School of Business Mission and Vision
As New Haven’s urban, public School of Business, our mission is to transform the lives of a diverse student population. Through curricular and co-curricular learning, we provide business education informed by research. To meet changing workforce needs locally and globally, we cultivate leadership and cross-cultural awareness with an emphasis on sustainability and professional development.
Change for good: To become a recognized business school known for developing mindful leaders who do well by doing good.
Teaching: We instruct students from a variety of perspectives that encourage critical thinking
and ethical behavior.
Scholarship: Our teacher-scholars conduct research in support of our mission, vision, and core values.
Community Engagement: We engage and impact the business community, alumni, students, and other stakeholders.
Balance: We teach at the intersection of scholarship and practical application.
Sustainability: We advocate for the triple bottom line: people, planet and profits.
Entrepreneurship: We value a culture of creativity, innovation, and inspiration.
Access and Diversity: We believe that students of all ethnicities, cultural backgrounds, and socio-economic statuses have the same right to higher education.
Social Justice: We value equality of life for all people, regardless of their position in society.
Excellence: We strive for continuous improvement in all we do.