A top business school targets Charlotte expansion

CHARLOTTE — The Kenan-Flagler Business School at UNC Chapel Hill wants to bring its two-year executive MBA program to Charlotte beginning this fall, the school’s dean confirmed Wednesday in an interview with the Charlotte Business Journal.

Retired Bank of America Corp. CEO Hugh McColl Jr., a UNC alum, is among the most vocal of many local business leaders who have encouraged the business school to expand here, Kenan-Flagler Dean Doug Shackelford said.

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On Wednesday, Shackelford told faculty members that exploratory steps are underway for a Charlotte campus but many steps remain before the move can occur.

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