Carthage will officially celebrate the School of Business and Economics launch on Wednesday, April 5, with keynote speaker Kunal Kapoor, CEO of Morningstar.

The celebration will take place on campus in the A. W. Clausen Center for World Business and features a 4 p.m. reception and networking event with drinks and hors d’oeuvres followed by a 5:30 p.m. opening event with ribbon-cutting, leadership remarks, and keynote speaker Kunal Kapoor. These events are free and open to the public. Business partners, employers, alumni, current and prospective students and families, faculty, and staff are all invited to attend.

Free and open to the public
Reception: 4 p.m. A. W. Clausen Center — Starbucks Lobby
Keynote: 5:30 p.m. A. W. Clausen Center — Wartburg Theatre

Kunal Kapoor, CEO of Morningstar About keynote speaker Kunal Kapoor, CEO of Morningstar

Mr. Kapoor grew from data analyst to CEO in 20 years at Morningstar, a highly influential Chicago-based company that provides resources for investors. “Kunal Kapoor’s success and achievements represent what is possible with a business-focused liberal arts degree,” says Professor Jim Padilla, dean of the new Carthage business school.

By special invitation: Business and Professional Coalition Roundtable

We invite Kenosha’s business and industry leaders to share in the discussion of topics that will drive our curriculum at a pre-celebration roundtable event. The Coalition Roundtable will be co-hosted by members of the Carthage faculty and the Business and Professional Coalition. It will address a wide range of topics related to our economic future. Please contact for more roundtable event details.

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