Evie Lynn’s father emigrated from Sweden and raised his family on a farm in Puyallup, instilling belief in teamwork, long hours and individual responsibility. Graduating from the UW in 1961, Evie began her career as a high school
A public, private and nonprofit leader with more than two decades of executive experience, Kathi Littman joined the Greater Tacoma Community Foundation in 2015 as president and CEO. She has held prominent positions across a variety of fields, ranging from public education leadership to commercial construction management.
Bill Weyerhaeuser grew up in Tacoma and received his undergraduate degree from Stanford University. He earned a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Fuller Theological Seminary’s Graduate School of Psychology, in Pasadena, Calif., and maintained a private counseling practice in Tacoma from 1975 to 1998.
This year all Milgard hooding ceremonies will take place virtually and all are welcome to tune in to celebrate with our graduates. June 10, 2021 - SAVE THE DATE
Lessons in Leadership is an interview series by the Milgard School to share leadership insights from successful leaders in local and regional organizations. With a wealth of talented and accomplished business leaders in the South Sound.
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Programs of Study
The Milgard School of Business at the University of Washington Tacoma offers an undergraduate degree program in Business Administration, as well as an assortment of graduate degree programs.
The Milgard School of Business awards scholarships annually to our enrolled undergraduate and graduate students. Funding for these scholarships come from a variety of contributions that include the Milgard Endowments.
Opened in 2017, the Milgard Success Center (in DOUGAN 290) works with students to think about career paths early in their college experience. Practical and professional advice for internships and job placement.
The Milgard School of Business offers programs of study leading to a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration (B.A.B.A.), Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA), Master of Science in Accounting (MSAcc), a STEM program and the Milgard Freshman Direct Admission program.
UW Tacoma's Business Administration program was established in 1994 and renamed the Milgard School of Business in 2003 in recognition of a generous endowment of $15 million from Gary E. Milgard, the Gary E. Milgard Family Foundation and James A. Milgard.
The Milgards shared a vision of helping to build an outstanding business school at the University of Washington Tacoma. Their gift supports our quest for excellence in all that we do. The Milgard School offers a world-class education that is tailored to the workforce in this region and beyond.