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SOURCE The Mason School of Business at The College of William & Mary
Forum brings together leaders from business, law and government with students at the Mason School of Business, William & Mary Law School
WILLIAMSBURG, Va., Sept. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Mason School of Business at the College of William & Mary and William & Mary Law School announce the Third Annual of the McGlothlin Leadership Forum.
Named in honor of James McGlothlin, Chairman and CEO of The United Company, this year's edition of the Forum will be October 8-10, 2013.
The Forum will feature a series of discussions between and among the McGlothlin Leadership Forum Fellows - pre-eminent leaders in their fields - and students and faculty of the business and law schools, culminating in a plenary session of open exchange, active debate, and analysis of the challenges of the global economy and the political, legal, and free enterprise systems that comprise it. The Forum Fellows will be chosen annually and exemplify the pinnacle of leadership, vision, integrity, and revolutionary thinking.
The McGlothlin Forum Fellows for 2013 are:
Conceived and designed by McGlothlin, a 1962 graduate of the College, a 1964 graduate of the law school, and honored by the College in 2000 with a Doctor of Laws honorary degree, the Forum intends to prepare students to make a difference in the world by expanding their understanding of the vital roles of leadership and accountability in global political, legal, and economic systems.
"The Leadership Forum will bring William & Mary students in touch with the highest caliber leaders in business and law in our nation. This highly personal program is intended to inspire our students to the highest level of achievement possible," said McGlothlin.
On October 9, Forum Fellows will meet with students of the business and law schools throughout the day and then convene a plenary session, which will be on the topic of current leadership challenges in business, law and politics. The plenary session is open to the public and will be in the Brinkley Commons Room in Alan B. Miller Hall at 2 p.m. and will be available via live video stream from the forum website as well.
For additional information on the McGlothlin Leadership Forum, visit the forum website: http://mason.wm.edu/mcglothlin_forum/
About the Mason School of Business
The Mason School of Business is an AACSB-accredited school of business. Students are immersed in real business situations throughout the undergraduate and graduate business education programs. Executive Partners, the school's pioneering model of faculty-executive partnership in and out of the classroom, Career Acceleration Modules, and Leadership Advantage combine to form a highly personalized, experience-based education that is unmatched by most business schools today. The school was named for William and Mary alumnus, Raymond A. "Chip" Mason in November 2005 and moved into Gold LEED-certified Alan B. Miller Hall, in Fall 2009.
The College of William and Mary, located in Williamsburg, VA, is one of the nation's premier state-assisted liberal arts universities and believes that excellence in teaching is the key to unlocking intellectual and personal possibilities for students. Dedicated to this philosophy and committed to limited enrollment, the College provides high-quality undergraduate, graduate and professional education that prepares students to make significant contributions to the Commonwealth of Virginia and the nation. As the second-oldest institution of higher learning in the United States and educational home to many early American leaders, The College is revered as the "alma mater of a nation."
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