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.

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Parents Support University in Late Daughter's Memory

Mike Kiegerl's youngest daughter, Christine, would have graduated from UD in the Class of 1994, but just before her graduation, she was struck by an impaired truck driver and died instantly. Kiegerl and his wife, Peggy, established the Christine S. Kiegerl Memorial Scholarship in their girl's memory in 1997.

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UD in Service: Ph.D. Students Share 'Confessions' in South Irving

UD students not only read St. Augustine's "Confessions" in Rome, traveling to Ostia to marvel at the place in which, according to Book IX, St. Augustine and his mother, St. Monica, had a joint mystical vision of God — they also travel 4.4 miles from the Irving campus to read the text with residents of South Irving.

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