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

Meet the Class of 2023: Incoming Drama Major Will Direct, Write

Aspiring drama (and perhaps also English) major Klemens Raab, BA '23, has been hanging around UD his whole life, since he only lives about a mile away from the university's Irving campus, and his parents (Klemens, BA '00 MA '06, and Gina (LeBaron), BA '99) are both alumni. He's already experienced the Rome campus, too, having participated in the summer High School Rome Program Shakespeare in Italy last year.

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Alumna Joins UD Board of Trustees

The University of Dallas Board of Trustees has added another alumna to its ranks: Mary Devlin Capizzi, BA '88 MBA '89, a one-time Spanish major who is now a partner at Drinker, Biddle & Reath, LLP, a national, full-service law firm founded in Philadelphia in 1849.

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Capstone Professor Celebrates Half a Century

"I ended up at UD by accident," said Professor of Management Bruce Evans, who has taught at UD for 50 years now. Half a century ago, he and his brother were heading home to the East Coast from a camping trip and stopped by UD on a whim; Bob Lynch, dean of the newly formed Graduate School of Management (now the Satish & Yasmin Gupta College of Business), hired Professor Bruce, as he is known by students, on the spot.

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