UW-Green Bay Finance program one of only four universities in the state of Wisconsin welcomed into CFA Institute University Affiliation program
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 30, 2023
Students in the Cofrin School of Business Finance program rising to career success through preparation for the CFA program
GREEN BAY – The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay has become the latest university to be welcomed into the CFA Institute University Affiliation Program. The Cofrin School of Business Finance program has been acknowledged as incorporating at least 70 percent of the CFA Program Candidate Body of Knowledge (CBOK) and placing emphasis on the CFA Institute Code of Ethics and Standards of Professional Conduct within the program. This program positions students well to obtain the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA®) charter, which has become the most respected and recognized investment credential in the world.
Entry into the CFA Institute University Affiliation Program signals to potential students, employers, and the marketplace that UW-Green Bay curriculum is closely tied to professional practice and is well-suited to preparing students to sit for the CFA examinations.Through participation in this program, UW-Green Bay is eligible to receive a limited number of CFA Program Student Scholarships each year.
“We are incredibly honored and excited to be granted affiliation with the CFA Institute,” said Mathew Dornbush, dean of the Cofrin School of Business at UW-Green Bay. “The reputation and resources that the institute provides will position our students for success. The affiliation boosts curriculum and shows future business students and our region, that we provide the necessary skills and education for them to become fearless leaders in their career.”
UW-Green Bay Cofrin School of Business students are a daring source of untapped confidence. They’re driven by disrupting the norm and inventing the future through innovation. With options that include both undergraduate and graduate programs, students arm themselves with data, carefully analyze scenarios, plan strategically and execute boldly. Graduates of the Cofrin School of Business push the boundaries of education, partnerships and resources throughout the community and the world.
About CFA Institute
CFA Institute is the global association of investment professionals that sets the standard for professional excellence and credentials. The organization is a champion of ethical behavior in investment markets and a respected source of knowledge in the global financial community. Our aim is to create an environment where investors’ interests come first, markets function at their best, and economies grow. There are more than 190,000 CFA charterholders worldwide in 160 markets. CFA Institute has nine offices worldwide and there are 160+ CFA Societies.
For more information, visit www.cfainstitute.org or follow us on Twitter at @CFAInstitute and on Facebook.com/CFAInstitute
About UW-Green Bay
Established in 1965, UW-Green Bay is a public institution serving more than 9,600 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students and 80,000 continuing education learners each year. We educate students from pre- college through retirement and offer 200+ degrees, programs and certificates. UW-Green Bay graduates are resilient, inclusive, sustaining and engaged members of their communities, ready to rise to fearlessly face challenges, solve problems and embrace diverse ideas and people. With four campus locations, the University welcomes students from every corner of the world. In 2021, UW-Green Bay was the fastest-growing UW school in Wisconsin. For more information, visit www.uwgb.edu.