A. Gary Anderson
Graduate School of Management

Prof. Turcic and two graduate students

Strategic Plan 2022-2027

The Pursuit of Excellence 2.0

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Our Vision

We pursue excellence in all that we do, as our vision is ...
To be an internationally recognized leader in business education and research.
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Our Mission

We create knowledge through impactful research, unlock potential through exceptional educational experiences, and foster success in an innovative and collaborative environment, thereby contributing to the upward mobility of our diverse student population. 
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Core Values

We accomplish our mission by adhering to our school’s core values: inclusion, integrity, innovation, and collaboration.

Strategic Goals

Through daily cultivation of an inspirational working Environment, we enhance Engagement and Empower our stakeholders. It is a mutually beneficial relationship. Our research and teaching activities contribute knowledge and key insights to our stakeholders and society, and in return, our stakeholders enrich our experiences and relevancy and contribute to the financial stability of the School of Business.

Key Performance Indicators

Our strategic plan details how we will accomplish our goals and, in doing so, will ensure fulfillment of our mission. The following categories of measurement will serve as the principal gauges of our success:






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  • Student success
  • Student caliber and diversity
  • Faculty and staff diversity







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  • Fiscal strength
  • Efficiency
  • Institutional reputation
  • Faculty productivity and reputation






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  • Societal impact
  • Recent alumni employment outcomes
  • Alumni engagement


Strategic Plan Implementation

We will focus our efforts on the following projects:
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Complete the construction of the new business school building that will foster organic interaction and serve as a signature landmark for all our stakeholders.

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Continue working on the conversion of the business administration major to a four-year major and integrating new pre-business admitted students into the business school community.

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Review and revise curricula in the undergraduate and graduate programs to enhance students’ competitiveness in the job market.

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Expand the Career Development Center to increase industry outreach and to support student achievement.

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Focus on diversity, equity, inclusion in recruiting students, staff, and faculty.

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Enhance and sustain engagement between employers, alumni, donors, and the school.

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Offer an online MBA program.



View our Strategic Plan 2022-2027:




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