Vision, Mission & Values

Mission

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.

Vision

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.