Message from the Dean
Congratulations on your decision to join the community of the Raymond A. Mason School of Business at The College of William & Mary. We know you had other excellent options, and we are delighted that you have chosen us for the next important stage in your educational and personal development.
We are your partners and your advancement in the understanding and practice of business management and leadership is our shared goal. You join a community filled with the best faculty in the nation who actively contribute to the ongoing conversation of business. They are committed to your intellectual, personal, and professional development. We bring business to you to develop the whole person and to help you achieve your aspirations as a leader. Our remarkable executive partners join the efforts of our faculty and program teams to help us lead business schools in having companies and executives working one-on-one with our students and side-by-side with our faculty.
We encourage you to challenge yourself and step outside your comfort zone while you are with us. Expect to be transformed. Our personalized, experience-based approach to business education will enable your rapid progress. Be ethical in all things and aspire to make a sustainable difference in the world.
One aspect of the Raymond A. Mason School community should already be obvious: We care about you. You will notice that difference from the moment you engage with us and throughout your time with us. You will become a part of us and we will become a part of you. With the foundation of the history, tradition, and legacy of William & Mary and the relationships you will develop with faculty, business leaders, executives, and your fellow students, you will be connected to a powerful community that will help you make your mark on the world of business. And you will join our accomplished alumni living lives of principled achievement and known for their preparation, their integrity, their intelligence, their willingness to work hard, and their understanding of what really matters in business and in life.
Lawrence B. Pulley
Dean and T.C. and Elizabeth Clarke Professor of Business