McCombs In The Media
The Texas Executive MBA program (EMBA) in Austin ranks no. 55 globally in the Financial Times’ 2009 rankings. For the second year in a row, McCombs EMBA ranks no. 19 for U.S. schools and no. 3 in Texas (slightly behind Rice and UT Dallas).
Prabhudev Konana is the William H. Seay Centennial Professor and Distinguished Teaching Professor at the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin. There is justified public outrage at the obscenely large executive compensation. Should the government regulate compensations in the private sector even when there is no government money involved?
Management Professor John S. Butler won the Special Achievement Award at the 2009 Tech Innovation Awards, sponsored by the Austin Business Journal.
Edward Anderson Jr. is one of the leaders in a research group that received more than $700,000 in federal stimulus money from the National Science Foundation to study how innovation unfolds in platforms such as the iPhone.
U.S News and World Report ranked the McCombs School of Business the sixth best business program in its 2010 survey of undergraduate programs.
Few people in McKinney possess the historic scope of how the city has changed over the last decades while continually helping to add to that change while embodying the essence of integrity and solely focused on helping the community. Bill Dowdy, BBA ’49, is just one such person whose love of McKinney and community service continues at the age of 84, as he has served the community he was born in for decades.
Television broadcasting company Belo Corp. has elected McHenry T. Tichenor Jr., MBA ’79, to serve on the company’s board of directors, effective Aug. 3. Tichenor’s term will run for a year. He will be eligible for re-election by the shareholders when his term expires in May 2010.
As City of Austin officials seek feedback on next year's proposed budget at public hearings this month, they will be asking residents to accept a higher property tax rate and shoulder some of the burden of a budget crunch. But city estimates of how much city taxes would increase for the typical homeowner use a narrow set of data that may underestimate the effect on many households.