Summary: For the real World
For the real World
On July 12, 2000, a 60-year-old business school, formerly known as the College of Business Administration at the University of Houston,
received the largest upfront award to any single college in the history of the university. Charles T. "Ted" Bauer, co-founder of Aim management
Group, endowed the college with a gift of $40 million. The business school proudly took his name, becoming the C. T. Bauer College of
Business. The major gift set the transformation of Bauer College as a premier metropolitan business college into motion.
Led by Dean Arthur D. Warga, Bauer College has attracted and retained world class faculty, developing innovative
curriculum and establishing unique programs designed to bring students and business together. The results include an
updated curriculum, twice the number of faculty, and targeted certificate programs in energy, entrepreneurship and
finance that prepare Bauer graduates for success in a global economy.
melcher Hall, Bauer College's home, boasts a downtown corporate ambience. The lobby's neon ticker rotates
current stock prices overhead while multiple flat-screen TVs on the media wall air CNN 24/7. The lobby is part of the
Aim Center for investment management, deemed one of the best designed business school classrooms in the U.S. by
American School and University magazine. The center includes the ticker, video wall, 16-station trading laboratory,
36-seat classroom, and 20-seat executive conference room. WiFi access and a Starbucks add to Bauer's dynamic
Bauer continues to achieve extraordinary success with a superb faculty, excellent staff, passionate alumni, brilliant students, generous