Abdul-Jabbar is best known for his dominant career in the NBA. Off the court, Abdul-Jabbar’s wide range of pursuits has led to a towering and enduring legacy as an author and educational ambassador. Salinas ’87 is president and CEO of the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce.
The School of Education is now ranked No. 57 in the nation The College of Business Administration continued to rank highly in various specialty areas, listed in the top 20 for its Entrepreneurship (11), Marketing (14) and Accounting (20) programs.
In the latest update, LMU moved into the Doctoral University: High Research Activity category, a substantive change which recognizes the university’s commitment to high-level research and its growth in doctoral degrees offered to students.
The more than 18,000 prospective students hailed from 49 states and the District of Columbia, plus 120 countries from around the world. First-year applications are up 40 percent in the past five years.