UW-Whitewater College of Business and Economics named a Best Business School for second year

WHITEWATER ­ Cutting-edge classes and providing solid preparation in general
management, teamwork and doing business in a global economy are a few of the
reasons the College of Business and Economics at the University of
Wisconsin-Whitewater is a 2008 Princeton Review ³Best Business School.²
This is the second year the college has received the ranking.

“We are proud that the Princeton Review has recognized UW-Whitewater’s
College of Business and Economics as one of the top programs in the
country,² Interim Chancellor Richard Telfer said. ³Our students graduate
with ‘real-world’ experience and go on to be some of the top business
leaders in the state. UW-Whitewater’s College of Business and Economics
proves again that it is Wisconsin’s business school.”

³We work very hard to offer a high quality graduate, professional business
education for those working in a technologically evolving, global business
environment,² Christine Clements, dean of the College of Business and
Economics, added.  ³It is gratifying that our students are identifying those
as strengths in our program, along with the intensive interaction that takes
place between faculty and students.²

The school profiles in the 2008 ³Best 290 Business Schools² book cover
academics, admission, financial aid, campus life and career information.
They include advice on funding the degrees and applying to the programs. In
the College of Business and Economics¹ profile, the Princeton Review editors
describe the school as a place where students can receive solid
undergraduate and graduate business degrees at a reasonable cost.   They
quote from students attending it who say they regard UW-Whitewater as ³an
excellent school with an excellent administration [that] helps you achieve
your academic goals by suggesting classes and providing other valuable

The Princeton Review selects schools based on their academic programs and
offerings, institutional data and candid opinions of students who rate and
report on their campus experiences. Schools are not ranked academically nor
are their ranked hierarchically.  The 2008 book has 11 ranking lists of top
10 schools in various categories from ³Best Professors² to ³Best Career
Prospects.²  The ranking lists are based on surveys of business school
students conducted during the 2006-07, 2005-06 and 2004-05 academic years.
Most were completed online at The Princeton Review¹s student survey site.
The 80-question survey asks students about their school¹s academics, student
body and campus life, themselves and their career plans.