The College:The Fogelman College of Business & Economics has become a leading business school in the Southeast. Globalization is a strategic emphasis of the College. Degree programs offered include the BBA, MA (Economics), MBA, Executive MBA, International MBA, MS, and PhD. The academic programs of the College are fully accredited by AACSB International. The College faculty of approximately 100 serves over 3,500 students, with approximately 2,500 undergraduates, 950 master's students and 60 doctoral students. The highly qualified faculty is recognized for scholarship and publications in leading academic and professional journals.The University:The University of Memphis is emerging as one of America's great metropolitan research universities. Founded in 1912, the University is a state, tax-assisted institution with an enrollment of more than 22,000 students. The University of Memphis is one of Tennessee's three comprehensive doctoral- extensive institutions of higher learning. It awards more than 3,000 degrees annually. With an enrollment of approximately 22,000 students, The University of Memphis has 25 Chairs of Excellence, more than any other Tennessee university, and five state-...approved Centers of Excellence. The modem and beautifully landscaped campus is centrally located in an attractive residential area of east Memphis. For additional information about the University, visit the Web site at: http://www.memphis.edu.The Community:Located in southwestern Tennessee on the banks of the Mississippi river, Memphis is oneof the South's largest and most attractive cities. In 2020, the population of Memphis was over 650,000, with over 1.3 million in the metropolitan area. Memphis is home to many nationally and internationally known companies, including four Fortune 500 companies: FedEx Corporation, AutoZone, International Paper, and ServiceMaster. Memphis is a major distribution center and boasts the world's second busiest cargo airport. As a primary medical, education, communication, and transportation center, Memphis offers a full range of research opportunities and cultural experiences. The city, known worldwide for its musical heritage, has many fine restaurants, theaters, and museums, as well as one of the nation's largest urban park systems. Memphis has one of the lowest costs of living among metropolitan cities of 600,000 or more and enjoys a mild climate.