Our collaborators | Advisors

  • Earnest Broughton (Offsite Link)

    Earnest Broughton presently serves as Senior Advisor to the Ethics & Compliance Initiative in Arlington, Virginia.  He is also an Executive-in-Residence at the Greehey School of Business at St. Mary’s University in San Antonio. Mr. Broughton served as Executive Director of the Ethics Program for United Services Automobile Association (USAA) from 2000 to 2011 and on the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors for the Ethics and Compliance Association from 2009 to 2011.  He is the co-founder and current President of the Greater San Antonio Ethics and Compliance Roundtable.  Mr. Broughton holds a B.A. in Sociology from Texas State University, and an M.A. in Industrial & Organizational Psychology from St. Mary’s University.

  • Tony Cucolo

    Tony Cucolo joined the University of Texas System in April 2015 as Associate Vice Chancellor for Leadership Development and Veterans Affairs. In this role, Mr. Cucolo is responsible for working with all academic and health institutions in the areas of leadership development for undergraduate and graduate students, leadership development programs for mid-level and senior campus leaders, and the establishment of an executive level leadership institute. Additionally, he is responsible for the coordination and integration of veterans’ affairs and veterans support activities across all institutions. He serves as the system’s liaison to campus ROTC programs and is also a member of UT System’s Department of Defense Advisory Group.

    Mr. Cucolo served more than 35 years in the U.S. Army, retiring at the rank of Major General in September 2014. Before joining the UT System, his final tour of duty was spent leading the US Army War College, an accredited institution for strategic studies, whose student bodies include senior US and foreign national security professionals preparing for leadership positions at the strategic level of the government and the military.

    He earned a bachelor’s degree from the United States Military Academy at West Point and a master’s degree from the University of San Francisco. Among his awards are three Distinguished Service medals, the Bronze Star, the U.S. State Department Superior Achievement award and the French Legion of Honor. He is a Disabled Veteran.

  • Minette Drumwright (Offsite Link)

    Minette (Meme) Drumwright is an associate professor at The University of Texas at Austin in the Stan Richards School of Advertising and Public Relations in the Moody College of Communication and in the Business, Government & Society Department in the McCombs School of Business. She is faculty co-chair of the Bridging Disciplines Programs in Ethics and Leadership and a faculty fellow of the RGK Center for Philanthropy and Community Service.  Drumwright’s research and teaching are in the areas of ethics, leadership, corporate social responsibility, and communication for nonprofit organizations. Before joining the UT faculty, she was on the Marketing faculty of the Harvard Business School.  She received her Ph.D. in business administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

  • Jess Miner (Offsite Link)

    Jess is Executive Director at the Edmond & Lily Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard University. She is a Classicist with primary interests in ancient Greek oratory and comedy, higher education administration, and practical ethics pedagogy. As Executive Director, Jess is responsible for the center’s research agenda as well as oversight of the team managing the Center’s fellowships and programs. She oversees the development and expansion of Center initiatives, including the Innovation in Ethics Education Initiative and the Emergent Trends in Teaching and Learning Ethics at Harvard (ETTLE, part of the National Ethics Project). Prior to joining the Center, she spent five years implementing an ethics across the curriculum program at The University of Texas at Austin.



  • Anne Newman

    As Research Director at the McCoy Family Center for Ethics and Society at Stanford University, Anne advances the Center’s research initiatives, develops and directs the center’s programming for graduate students across campus, and leads the Center’s postdoc program. She received her Ph.D. from Stanford University’s School of Education in philosophy of education. Her research interests focus on the intersection of contemporary political philosophy and education policy, and research ethics. She is a 2009 recipient of a National Academy of Education/Spencer Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship and the author of Realizing Educational Rights: Advancing School Reform through Courts and Communities (University of Chicago Press, 2013) and a co-author of Between Movement and Establishment: Organizations Advocating for Youth (Stanford University Press, 2009). Prior to joining the Center, she was an assistant professor at Washington University and a researcher at the University of California Center for Collaborative Research for an Equitable California.

  • Robert Prentice (Offsite Link)

    Robert Prentice is a professor of business law and business ethics and Founding Chair of the Department of Business, Government & Society at the McCombs School of Business. He is also Faculty Director of Ethics Unwrapped. Professor Prentice is an inaugural member of the UT System Board of Regents Academy of Distinguished Teachers, and recipient of numerous teaching awards. He has taught business ethics for more than 30 years, and publishes often in the field of behavioral ethics and business law.

  • David Spence (Offsite Link)

    David Spence is the Rex G. Baker Centennial Chair in Natural Resources Law at The University of Texas School of Law, and a professor in the Business, Government and Society Department at the McCombs School of Business. His research and teaching focus on business-government relations and the regulation of business, particularly energy and environmental regulation.


  • Charles Teeple

    Charles S. Teeple, IV, is a Real Estate Developer in Central Texas with a focus on multifamily construction.

    Charles is Co-Chairman of the McCombs School of Business Ethics Advisory Council, a Founding Member of its’ Real Estate Finance and Investment Center, and a Life Member of the McCombs Advisory Council.  He also serves as a Member of the IC2 Advisory Board and the Butler School of Music Advisory Council.  Teeple received his BBA in 1966 and MBA in 1970 from McCombs.

    Charles is also a Past President of the Capitol Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America.  He is an Elder at Covenant Presbyterian Church and was recognized as an Outstanding Young Texas Ex.