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Toby McChesney Appointed to GRE Business School Advisory Council

Senior assistant dean for graduate business programs, Dr. McChesney to begin three-year term on the council, which provides insight, perspective and information related to domestic and international graduate business school programs.

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (September 1, 2020)

Toby McChesney, senior assistant dean for graduate business programs in the Leavey School of Business at Santa Clara University, has been appointed to the GRE Business School Advisory Council. Dr. McChesney will serve a three-year term starting September 1, 2020 along with admissions leaders from business schools around the world who provide insight, perspective and information related to domestic and international graduate business school programs.

Dr. McChesney is an active participant in the Graduate Management Education community, currently serving as the Chair of the Advisory Board for BusinessCAS, Chair of the Jesuit Graduate Business Network, PTMBA Committee Member, MBA Roundtable Symposium 2020 Committee Member and Executive MBA Council 2020 Conference Planning Committee Member.  

"My goal is to continue pushing MBA and MS programs forward for the greater good,” said Dr. McChesney, who has successfully led the graduate programs at the Leavey School of Business over the past four years. “I look forward to working closely with other business school leaders and ETS as we look toward the future of admissions testing and business school trends overall, particularly as we navigate the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.”

“The GRE Business School Advisory Council has always been an important part of the GRE Program as we look to continue growing in the business school landscape,” said Alberto Acereda, Executive Director of Global Higher Education at ETS. “We’re excited to have Dr. McChesney joining us at this challenging, yet exciting time.”

About Santa Clara University

Founded in 1851, Santa Clara University sits in the heart of Silicon Valley—the world’s most innovative and entrepreneurial region. The University’s stunningly landscaped 106-acre campus is home to the historic Mission Santa Clara de Asís. SCU has among the best four-year graduation rates in the nation and is rated by PayScale in the top 1% of universities with the highest-paid graduates. SCU has produced elite levels of Fulbright Scholars as well as four Rhodes Scholars. With undergraduate programs in arts and sciences, business, and engineering, and graduate programs in six disciplines, the curriculum blends high-tech innovation with social consciousness grounded in the tradition of Jesuit, Catholic education. 

About Leavey School of Business

Located in the heart of Silicon Valley, one of the most dynamic business environments in the world, the Leavey School of Business combines academic excellence in the 450-year Jesuit tradition, with an energetic, innovative spirit that typifies the region. Santa Clara University’s Leavey School of Business offers one of the nation’s best graduate business programs ranked No. 11 Executive MBA by U.S News & World Report, No. 25 ranked Evening MBA by U.S News & World Report and No. 25 ranked Online MBA by The Princeton Review. For more information, visit www.scu.edu/business.



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