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Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota

The Carlson School of Management is a leader in business education and research. The school connects more than 4,000 current students and 50,000 alumni graduates to unique experiential learning opportunities, dynamic international education programs, and a vibrant network of businesses throughout the state and beyond.

In 1986, Curtis L. Carlson, provided the largest single gift ever given by a living donor, at the time, to a public university. This investment marked the beginning of the Carlson School’s ascent into the upper echelon of business schools.

Carlson and the Carlson Family Foundation are proud to celebrate the Carlson School’s commitment to inspiring effective business leaders. The Foundation carries forward Mr. Carlson’s legacy by supporting, among other important initiatives:
  • Endowed chairs for renowned faculty
  • UNCF scholarships to prospective Carlson graduate students
  • MN Cup, a startup competition and hub to connect Minnesota’s entrepreneurial ecosystem
  • Efforts to promote and engage women in business
Learn more about the Carlson School of Management at carlsonschool.umn.edu.