The Consortium for Graduate Study in Management

The Consortium: Opening doors for 50 years

By Sydney Miller on July 21, 2016 in Milestones

In the mid 1960s, when civil rights protests were growing and calls for radical social change permeated all walks of life, Sterling H. Schoen, a professor at WashU’s business school, realized through his research that Fortune 500 companies employed no African Americans in management. Schoen, an expert in labor relations, wanted to open the doors to business education and corporate career tracks for underrepresented min...

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