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Effective October 1, 2019, the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California, changed the name of its Graduate School of Business and Public Policy to the Graduate School of Defense Management. According to dean Keith Snider, this new name better signals to the school’s stakeholders its defense-focused identity and mission. The Graduate School of Defense Management offers MBA, EMBA, and MSc in management degrees, as well as several specialized certificates.

Starting this year, all students in the Master in Management (MiM) Grande Ecole program at HEC Paris in France will follow the Purposeful Leadership track throughout their studies, thanks to the Joly Family Endowed Chair in Purposeful Leadership. First-year students will have opportunities to engage in reflection at the island commune of Mont Saint-Michel; practice teamwork with the French army; and question the societal purpose for organizations in the mountain town of Chamonix, an area particularly vulnerable to global warming.

The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia has launched Wharton Business Daily, a morning show that will air weekdays on SiriusXM Channel 132. The show will focus on both topical news stories and emerging trends. The Wharton School has also announced that its publishing arm is changing its name from Wharton Digital Press to Wharton School Press. The press was launched in 2011 with the goal of leveraging emerging digital publishing technologies. The change underscores the Wharton School name, which the press acknowledges is one of its key selling points.