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Farmer School Alumna Makes $50,000 Gift to Business Analytics Program
Miami University alumna Patty Morrison has made a $50,000 gift supporting the continued growth and development of the Farmer School of Business’ Business Analytics Program.

Thomas gift creates Farmer School Chair
$1 million gift from 1948 alumnus creates endowed chair in Farmer School of Business. 
Farmer School ranks among best in nation
Miami University's Farmer School of Business is ranked in the top 25 undergraduate business schools, according to Businessweek's seventh annual survey of the nation's best undergraduate business programs.

Clearing Corporation Charitable Foundation makes second gift
A gift from the Clearing Corporation Charitable Foundation will help the Farmer School of Business attract top students seeking careers in finance.
Gift supports international study for more students
A $100,000 gift will enable more Farmer School of Business students to study abroad.
Gift funds study abroad scholarships and facilities
A $1.5 million gift from '59 alumna provides financial support for students and names a conference room.
$5 Million Gift Creates Mitchell P. Rales Chair in Business Leadership
A new gift creates an endowed chair for the Farmer School of Business. 
Financial Support Crucial to Study Abroad Opportunities
As Alex Tyree ’11 sits down with potential employers to discuss his job qualifications and his four years at Miami University, perhaps the most valuable component of that experience will have taken place not on Miami’s idyllic campus setting but more than 6,000 miles away in Seoul, South Korea.
Miami's Farmer School again ranks among best in nation
The Farmer School of Business is ranked in the top 25 undergraduate business schools, according to Business Week's sixth annual survey of the nation's best undergraduate business programs.

KPMG renews partnership with Miami's Center of Business Excellence
KPMG, a global audit, tax and advisory leader, has renewed its partnership with Miami University's Center for Business Excellence (CBE), committing an additional $120,000 over the next three years to support curriculum development initiative grants for faculty.

Miami accountancy programs continue to excel
Undergraduate and graduate programs in accounting offered by Miami University's Farmer School of Business continue to rank among the nation's best, according to this year's annual survey of accounting professors conducted by Public Accounting Report.

International experience inspires alumnus to give
A gift from a Miami alumnus who works in global finance will enable increasing numbers of business students to study abroad. Kevin Willsey (Finance '85) has pledged $200,000 to the Farmer School of Business.

Schneider Electric gift provides international scholarships
The Farmer School of Business at Miami University announced this week the receipt of a $200,000 gift from Schneider Electric. The funds will be used to support the school’s study abroad program through the creation of a new Schneider Electric International Scholars Endowment Fund.

Gledhill gift supports study abroad scholarships
Miami University alumni Brent '91 and Katie (Hurst) '90 Gledhill have committed $100,000 to provide additional funds to Miami's Farmer School of Business' study abroad scholarship program.

Collins gift supports social entrepreneurship
A new gift to Miami University's Farmer School of Business Center for Social Entrepreneurship is designed to boost the number of students participating in hands-on sustainability projects in developing countries.

Futures clearinghouse makes scholarship gift
A $100,000 gift to Miami University’s Farmer School of Business from the Clearing Corporation Foundation is designed to help the school attract top students who plan to prepare for a career in finance.

Billingtons make second gift for social entrepreneurship
Miami University’s Center for Social Entrepreneurship has received a gift of $50,000 from Scot (English/Journalism '93) and Kelly Billington. This gift is the couple’s second in support of the center.

Miami's Farmer School again ranks among best in nation
Miami University's Farmer School of Business is ranked 16th nationally in BusinessWeek's fifth annual survey of the nation's best undergraduate business programs. The Farmer School again ranked 6th among those programs offered by public universities and colleges in the United States. In the 2009 rankings, the school ranked 18th nationally.

Miami accountancy programs gain in national ranking
Undergraduate and graduate programs in accounting offered by Miami University’s Farmer School of Business have moved higher in a national ranking, the Annual Survey of Accounting Professors, conducted by Public Accounting Report.

Jellinek family creates faculty chair
A Miami University alumnus who was very generous in life continues to inspire generosity after his death. Through a gift from his family, the spirit of Frank H. Jellinek Jr. (Miami ‘67) will support excellence in teaching and research at the Farmer School of Business.

Morrison gift helps students afford international study
Bob and Sue Morrison have made a $100,000 gift to support a goal of Miami University’s Farmer School of Business (FSB) that today’s undergraduates develop a comprehensive understanding of other cultures and business practices.

Farmer School of Business Building a Doorway to the Future
As you approach the new Farmer School of Business building through a courtyard shaded by decades-old Sweetgum trees and gaze up at the familiar Georgian architecture, complete with red brick and cupola, you get a deep sense of the tradition preserved in Miami’s newest campus landmark.
Gift to support international study, student research, faculty development
A $250,000 gift from Nestlé USA will support several strategic educational priorities of Miami University.

Park gift will support Miami-Korean university exchanges
Elinora Bo Hyun Park, a Korean-American businesswoman, has made a gift of $500,000 to Miami University’s Farmer School of Business in support of international study.

Holzbergers make gift in support of entrepreneurship programs
A new gift of $250,000 from two alumni entrepreneurs will support programs within the Miami University Institute for Entrepreneurship at the Farmer School of Business.
  
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Farmer School of Business Campaign Committee
Chair
James W. Lewis '63
Committee
Amy Miller Chapman '81
James Chapman '72
Jeffrey L. Close '77
Bruce Crutcher '72
Michael Endres '70
J. Douglas Gray '68
Richard Hendrix '87
Joanne Hvala '73
Philip B. Kenny
Thomas S. Lewis '97
Gerald A. Miller '69
Steven G. Rolls '77
Thomas R. Wille '78
Kevin D. Willsey '85
 
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