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Baker, George Pierce
Also in 1970:
Economist and HBS Professor Lawrence E. Fouraker is named the School's 6th dean.
Fouraker writes that "the rate of growth [at HBS] of the past decade cannot, and should not, be extended into the first part of the 1970s"
HBS comes under budget pressures due to nationwide recession
Quota for foreign students in MBA program is abolished because they can now compete directly with U.S. candidates for admission
Black students strike in response to Jackson State killings; set up picket lines outside Baker and Aldrich
Carolyn Stubbs, Associate in Research and a staff member since 1925, retires
Current gifts account for more than 40% of HBS income (compared with 17% University-wide)
David Hawkins's California Management Review article, "The Behavioral Implications of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles," wins McKinsey Award
Faculty's affirmative vote on report of Subcommittee on Admissions Policy reaffirms HBS's commitment to diversity, broadly defined
Fouraker calls for a "consistent policy" with regard to Europe, which asks for much assistance, but doesn't need the traditional HBS approach of "institution-building"
Fouraker cautions that academic enterprises (including HBS) match "very soft resources against very firm . . . expenses"
Fouraker disavows "School solutions" for society's problems, but lauds HBS's ability to prepare students to manange such problems
Fouraker writes that goal of HBS is "to produce general managers willing accept responsibilities defined in broad terms of technical competence and social conscience"
Fouraker writes that short programs are being "pruned" due to their lack of "educational impact"
Fowler House is dedicated
George Lodge publishes "Top Prioirity: Renovating our Ideology" in HBR; subsequently wins McKinsey Award
Jay Light, first graduate of HBS/Harvard Economics Department doctoral program in decision and control theory, joins faculty
MBA tuition covers less than half of (fully loaded) cost of MBA program
On May 5, 1,400 people gather in front of Baker to protest government policies and killings at Kent State; strike vote is defeated by a narrow margin, but "open day" on May 12 is voted
Richard Rosenbloom and Francis Wolck publish Technology and Information Transfer
Richard Rosenbloom begins intensive review of HBS doctoral programs; ultimately leads to shrinking of programs to enhance quality of student
Robert Austin heads Harvard-wide committee to study the University's relations with "corporate enterprise"
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New AMP building is dedicated and named for outgoing Dean Baker
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