Sally Blount, dean of Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management, is stepping down.
Northwestern said in a statement that Blount, 56, who will leave the post at the end of this academic year, completed the strategic plan she initiated when she took the post in 2010.
Watch Blount’s video announcement here.
Previously, she was dean of New York University’s undergraduate college and vice-dean of its Stern School of Business. She was the first woman to lead a “top business school,” the school said in the statement.
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“Under Sally Blount’s leadership, the school launched and recently completed a seven-year plan to transform Kellogg and the future of business education, including the construction and opening of a new state-of-the-art home for the school, reshaping its degree portfolio, recruiting dynamic faculty and staff, and setting records for fundraising and alumni engagement,” Provost Jonathan Holloway said in the statement.
(More to come.)