University of Wisconsin - Madison Ranked High in Producing Top CEOs


The top 10 list of institutions that produce top CEOs includes the public research university - University of Wisconsin - Madison.

Money Magazine,  a magazine that is published by Time Inc., compiled the high ranked list, in which the data were gathered from the educational backgrounds of the recently unleashed Fortune 500, News Wisc Edu reported.

With the strong business and engineering programs of the University of Wisconsin, plus the institution's reputation as one of the top state flagship universities in the nation, UW really deserves to be one of three public colleges to break into the top 10 list, Money Magazine reported.

Among the top 10  universities are Harvard University, Stanford University, Cornell University, Miami University of Ohio, Princeton University, the United States Military Academy, Pennsylvania University, University of Notre Dame and Texas A&M University.

The University of Wisconsin - Madison Chancellor Rebecca M. Blank, stated that the university did not only prides itself in handing out a world-class education, but also molding their students for success after graduation.

Not only the University of Wisconsin produced numerous graduates who became top CEOs, many of those top CEOs gave back to the institution to help future graduates. Thomas J. Falk, the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Kimberly-Clark Corporation, gave $10 million as a donation to the need-based scholarships and endowed faculty positions.

The University of Wisconsin - Madison has a long history of being recognized for producing CEOs. In 2006, UW-Madison tied for first place with Harvard University for producing CEOs who head Standard & Poor's 500 companies (American stock market index).

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