University of Dallas Announces Partnership with Southwest Airlines

Gupta College of Business Offers Educational Opportunities for Employees, Dependents

 Date Published: May 24, 2017

University of Dallas Announces Partnership with Southwest AirlinesThe University of Dallas announced a partnership between the Satish & Yasmin Gupta College of Business and the one of the nation’s premier air carriers, Southwest Airlines. The new agreement aims to further enable the college to advance its mission to prepare students in a wide variety of management specialties, serving a range of industries.

“Southwest has built a company culture grounded in exceptional customer service,” said Gupta College of Business Dean Brett J. L. Landry. “Their commitment to their customers combined with our commitment to prepare students to become competent, responsible managers who are also principled and moral leaders, makes this partnership a natural fit.”

Through this agreement, all Southwest Airlines employees and their dependents will be eligible for tuition benefits when enrolling at the University of Dallas. Benefits can be applied to undergraduate and graduate degrees in the Gupta College of Business as well as continuing education programs in the college’s Center for Executive Education.

Southwest Airlines joins other university partners, including Michaels, Kroger and CHRISTUS Health.

"The University of Dallas is proud to partner with a company that recognizes their people as their greatest strength," said University of Dallas Director of Corporate Relations and Partnerships Halley Netsch. "Because of their investment in their people, their company culture is one of the world's best, and we welcome their employees in our classrooms." 

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