Arizona State isn't just the top party/baseball school in the land anymore. It’s also now probably number one in the “Most Business Schools” ranking.
Thunderbird will keep its name and campus but become a quasi-independent part of the Arizona State enterprise, with the majority of faculty and staff staying on….
Arizona State and Thunderbird entered serious talks over the summer and spent the past few months hashing out details of Thunderbird’s finances and how it would function alongside Arizona State’s well-established W.P. Carey School of Business. To steer clear of Carey’s turf, Thunderbird will offer the one-year graduate global management program, a two-year graduate degree in global affairs and management, certificate programs and executive education.