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May 18, 2021

Ascend program at UW’s Foster School of Business expands to further support diverse-owned small businesses thanks to $8 million investment from JPMorgan Chase

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In 2016, the Consulting and Business Development Center at the UW’s Foster School of Business partnered with global financial services firm JPMorgan Chase to launch Ascend, a national network of business schools, non-profit lenders and suppliers focused on a goal of accelerating growth of businesses owned by people of color, women and military veterans, especially those operating in inner cities.

December 10, 2018

Frank Hodge named dean of the Foster School of Business

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Frank Hodge has been named the next Orin and Janet Smith dean of the University of Washington’s Foster School of Business, Provost Mark A. Richards announced today. His appointment, set to begin July 9, 2019, is subject to approval by the UW Board of Regents.