Santa Clara University

Caryn Beck-Dudley

Welcome Dean


Caryn Beck-Dudley began her tenure as the seventh dean of the Leavey School of Business on August 1. 

Prior to joining SCU, she served as dean of two major business schools: Florida State University and Utah State University. 

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Honoring Education

Dr. Mario Belotti has influenced students who pass through his classroom doors since he started teaching at SCU in 1959. South Bay businessman Gerry Wilkinson was no exception and returned years later to pay it forward.  Read more»

Bangalore Broncos
Bangalore Broncos

The first international chapter of the SCU Alumni Association has been created in Bangalore, India, with the help of business alumni. 

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Silicon Valley Story
Silicon Valley Story

Alumnus Michael Malone '75, MBA '77 looks at Santa Clara University's place in the formation of Silicon Valley.

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Passing of Peggy McCain

Peggy McCain, long-time Assistant to the Director of the Institute of Agribusiness (now the Food & Agribusiness Institute) passed away Friday, August 7, 2015. Peggy started working in the Institute during the late 1970s until retiring in 1993. She was friend, confidante, mother, and matchmaker for a generation of students, alumni, and faculty members.

Her family asks that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the McCain Agribusiness Scholarship Fund. Contact Emily Wilcox at for more details.

Robert Eberhart : Toshiba Accounting Scandal

Robert Eberhart, assistant professor of management, spoke to KQED about Toshiba cleaning house after an accounting scandal. Read more»

Nici Gilday : Signs with Romanian Team

Business alumna Nici Gilday '14, MSF '15, recently signed a contract with a professional Romanian basketball team. Read more»

Terri Griffith : Hacking Education

Terri Griffith, professor and chair of the management department, wrote a piece for Medium about “hacking education.” Read more»

Robert Hendershott : NYSE Outage

Robert Hendershott, associate professor of finance, spoke to ABC 7 News about the effects of the NYSE outage. Read more»

Kirthi Kalyanam : Amazon

Kirthi Kalyanam, director of the Retail Management Institute, was quoted in a CNET article about Amazon Prime and the recent Prime Day. He was also quoted about Amazon possibly opening a drive-up grocery.

Mike McNamara : Innovation in China

Alumnus Mike McNamara MBA ’82 was interviewed by the Wall Street Journal about how innovation is playing out in China. Read more»

Teny Shapiro : In the News

Teny Shapiro, assistant professor of economics, appeared in the news about a rise in healthcare premiums, and for her research on college-readiness measures. Read more»

Meir Statman : In the News

Research by Meir Statman, Glenn Klimek Professor of Finance, was mentioned by, he was quoted in USA Today College, and was interviewed by the Wall Street Journal. Read more»

Mark Weiner : Tech Firm Swag

Mark Weiner, LSB board member and professor of practice, spoke with the San Francisco Chronicle about how “swag” is an economic indicator for tech companies. Read more»


Kerry Bradford '86

"There was a Santa Clara spirit that influenced me and pushed me into working with smaller, close-knit start-up companies where it was really important to be part of a team." - Kerry Bradford

After working with start-ups for years, Kerry decided to found one of his own.

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September 2015



MBA / MS Information Session

6:00PM | Lucas Hall

Learn about our graduate business programs.



10 / 11

New SCU Faculty Orientation

10:00AM | SCU Campus

Welcome to our new faculty.




LSB Faculty Retreat

9:00AM | St. Clare Westin

Business School Faculty - Save the Date!




MS Programs Webinar

3:00PM | Online

Join us for a live webinar about our masters programs.