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School History

The Kogod School of Business was established in 1955 as Washington, D.C.'s first university-level school of business. It is named to reflect a generous gift from Robert and Arlene Kogod. Robert Kogod, a Washington real estate developer and the former co-chairman and co-president of the Charles E. Smith Companies, helped secure the school's future. Today, the Kogod School of Business is recognized for program excellence and innovation by prestigious business and academic organizations worldwide. 

The current Interim Dean of the Kogod School of Business is Erran Carmel. Since its inception, Kogod has had eighteen deans listed below:

Nathan
Baily

Donald
Brenner

Edwin
Caudill
William
DeLone

Richard
Durand

Michael
Ginzberg

Herbert
Glazer
Stevan
Holmberg

Sterling
Ivison

Thomas
O'Connor

James
Owens
William
Peters

Myron
Roomkin

Maury
Seldin

Herbert
Striner

Francis
Tuggie

Arthur
Warner

"The Kogod School of Business connects students to the real world with a curriculum that anticipates the changing needs of the marketplace. It leverages our Washington D.C. location - the center of world capitalism and a technology-rich business community - to create a special kind of leader." - Robert P. Kogod, BSBA '62

Kogod Expansion

Kogod School of Business Expansion

Kogod has recently expanded with seven new classrooms and much more

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