COLLEGE OF BUSINESS

Mission Statement

Through market-responsive academic programs, impactful scholarship, and a student-focused culture, Louisiana Tech University’s College of Business graduates business and academic leaders who are innovative, entrepreneurially minded, and analytically and technologically skilled for a globally competitive marketplace. Building on a vibrant community of life-long learners, our graduates are prepared to positively impact business and society.

Vision

We aspire to be a nationally recognized leader in innovative and experiential undergraduate, masters’, and doctoral business education and a catalyst for economic development and growth in the region and beyond.

Values:

  • Student-Centered
  • Ethical Behavior
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Transparency
  • Accountability
  • Engagement

We embrace the twelve Tenets of Louisiana Tech University: Confidence, Excellence Commitment, Knowledge, Integrity, Respect, Leadership, Loyalty, Enthusiasm, Caring, Hope and Pride.

Distinctiveness:

  • Public high-research, residential campus
  • Premier “technological” university
  • High-touch, engaged teaching pedagogy
  • Collaborative learning environment
  • Louisiana I-20 Tech-Corridor location

Strategic Directions:

Enhance academic excellence

  • Recruit, retain, and place outstanding undergraduate and graduate students.
  • Recruit, retain, and reward outstanding faculty and professional staff.
  • Develop relevant and current learning experiences, curricula and programs.
  • Produce high quality impactful research by faculty and doctoral students.
  • Engage in major internal and external collaborations and partnerships fostering economic development opportunities that involve faculty and students in support of Louisiana’s focus on technology, innovation, and entrepreneurship along the 1-20 corridor.

Enhance recognition and reputation

  • Gain market recognition
  • Earn substantive recognition for scholarship and teaching
  • Produce successful graduates
  • Heighten faculty success
  • Maintain highest standards of AACSB International