Ruth Tolman

Ruth Tolman

Director of Student Life

Ruth Tolman is the Director of Student Life at Duke’s Fuqua School of Business.  Her primary responsibilities include working with student club leadership, advising the Net Impact Club especially, and administering select programs that enhance the social impact dimension of the MBA student experience, including the Fuqua on Board program (FOB).  Ruth began her work at Fuqua in 2007, working as the Assistant Director of The Center for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship (CASE).   In her role at CASE, Ruth similarly supported the Daytime MBAs interested in social impact with advising, program, and event management related to social entrepreneurship.  Prior to coming to Fuqua, supported MBA programming at the UNC Center for Sustainable Enterprise (CSE) at the Kenan-Flagler Business School.  Ruth holds a B.S. in biochemistry from Brigham Young University and a MBA from Duke’s Fuqua School of Business.