Alaska Airlines Magazine

Degrees of Innovation

September 3rd, 2013

Alaska Airlines Magazine’s latest feature on education begins and ends showcasing BGI’s agile approach to a world facing a host of shifting issues. According to writer Eric Gold, BGI “created an institution very much attuned to the need for education to address contemporary realities.” John Gardner, BGI Dean and Provost, mentions in his interview with Gold that in addition to BGI’s focus on the triple-bottom-line of people, planet, and profit “business with purpose is something I think society as a whole is really gravitating toward.”

The article goes into BGI innovations such as the next-generation campus model (of not owning one) and creative delivery models like our hybrid MBA in Sustainable Systems. But we’re most honored by Rachel Maxwell’s statement in the article that “The reason I chose BGI was that I knew I wanted to be on the leading edge of doing positive things for the future,” a hope that Gold notes has paid off.

Read more online, starting at page 110 of the September 2013 issue of Alaska Airlines Magazine.