Business: The Goizueta Foundation Center
the first groundbreaking of his tenure, President James W. Wagner
praised Emorys Goizueta
Business School for its past success as well as for its bright
achievement is going to be symbolically acknowledged in the
bricks and mortar that will be assembled here in the new
Goizueta Foundation Center for Research and Doctoral Education,
Wagner said. This is a major milestone for the Goizueta
Business School, but it is only one milestone along the way.
There is a big job ahead of this school. We celebrate a new
chapter and a step toward our vision to make the Goizueta Business
School and Emory a destination university.
$33.4-million Goizueta Foundation Center will complete a magnificent
quadrangle in a part of campus that was once little-used
space, said business school Dean Thomas S. Robertson. The five-story
building will house Goizuetas recently established Ph.D.
program and research centers, a reflection of the schools
growing commitment to research. The executive programs also
will have their own space under the new roof.
Tom Robertson and the leadership of the Goizueta Business School
have recognized that in order to reach its potential, the school
needed to have graduate and doctoral programs as well as additional
facilities, said Ben F. Johnson III, chair of the University
Board of Trustees, at the March 18 groundbreaking in Goizuetas
Jenkins Courtyard. Olga
de Goizueta (pictured), widow of the late Roberto C. Goizueta
and chair of the Goizueta Foundation, received special recognition.
research centers first floor will be made up of classrooms
and Ph.D. program space and will connect with the current auditorium
and the student commons. Level two will open onto the courtyard
and new indoor and outdoor cafe, which will offer access to
a wireless network for students and faculty. Another feature
of the 91,000-square-foot facility will be a larger, more sophisticated
broadcast recording studio and space for a simulated trading
Whitehead 93MBA, president of the Goizueta Alumni Association,
spoke for her classmates and fellow alumni when she expressed
pride in the new addition.
has made great strides in the past ten years, she said.
Our continued success . . . is contingent on maintaining
and growing our alumni support.P.P.P.