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Lillian Mills Appointed Dean of the McCombs School of Business

The University of Texas at Austin has named Lillian Mills as the permanent dean of the McCombs School of Business. Mills has held the role of interim dean since April 2020 following the appointment of Jay Hartzell as president. Mills’ permanent appointment as dean is effective immediately.

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Texas McCombs Redesigns its Executive MBA Program

Highly Ranked Business School Launches New Curriculum in Fall 2021

AUSTIN (February 3, 2021) The McCombs Executive MBA program at The University of Texas at Austin has been revamped to meet the changing needs of today’s experienced professionals. The program now offers more flexibility and places a stronger focus on leadership and organizational strategy.

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Interdisciplinary program will prepare undergraduate students to vet ideas, understand customer needs, and develop tools to establish product-market fit for new startup ventures.

AUSTIN, TEXAS — The Herb Kelleher Center for Entrepreneurship, Growth, and Renewal in the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin is pleased to announce a partnership with Bank of America designed to increase entrepreneurial diversity and inclusion by supporting the Forty Acres Founders Pre-Accelerator Program.


Texas McCombs Full-Time MBA Program Receives STEM Certification

Top-ranked programs emphasize quantitative management and analytics

AUSTIN, Texas — The University of Texas at Austin’s McCombs School of Business has announced that 14 of its 22 concentrations in its highly ranked full-time MBA program are now STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) certified, demonstrating a level of quantitative rigor across the MBA program.

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 Interim Dean Lillian Mills’ Response to McCombs Employee Arrest

AUSTIN, Texas – The University of Texas at Austin learned Friday, October 2, 2020, that the Criminal Investigations Division in the Office of the Texas Attorney General arrested an adjunct faculty member.

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