Message from the Dean
Congratulations on your decision to join the community of the 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 encourage you to be revolutionary in how you approach your time with us. Put everything on the line: expect to be transformed. Our personalized, experience-based approach to business education will enable you to achieve your aspirations. Be ethical in all things and aspire to make a sustainable difference in the world. Be a revolutionary in the cause of the common good.
We view ourselves as your partners and we will do everything we can to help you become business-ready and to connect you to world-class opportunities. 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 into the business school 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.
Here you are joining a community. We care. You will notice that difference from the moment you arrive 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