Background: “Liberal Arts Council Speaker Series” brings The University of Texas at Austin’s most notable alumni back to the university so they may share their experiences from during and after their education. These alumni provide valuable advice to students about how to use their education to the fullest in order to be successful. The format of the event is an informal interview followed by a Q&A session at which time the audience may ask questions.
Speaker: James Mulva is one of the most distinguished and successful College of Liberal Arts alumnus, heading the third largest integrated oil company in the United States since 2002. He graduated from the university in 1968 with a bachelor's degree and a master's degree in business administration finance in 1969 where he was part of the Naval ROTC program. Mulva currently serves as a director for General Electric. He also is a member of The Business Council, as well as the Board of Visitors for the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston.