A $10 million gift to the University of Chicago from University Trustee Byron D. Trott, AB’81, MBA’82, and his wife, Tina, will help support and expand the UChicago Careers in Business Program, which will be renamed the Trott Business Program. Trott, the founder, chairman and CEO of merchant bank BDT & Company, originally helped to launch the program in 2006.
Over the last 10 years the Trott Business Program has significantly increased the career development opportunities available to undergraduate students interested in business, providing more than 600 students with invaluable business education, experience and mentoring. The selective three-year program brings together the capabilities of the College, the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, the Office of Career Advancement and UChicago’s alumni community to help students develop professionally.
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