Lee Business School Mission
Our mission is to cultivate leaders who transform business. While our teaching is the most evident means through which we accomplish this mission, our research and service are also foundational to our teaching and our ability to foster such transformational change. Through our teaching, research and service, we transform the lives of our students and the communities we serve – Las Vegas, the state of Nevada, the United States and the world.
The Lee Business School Story
The UNLV College of Business was renamed the Lee Business School in 2011 after a generous gift from local real estate developers and casino owners, Ted and Doris Lee. "The Lee Business School is the culmination of everything we wanted to do," Ted Lee said. "Their gift is really a gift to this community, this city," said son, Greg Lee. Both children of immigrant parents, Ted and Doris Lee have experienced first-hand the life-changing impact of a good education. Ted’s father taught him that education was the most important investment he could make. "No one can steal it from you, and you can’t lose it," he said. Through the Lee’s generosity, several game-changing endowments are made possible, including:
Lee Scholars are a cadre of high-achieving students who will be able to fulfill their dreams of obtaining a world-class education in business. Financial stability afforded by the Lee Scholars program will help to alleviate monetary concerns for recipients, allowing them the opportunity to focus on their studies and immerse themselves in the university experience. Applicants must demonstrate academic excellence and personal integrity. Consideration is given to those who exhibit not only a good academic record but have potential leadership qualities that would augur future success in the business world.