Vision, Mission & Values


The School of Business provides access and support to empower our students with the knowledge, skills, and values to think critically, communicate effectively, and act responsibly.


To be a notable business school in the region, offering quality undergraduate and graduate programs, through qualified faculty devoted to teaching excellence and relevant research, with a commitment to continued engagement, impact, and innovation.

The School of Business will achieve this vision through:

  • Excellence in teaching utilizing a comprehensive curriculum.
  • Professional development for enhancing teaching and research skills.
  • Input from students, alumni, business practitioners, and community leaders to enrich our programs.
  • Intellectual, career, and leadership development opportunities for students by engagement with professionals in their field of study.
  • Continuous improvement of our programs by identifying opportunities for improvement and taking appropriate actions to enhance learning.

The Core Values to which we are committed are:

  • Excellence pursued through innovation in teaching, research, and service to create a positive learning experience, intellectual rigor, and shared knowledge.
  • Integrity promoted by professionalism supported by ethical behavior, teamwork, mutual respect, and appreciation for our diverse world.
  • Student Centeredness provided by personalized attention in a supportive environment to students with small classes, ongoing academic and career advising, and effective interaction with administration, faculty, and staff.