Geoffrey Basye

Geoffrey is media relations director at GMAC™
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Biden Policy Agenda Stands to Create Friendlier Policy Environment for International Students in the United States

Posted by Geoffrey Basye on Nov 17, 2020 8:00:00 AM

With the US presidential election over and decided, well kind of, President-elect Joe Biden is moving forward with the building of his new administration. Though many of the faces surrounding the soon-to-be president may not look new as they bring years of policy and political experience into the fold. This week, Biden tapped long-time Washington strategist and operator Ron Klain to serve as White House chief of staff and other cabinet-level nominees are expected to be floated as the United States approaches its Thanksgiving holiday.


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Topics: GMAC News, Viewpoints

Biden Victory Represents New Path Forward for American Business—And Business Schools

Posted by Geoffrey Basye on Nov 7, 2020 2:23:32 PM

Jackie Joyner-Kersee, former UCLA track star and winner of three gold, one silver, and two bronze Olympic medals said, “It's better to look ahead and prepare, than to look back and regret.” After a tumultuous four years, President-elect Biden’s victory in the US presidential election stands to greatly alter America’s future, not just at home, but abroad as well.


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Topics: GMAC News, Viewpoints

Trump Administration Follows-Up Suspension of Skilled Worker Permits by Taking Aim (Again) at Student Visas

Posted by Geoffrey Basye on Oct 1, 2020 9:00:00 AM

While data shows the tremendous classroom and economic benefits associated with welcoming foreign students, the US government seems intent on keeping them out.


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Topics: GMAC News

President Trump’s Executive Order Another Blow to Business Schools

Posted by Geoffrey Basye on Jul 1, 2020 1:00:00 PM

Trump policy restricts student mobility and job creation in United States.


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Topics: GMAC News

GMAC Welcomes One of Portugal’s Leading Business Schools to Membership

Posted by Geoffrey Basye on Mar 16, 2020 2:00:00 PM

The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), a global association of leading graduate business schools, newest member reflects the importance of globalization and diversification in graduate management education.


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Topics: GMAC News

GMAC Welcomes Four New Business Schools to its Membership

Posted by Geoffrey Basye on Dec 11, 2019 10:00:00 AM

The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), a global association of leading graduate business schools, welcomes four new members.


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Topics: GMAC News

Where Are All the B-School Applicants Going?

Posted by Geoffrey Basye on Oct 23, 2019 11:00:00 AM

The Graduate Management Admission Council™ (GMAC™) in partnership with Duke University identifies global and US policy recommendations that can better facilitate the cross-border movement of talent in a knowledge economy.


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Topics: Viewpoints

Planning and Preparedness: Essential Elements to Effective Media Relations

Posted by Geoffrey Basye on Jul 31, 2019 11:00:00 AM

At this year’s 2019 GMAC™ Annual Conference pre-conference sessions, Catenya McHenry, communications director for the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin, delivered an insightful presentation on media relations and communications.


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Topics: GMAC Events