Dr. Bobby Riggle, Marketing Professor at Northern Illinois University, Dr. Brian Brown,
Marketing Professor at University of Massachusetts at Amherst and Dr. Maria Shutte,
Finance Professor at Michigan Technological University after being capped at The PhD
Project 2007 Annual Conference.
Help us transform academia and the
business world at the same time.
We all know the importance of a diverse workforce. Without
it, our ideas become singular and complacent. The PhD
Project looks to put an end to all that. We are an alliance of
foundations, corporations, universities, and professional and
academic organizations dedicated to increasing minority
representation in the business world. By creating opportunities
to get minority professors up in front of the classroom to
serve as role models for the next generation of minority
But we can’t do it alone. When we started in 1994, there
were only 294 minority business professors in the United
States. Today, thanks to the generosity of our sponsors, we
are proud to report there are 889 and that number is
To find out how your university, company or organization can
make a noticeable contribution to increasing diversity in the
business world, contact Bernard J. Milano at 201.505.3496 or
email firstname.lastname@example.org. We think that you’ll find that the
value of your participation is priceless.
For more information, visit our
website at: www.phdproject.org
Thank you to our Sponsors:
Graduate Management Admission Council
211 Participating Universities
Robert K. Elliott
JPMorgan Chase Foundation
Goldman, Sachs & Co.
The Merck Company Foundation
ACT- 1 Group
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
The Schwan Food Company
To join the Sponsors who seek a solution to minority
underrepresentation, contact Bernard J. Milano at
201.505.3496, or email email@example.com