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The Future of UNICON – the Next Fifty Years

The Future of UNICON – the Next Fifty Years

"The Future of UNICON - the Next Fifty Years" Peter Hirst, Michael Malefakis "As we all know all too well, making predictions–especially about the future–is a tricky business. After two years of pandemic-induced turbulence and

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UNICON – The First Fifty Years

UNICON – The First Fifty Years

The First Fifty Years – (1972 – 2022) Pat Cataldo "From its initial inception of a small group of executive education directors getting together to discuss issues related to their business, the name UNICON (University

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Melanie Weaver Barnett New Executive Director

Melanie Weaver Barnett New Executive Director

Following the retirement announcement of UNICON Executive Director Bill Scheurer, an extensive search was launched last year to fill the position. The UNICON Continuity Committee and the UNICON Board of Directors are delighted to report

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Register Now: 2022 Virtual UNICON Annual Workshop July 12 – July 14

Register Now: 2022 Virtual UNICON Annual Workshop July 12 – July 14

“Lifelong Learning: The Innovation Challenge for Executive Education.”July 12 - July 14Hosted by the Wisconsin School of Business Center for Professional & Executive Education, Madison, WIThe theme for the 2022 Annual Workshop is “Lifelong Learning:

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Online Event: Introduction to the 7th UNICON Leadership Academy

Online Event: Introduction to the 7th UNICON Leadership Academy

Thursday May 19 Noon Eastern The Leadership Academy is for UNICON member school staff members with leadership potential who aspire to leading a university-based executive education business.   They will work with senior industry leaders who

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Fall 2022 Leadership Academy Applications Now Open

Fall 2022 Leadership Academy Applications Now Open

Leading a university-based executive education business requires a unique skillset. These leaders need to know and understand corporate and mid-cap businesses, business schools, executive education technology, executive learners and how to run a for-profit business.

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University of Utah David Eccles School of Business Joins UNICON

University of Utah David Eccles School of Business Joins UNICON

Recently, the board approved Associate membership for The University of Utah David Eccles School of Business. Please welcome them to the consortium. David Eccles School of Business Executive Education Executive Education offers experiential-based, impact-driven programs

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UNICON Welcomes Three New Board Members

UNICON Welcomes Three New Board Members

UNICON Welcomes Three New Board Members Serge Lafrance, HEC Montréal, won the board election held last month.Serge Lafrance is Director of Executive Education and Associate Professor at HEC Montréal, a leading business school with triple

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UNICON Launches New Website

UNICON Launches New Website

As we celebrate the 50th year of UNICON, we are thrilled to announce the launch of our new website to mark this incredible accomplishment.  Take a moment and whitelist UNICON to make sure you receive our

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UNICON Russia/Ukraine Statement

UNICON Russia/Ukraine Statement

From the UNICON Board UNICON Russia/Ukraine Statement UNICON represents the global executive education vision of our 116 member institutions drawn from 30 countries. In this our fiftieth year, UNICON celebrates our core values of collaboration,

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U.S. News Ranked Columbia No. 2, but a Math Professor Has His Doubts

U.S. News Ranked Columbia No. 2, but a Math Professor Has His Doubts

  Dr. Michael Thaddeus, Professor of Mathematics, Department of Mathematics, Columbia University identified several data discrepancies that Columbia University provided to U.S. News & World Report, renewing the debate over the value and accuracy of

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New UNICON Online Communications Effort Comes to Fruition

New UNICON Online Communications Effort Comes to Fruition

Two years ago, the UNICON Communications Committee began strategizing how UNICON can better communicate with the various constituencies we serve.We worked with our communications agency, The Belfort Group, Boston, Massachusetts, to develop a new website and importantly, a new