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Yale SOM Chief of Admissions Joins GMAC Board

Yale SOM’s Associate Dean of Admissions, Bruce DelMonico, is one of just three admissions chiefs to serve on the Board of the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) in recent years.

The Board of the Graduate Management Admission Council, which administers the GMAT exam, is typically made up of business school deans and corporate heavyweights. As a rare honor, the Council has appointed admissions officers from leading business schools to join this hand-picked group of 16 Board members.

Bruce Delmonico, the acclaimed Associate Dean for Admissions at Yale School of Business, will sit on the Board of Trustees on July 1, 2019, and will be the head of the London Business School, Carnegie Mellon University Tepper School of Business, SDA Bocconi School of Management, Joined as Dean of the Howard University School of Business. School, Graduate School of Business, University of Cape Town, and his EBS Universitӓtfür Wirtschaft und Recht in Germany. DelMonico is the founder and managing director of BMR Legal Advocates and is one of six new board members, including his partner Mukesh Butani. Itziar de Ros, Corporate Marketing & Communications Director at his IESE Business School in Barcelona, ​​Spain, said:

DelMonico is one of only three admissions chiefs to join GMAC’s board of directors in recent years. From 2018 he served on the Board of Directors until 2022. He is Associate Dean of the Full-time MBA Program and is an Admittee to the Full-time MBA Program at UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business and Haas School of Business. He will replace Peter Johnson in charge of business admissions. Mr. Kwon, who had been managing his MBA admissions and programs full-time at the University of Michigan Ross School of Business, has also left the board. She recently left LA to work for McKinsey & Company.

Dean of Tepper, Cape Town, Howard University joins GMAC Board for the first time

Isabelle Bajeux-Besnainou of Carnegie Mellon University Tepper School of Business

Isabelle Bajeux-Besnainou of Carnegie Mellon University Tepper School of Business

Also on the board is Isabelle Bajeux-Besnainou, president of Carnegie Mellon University’s Tepper School of Business. Katherine Duggan, Dean of the Graduate School of Business, University of Cape Town. Anthony Wilbon, Butani and De Roth, Deans of the Howard University School of Business.

GMAC President and CEO Sangeet Chowfla said in a statement: “As the industry continues to evolve and adapt in the face of an ever-changing landscape, their onboarding is an integral part of GMAC’s global mission to connect business schools and candidates to support growing graduate business education. It shows a strong commitment to

Isabelle Bajeux-Besnainou is the 10th Dean of the Tepper School and former Dean of the Desautels School of Management at McGill University in Montreal, Quebec. Since her arrival at Tepper in 2020, Bajeux has reorganized its leadership structure and launched a new degree program that offers Tepper students new options and enhanced flexibility. Likewise, she launched the first comprehensive Tepper School DE&I strategic plan to support diversity, equity and inclusion. Bajeux has rebranded her school as an “intelligent future” school where students learn how to combine the power of data with human judgment and imagination to make better decisions.

Catherine Duggan, Dean of the Graduate School of Business, University of Cape Town

A former professor at Harvard Business School, Catherine Duggan is Director (Dean) of the University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business (UCT GSB). Her research examines the political economy of development in Africa, where she has worked in 20 countries for over 20 years.

Prior to joining UCT GSB, he was Associate Dean at the African Leadership University Business School (a new business school in Rwanda) and Visiting Scholar at the University of Oxford Said Business School. She has been with her HBS faculty for nearly 10 years and has won several teaching awards, becoming the first in the school’s history to receive the Teacher’s Award for Outstanding Teaching of the Compulsory Curriculum two years in a row. She got her Ph.D. She received her doctorate from Stanford University and a bachelor’s degree with honors from Brown University. Both are fields of political science.

Anthony Wilbon is Dean of Howard University Business School. Dr. Wilbon’s research areas include technology strategy, innovation and entrepreneurship, operations management, project management, systems development lifecycle, and research methodology. Before he attended Howard University, he was on the faculty of Earl’s Graves School of Business and Management at Morgan State University.

Anthony Wilbon is Dean of the Howard University School of Business.

He has also held engineering and management level positions at several organizations including the Federal Reserve Board, Booz-Allen and Hamilton, Inc., American Management Systems, Inc, and Westinghouse Electric Corporation. Wilbon holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Michigan State University and earned his MBA and PhD from Howard University. He majored in Science, Technology and Innovation Management at George Washington University. He is also a recipient of the Fulbright International Educational Administrator Award (France).

The current Chair of the Board is John L. Erickson, Past President of Education and Career Services (ACT), who first joined the Board in 2016. Since 2017, he has served on GMAC’s Board of Directors. Boehm is currently Rector of the EBS Universitœt für Wirtschaft und Recht in Germany.

DelMonico is one of our most popular admissions directors and has led the Yale SOM admissions team since 2006. During his time at Yale, Bruce has helped innovate new technologies and novel methods of candidate evaluation, including his early role in Slate’s CRM system. Using asynchronous video questions and employing forced-choice noncognitive assessments. He has served on many industry-related boards and is a former Trustee of his School of Hopkins in New Haven, Connecticut. Prior to joining Yale University, he worked as a First Amendment, White, Color, Commercial Litigation Attorney, primarily in cases ranging from $10 million to $10 billion. . Delmonico holds a Bachelor’s degree in English with honors from Brown University, a Master’s degree in Literature from the University of Texas at Austin, and a Law degree from the University of Virginia School of Law.

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