Darden ranks high
Week magazine listed the University's Darden
School ninth in its biennial rankings of business schools.
Wharton School retained the top spot, with Northwestern, Harvard,
MIT, Duke, Michigan, Columbia and Cornell getting No. 2 through
reporting on Darden, recruiters were quoted as saying that Ted
Snyder, who became dean in the 1998 fall semester, has invigorated
the student body. In addition, Darden's graduate satisfaction
rate rose 13 notches over the previous year, to second place overall,
and it was cited for having the best teachers. The third aspect
considered was a new component, intellectual-capital, that looks
at schools' influence and prominence in the realm of ideas.