The College of Business and Public Administration is committed to nurturing a high quality educational environment that ensures student, faculty, and staff success in its pursuit of academic excellence and achievement. We seek to transform the lives of our students and alumni, ensuring that they become responsible management professionals within a dynamic region and a globally connected world. We strive to be an exemplary regional educational institution that serves our students, community, and alumni. We will emphasize teaching, partnerships/service to our region, and research in business and public administration. Our Mission and Vision are supported by a set of shared values that form the foundation of all our activities. These are not presented in order of preference or importance – we view all as equally important: • We prioritize student success. • We value faculty and staff. • We value and are proud of our alumni. • We value the local community and region. • We value opportunities to infuse the curriculum and programs with knowledge and experience from the international environment.