Leadership
19 April 2024

20 Questions: Susan Sobbott (MBA ’90)

Learn what propels Susan Sobbott (MBA ’90), Darden alumna and trailblazer for women’s leadership, in this edition of 20 Questions.

19 March 2024

Q&A: Post-Sabbatical, Scott Beardsley Assesses the Opportunities Ahead for Darden

In January, Scott Beardsley returned to his role of Dean of the Darden School of Business after a six-month sabbatical, during which he studied and researched at Oxford University’s Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics on the intersection of artificial intelligence, ethics and wellbeing. The Darden Report caught up with Beardsley to discuss his experience in the U.K., and to look ahead and explore some other items of importance to the Darden School community.

05 March 2024

Meet Rob Weiler: Darden School Foundation’s New President

This conversation offers a closer look at the new president of the Darden School Foundation — an independent, nonprofit, tax-exempt corporation that supports the Darden School and its academic mission.

28 February 2024

Cycle of Giving: A Road Racer’s Ride to Leadership and Making a Difference at Darden

Mandy Lozano (MBA '09), Darden alumna and member of the Darden School Foundation Board of Trustees, on leadership lessons from her professional cycling career, transitioning to corporate leadership and the motivation that drives her philanthropy.

26 January 2024

Charlie Baker Talks Leading NCAA Into Uncertain Future, Life Lessons With UVA Darden Students

National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) President Charlie Baker joined Professor Kimberly Whitler for a Q&A at The Forum Hotel on Darden’s Charlottesville Grounds, during which the two discussed leadership lessons from Baker’s career; the rise of name, image and likeness (NIL) for college athletes; and the bumpy road ahead for the NCAA and college athletics.

19 December 2023

UVA Darden Professor Laura Morgan Roberts Ranked as Top Global Thinker

Darden Professor Laura Morgan Roberts has been named to the Thinkers50 list for 2023. The organization cites Roberts’ extensive research and consulting efforts focused on the science of maximizing human potential in diverse organizations and communities.