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Dean's Report

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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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Lillian Mills


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. When I began my tenure at McCombs as an accounting professor in 2006 and later served as department chair, I was excited to embrace our community, our core values, and our focus on the future. Our discernment activities through the years yielded valuable insights, and now we are making significant strides towards achieving strategic goals that emerged from that early detailed planning. Many of our alumni, friends, and corporate partners have been deeply involved— and we are forever grateful.

The future of McCombs is ours to create. As we move forward together, we are proud to share some of the stories of our success in our 2019 Dean’s Report: Year in Review.