MEDIA ADVISORY: Groundbreaking to Commence Construction of New Graduate Business School

The McCombs School of Business will officially break ground on the new 458,000-square-foot graduate business building. The building will house the Texas MBA and Texas Masters of Science in Technology Commercialization (MSTC) programs, expand executive education and conference capacity, and include additional spaces for campus parking. Robert B. Rowling Hall is scheduled to welcome its first class of students in 2017.

WHEN: Friday, Nov. 7, 2-3 p.m.

WHERE: Whitis Avenue at 20th Street (Across from the ATandT Executive Education and Conference Center)

WHO:  Scheduled speakers include University of Texas at Austin President Bill Powers; McCombs School of Business Dean Tom Gilligan; McCombs Graduate Programs Dean Eric Hirst; MBA student and Graduate Business Council President Maureen McCaffery; and McCombs alumnus and former Regent Bob Rowling, whose gift of $25 million launched the campaign to fund the construction of the building.