(Bill) H. Glick, Ph.D., H. Joe Nelson III Professor of Management, has served
as dean of the Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business since July 2005. While
at Rice University, Dr. Glick pursued a successful
growth for excellence strategy. During this period, the school has:
Developed and completed a $65,000,000 capital
campaign focused on scholarships, faculty and programs.
Built full-time faculty to 64 (up from 48 in
Fall 2005). Increased the number of excellent faculty holding endowed chair
positions from 13 to 20.
Improved faculty recruiting and research
support, contributing to an increase in research productivity in the top 45
academic and practitioner journals tracked by the Financial Times. The
increased productivity led to a top 28 ranking among Financial Times Full-time MBA programs in the U.S. Four faculty
members also were recognized among the most prolific scholars in recent
publications in marketing and management.
Enhanced faculty teaching quality, resulting
in an “A” from Businessweek for the
MBA for Professionals program and rated top 10 for Best Professors by Princeton Review for three consecutive
Supported and developed current faculty
leading to promotions for the majority of full-time faculty continuing from
Significantly revised curriculum in existing
programs and launched four new programs: Rice MBA for Professionals (weekday
evening and weekend options), Rice Undergraduate Business Minor, Rice Education
Entrepreneurship Program and Ph.D. in Business.
Increased total enrollment 81 percent while
improving selectivity and admissions standards. All three Rice MBA programs are
now among top 25 in student quality metrics.
In the Rice MBA full-time program, average GMAT scores increased from 602 to
676 and selectivity moved to 24th place in the 2014 US News top 50. Rice MBA for
Executives admissions standards also improved with average work experience up to 14
years. And, the executives ranked 6th in ‘salary today’ in the U.S.
among alumni 3 years post graduation with an annual salary of roughly $198,000
–Student quality for the Rice MBA for Professionals was ranked A+
for “Caliber of Classmates” by Businessweek.
Established Rice MBA as a diversity
leader across all three programs in terms of
percentages of women and underrepresented minorities. Among US News Top 50
Full-Time MBA Programs, our percentages of underrepresented minorities
typically rank among the top 15 and our percentages of women are generally
among the top 20. Based on our benchmarking of
top part-time programs, our underrepresented minority percentage
typically ranks among the top 5. Although comparative data is not available
among EMBA programs, our percentage of underrepresented minorities is probably
among the top 5 nationally.
Followed the vision of Jesse H. Jones to develop and/or
create several local and global community-oriented activities, including: Rice
Summer Business Institute for under-served high school students; Rice Education
Entrepreneurship Program to develop innovative leadership for K-12 under-served
schools; Houston Oriented Social Enterprise Case Analysis as a capstone course
for Rice MBA for Executives and for Professionals; and Rice Board Fellows
program that places Rice MBA students on local non-profit boards.
to the business community with more symposia, speaker events and Action
Learning Projects. This has contributed to the creation of a network of 50
alumni and employers is up significantly across all three Rice MBA programs
with Professional MBA graduates ranked top 10 in salary increases while
in the program by Businessweek. In
the U.S., full-time and EMBA graduates are both ranked among the top 15 in aims
achieved, top 25 in salary 3 years after graduation and top 2
in percentage salary increase from matriculation to 3 years after graduation
by Financial Times (Part-time
programs not ranked by Financial Times).
strong corporate relations program to connect to major recruiters, employers of
fully employed students, donors, executive education and alumni.
giving participation rate by more than 30 percent with current use gifts to the
annual fund totaling more than five times prior annual giving.
enrollments increasing over 80 percent, modest tuition increases consistent
with peer schools, rapid growth in executive education and increased
philanthropic support, total revenues for the Jones School have increased 79
percent from FY06 through FY13.
Dr. Glick received his Ph.D. in business administration from the
University of California-Berkeley in 1981 and his A.B. in psychology from the
University of Michigan in 1975. His first faculty appointment was at the
University of Texas at Austin where he became Director of the Business Honors
Program. He also served as the chair of the Department of Management at Arizona
State University and a visiting professor at INSEAD. He
currently serves as Vice Chair/Chair Elect of the
board of the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
International (AACSB),on the Leadership Circle for Vision 2020, a national
organization dedicated to gender equality, and on the Big
Brothers Big Sisters Lone Star Advisory Board.