Various images of the College of Business faculty, alumni, and students.

STRATEGIC CHARTER

MISSION STATEMENT
Through market-responsive academic programs and impactful teaching and scholarship, 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.

VISION
The College of Business aspires to be a national leader in undergraduate, masters and doctoral business education and the recognized engine of economic growth in north Louisiana.

VALUES:

  • Ethical Behavior
  • Mutual Respect
  • 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 & teaching
  • Produce successful graduates
  • Heighten faculty success
  • Retain AACSB accreditation