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Jim Nantz named an honorary Thunderbird

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Emmy-Award winning CBS Sports commentator Jim Nantz was made an Honorary Thunderbird at a special induction ceremony held at Camelback Inn prior to the Waste Management Phoenix Open Presented by The Ak-Chin Indian Community Tee-Off Luncheon. Nantz joins a select group of 34 other individuals who have been named Honorary Thunderbirds in the organization’s history,… Read More →

Thunderbird School signs letter of intent to join ASU

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The Thunderbird School of Global Management has signed a letter of intent to join Arizona State University. The two schools released a statement Thursday that said both sides are working on a possible integration. “This merger offers significant advantages to both institutions,” said ASU President Michael M. Crow. “Through the integration of Thunderbird with ASU,… Read More →

Kyl to receive honorary degree from Thunderbird

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Thunderbird President Larry Edward Penley, Ph.D. will award former U.S. Senator Jon Kyl with a doctorate of international law honoris causa on Friday, Dec. 13 during Thunderbird’s fall commencement ceremony, beginning at 10 a.m. in the Thunderbird Event Center. Kyl has been a friend to Thunderbird over the years, most notably serving as a special… Read More →

Penley Appointed President of Thunderbird

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by in Business News | Education

The Board of Trustees announced that Larry E. Penley, Ph.D., has been elected president and chief academic officer of Thunderbird School of Global Management effective Thursday, November 1, 2012. The appointment  follows a search that attracted top-tier candidates from both business and academic organizations. Dr. Penley’s record of results over a distinguished 35-year career makes… Read More →