The College of Business and Technology strives for quality and continuous improvement in all of its endeavors, and its actions and expectations are based on the fundamental values of Western Illinois University to include academic excellence, educational opportunity, social responsibility, and personal growth. In an environment characterized by growing global economic forces, differences in organizational and cultural values, cultural diversity, and changing technology, the College of Business and Technology actively prepares students to make meaningful contributions to their professions and the larger society in which they work and live.
The mission of the College of Business and Technology is to prepare students for professional careers and life-long learning in a globalized economy. We provide an innovative and applied education in business and technology that fosters the highest level of academic standards, integrity, and ethics among our constituents.
Our vision at the College of Business and Technology is to be a place of excellence for talented students, faculty, and staff. We foster excellence through innovative, technology focused programs. We offer an array of learning opportunities for students. We have dedicated faculty who are excellent teachers and recognized professionally for their work. We engage in collaborative relationships with industry through joint technology development, sponsored programs, and applied research.