three Distinguished Leaders

With great pleasure we announce the Wharton 2014 featured graduation ceremony speakers. The speaker for the Wharton MBA Graduation Ceremony will be David Rubenstein, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of The Carlyle Group. Founded in 1987, the company now manages $189 billionRead More

March 4, 2014   |   Posted in: Dean Thomas S. Robertson

Breaking Out of the Classroom

At Wharton we know that not all learning happens in the classroom. That’s why we have developed several innovative ways for current and prospective students, alumni, and education-seekers around the world to experience Wharton-branded educational opportunities in a variety ofRead More

February 26, 2014   |   Posted in: Dean Thomas S. Robertson

Wharton in 2013 — from A to Z

As we enter a new year, it is a good time to look back at Wharton’s eventful year of 2013. Here, from A to Z, is just a small sampling of events and initiatives about which we can all takeRead More

January 6, 2014   |   Posted in: Dean Thomas S. Robertson

Change is good

Wharton continues to evolve and respond to changes in the global economy. Several factors have coalesced to influence the directions we are taking. One factor is that employment options for our MBAs have been shifting. In 2008, a quarter ofRead More

November 8, 2013   |   Posted in: Dean Thomas S. Robertson

Paris Global Forum Will Focus on Talent

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The thought of Paris has long conjured images of beautiful architecture, grand urban vistas, breathtaking artworks and spectacular cuisine. Next month, the City of Light also will play host to the 44th Wharton Global Forum. Wharton alumni, friends and globalRead More

September 30, 2013   |   Posted in: Dean Thomas S. Robertson

A Transformative Academic Experience

Wharton students: You are about to embark on another academic year, and we hope it will be one of the most important chapters in your lives. We know that Joseph Wharton wouldn’t want it any other way. In 1881 heRead More

August 22, 2013   |   Posted in: Dean Thomas S. Robertson

New Addition to Steinberg Hall-Dietrich Hall

After three years of inspired planning – and a little more than a year of construction – the addition to Steinberg Hall-Dietrich Hall is complete. The new west entrance to the building (on 37th Street) leads to a sun-filled openRead More

July 25, 2013   |   Posted in: Dean Thomas S. Robertson

Wharton Graduations 2013

Graduation ceremonies are touchstone events for the School, giving us the opportunity to come together to reflect upon our mission and legacy and to celebrate the achievements of our talented graduating students. We began in San Francisco on Sunday, MayRead More

June 7, 2013   |   Posted in: Dean Thomas S. Robertson

Three Prominent Alumni to Speak at 2013 Wharton Graduations

With great pleasure we announce the Wharton 2013 featured graduation speakers. Inder Sidhu, WG ’91, Senior Vice President of Strategy for Worldwide Operations at Cisco Systems, will speak at the Wharton MBA for Executives Graduation Ceremony on the West CoastRead More

March 28, 2013   |   Posted in: Dean Thomas S. Robertson

Turn to Wharton for a Lifetime of Learning

In today’s fast-paced, ever-evolving business environment, an executive can no longer depend on mastering a narrow set of skills throughout a career. Indeed, continual education is the New Normal. Wharton’s Lifelong Learning was developed for just this purpose. The programRead More

January 18, 2013   |   Posted in: Dean Thomas S. Robertson

Thomas S. Robertson

Dean, Wharton School and Reliance Professor of Management and Private Enterprise, University of Pennsylvania.

Tom Robertson has long been a champion of international and interdisciplinary education. Since returning to Wharton as Dean in 2007, his focus has been to expand Penn’s global footprint while advancing Wharton as a force for social and economic good.