Our Mission

A first-choice institution for practice-oriented business education.

The Satish & Yasmin Gupta College of Business is a professional school whose primary purpose is to prepare its students to become competent and responsible managers who are also principled and moral leaders. To accomplish this purpose, we select and retain a diverse and talented faculty and staff. We encourage our faculty to engage in real world practices that support their teaching and research agendas. Our faculty emphasize teaching and learning and engage in basic, applied, and pedagogical research.

Mission

The mission of the College's undergraduate business programs is to build a foundation for the students' life-long development of the intellectual, moral, and professional capacity necessary to lead profit and not-for-profit organizations effectively. Accordingly, the College's programs shall foster an environment where the students learn the fundamentals of business in the context of becoming ethical and effective decision-makers. Appropriate to a liberal education, the College's programs strive to be innovative in their course offerings to provide opportunity for intensive study. Its undergraduate programs stand united with the Constantin undergraduate college in the shared mission to prepare students for a meaningful and fulfilling life's work, whether through immediate career entry or through further education in graduate and professional schools.

The Satish & Yasmin Gupta College of Business' Graduate School of Management is a professional school that strives to endow its graduates with the skills and practical wisdom essential to the successful practice of management. Serving a domestic and international community of MBA and MS students at different stages of their careers, the College endeavors to help its students accomplish their professional objectives by providing high-quality, practice-oriented, convenient management education. The College seeks to prepare its students in a wide variety of management specialties and to serve a range of industries, primarily providing management education at the master's degree level. The College understands that its historic ability to find innovative and effective ways of meeting these student needs is a unique competency that is essential to the school's future success.

News

Professor Applies Lessons Learned from Autistic Sons to All Life

Former Affiliate Assistant Professor of Spanish Nicole (Hammerschmidt) Lasswell, BA '03, and her husband, Martin, have two sons, Will and Stevie, both of whom have autism. For World Autism Awareness Day, the family was interviewed on Telemundo; because the boys are thriving, it seemed particularly important to the Lasswells to share their story and their hope with others.

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Alumnae Unpack Dense Theological Concepts, Aim to Impact Culture

The first time Monica Ashour, MTS '95 MH '04, read St. John Paul II's "Man and Woman He Created Them: A Theology of the Body" was in 2000 with a small, grassroots group of parents and teachers, including DeAnn (Barta) Stuart, Ph.D., BA '98 MH '04, and Annie (Duffin) Vining, MTh '03. This group went on to found The Theology of the Body Evangelization Team Inc. (TOBET) on the Feast of the Immaculate Conception, Dec. 8, 2001.

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University of Dallas Names New Vice President for Advancement

UD is pleased to announce the appointment of Jason Wu Trujillo as its new vice president for university advancement. Trujillo currently serves as chief development officer and director of the Honor the Future campaign at the University of Virginia (UVA) Law School Foundation, which conducts alumni relations, external affairs, fundraising and endowment management for the benefit of the UVA School of Law. He begins his new role at the end of June.

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