Dean's Council


Dr. Hasan Pirkul, Dean of the Naveen Jindal School of Management
Dr. Hasan Pirkul,
Dean and Caruth Chair of Management

Thank you for your interest in the Naveen Jindal School of Management Dean’s Council. The council, which celebrates its 10th anniversary in spring 2018, is an important organization that helps build recognition of the school and all it does. Council members improve the Jindal School’s global reputation by promoting – on campus, at home and abroad – its abilities to serve diverse students and interests. The school’s adeptness at addressing wide-ranging management subjects and concerns is a critical component in offering a quality business education.

Dean’s Council activities help create, support and enhance the unique culture of the Jindal School. The school relies on its best, most committed students to serve on the council.

Undergraduate students who serve focus on fostering student engagement. They create an atmosphere of excellence and help other students get the most from their undergraduate experience.

Graduate council members concentrate on growing and solidifying the school’s excellent reputation, and spreading its name recognition. Graduate members may engage in projects to increase their fellow graduate students’ satisfaction. Their success is often reflected in higher approval ratings for the school.

Council achievements have included developing and implementing the Peer to Peer Mentoring program, creating and hosting the annual OWLIE Awards, supporting collegiate competitions and helping to secure student support for important rankings, such as those conducted by Bloomberg Businessweek.

I encourage you to apply for and support the Dean’s Council. I have high expectations for it to continue to enhance our school and our programs. I congratulate past Dean’s Council members for all they have done and achieved, and I look forward to the successes of future members.

Dean’s Council Details

Undergraduate Council

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Graduate Council

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OWLIE Awards

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Dean’s Council Mission

The mission of the Dean’s Council was proposed and adopted on October 12, 2008. The mission reads as follows:

The Jindal School of Management Dean’s Council is dedicated to improving and growing the UT Dallas Jindal School of Management reputation locally, regionally and globally; and committed to protecting and supporting student concerns and working tirelessly with the Jindal School of Management leadership to improve the collegiate experience of all students, both inside and outside the classroom.

The motto “Duty with Dignity” was adopted by the Council in January 2011. It represents the true essence of what it means to be a council member. Members understand that to serve, they must always be dignified and respectful. Council members also understand and accept that to have the honor of membership, there is a responsibility to serve – Thus member of the council serve the Jindal School of Management gladly serve and always remember that “Duty with Dignity” is essential.