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Dean's Report

McCombs School of Business McCombs School of Business

Dean's Report 2019: Year In Review

Read about the year at Texas McCombs: the top stories, the dean’s strategic plan, appointments and promotions, major events, faculty and student awards and achievements, the latest program updates, and more.

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Deans Letter

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Jay Hartzell

Interim President Designate

Human Centered. Future Focused. 

From the Dean

‚ÄčTo move into the future boldly, institutions must assess their strengths, identify what sets them apart, define their guiding principles, and chart a clear path forward with solid milestones. Several years ago, when I began my tenure as dean, we started this process at McCombs. Our discernment activities yielded many valuable insights, and now we are making significant inroads towards achieving the strategic goals that came out of that planning. Many of our alumni, friends, and corporate partners have been deeply involved— and we are grateful.


The future of McCombs is ours to create. As we move forward together, we are proud to share in this dean’s report some of the stories of our past year’s success.