Ken White, Ph.D. is Associate Dean for MBA & Executive Programs at the Raymond A. Mason School of Business at the College of William & Mary. He brings over 20 years of successful leadership experience in higher education to the position. White leads the School's Full-Time, Flex, Executive and Online MBA programs; the Career Management Center; the MBA Admissions Office and the Center for Corporate Education.
Prior to joining the Mason School, White was Associate Dean for MBA & MS Programs at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business. Before that, he served as Vice President for Communication & Marketing at the University of Virginia's Darden School of Business.
An award-winning classroom teacher, White holds a doctorate in communication from the University of Missouri. He teaches executive communication to numerous corporate teams, executives and MBA students.
White serves as the host of the Mason School's weekly podcast, Leadership & Business. http://mason.wm.edu/programs/cce/podcast/index.php The podcast features conversations with today's business leaders from around the world.
He is active in the Public Relations Society of America's (PRSA) MBA Initiative that encourages MBA programs to teach strategic communication. He serves on the Graduate Management Admissions Council's (GMAC) Leadership Conference Advisory Group and is active in the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). He shares tips, information and advice pertaining to communication on Twitter @kenwhitephd.
Prior to working in higher education, White was an award-winning television sports anchor. He and his wife, a teacher, have three daughters - a senior at the College of William & Mary, a senior at the University of South Carolina and a freshman at Ohio University.
Areas of Interest/Expertise
- Executive Communication
- Executive Presence
- Storytelling in Business
- Active Listening
- Public Speaking