"The proportion of business doctoral degrees awarded to under-represented minorities fell from 7.6% in 2005 to 6.5% in 2008"

 Pipeline Opportunity Program

The PhD Pipeline Opportunity Program is an innovative national collaboration of colleges and universities to help identify and mentor diverse undergraduate students to become business school faculty. [See News Section for 2015 Partners Workshop] The PhD Pipeline helps students

  • learn about the advantages of a career as a business school faculty member
  • understand the academic steps necessary to prepare for a career in higher education teaching and research
  • acquire a supportive network for curriculum preparation and success in applications to doctoral programs.

The PhD Pipeline Opportunity Program includes a 2-week Summer Institute at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business and, also, academic year activities at each of its 17 Partner colleges and universities


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Dr. Barbee Myers Oakes

6th Annual PhD Pipeline Partners Workshop set for August 27-28

Dr. Barbee Myers Oakes will deliver a keynote speech at the 6th Annual PhD Pipeline Opportunity Program Partners Workshop. The workshop will be held August […]

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Stephanie Bell-Rose

TIAA-CREF Speaker at Duke

Stephanie Bell-Rose, Senior Managing Director and Head of the TIAA-CREF Research Institute, was the PhD Pipeline Opportunity Program  speaker  on November 17, 2014 at Duke […]

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Partners Workshop Highlights Best Practices

  On September 25 -26, 2014, the PhD Pipeline Opportunity Program’s 5th Annual Partners Workshop was held at the Charlotte Office of the Federal Reserve […]

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