The Lundy-Fetterman School of Business Mission
The Lundy-Fetterman School of Business is a community of scholars and professionals who are committed to developing students as responsible individuals through an emphasis on professional education, entrepreneurial attitudes, Christian values, and practical experiences. The mission of the School of Business, at both the undergraduate and graduate levels,is to engage students in a learning process that provides a comprehensive professional education, instills a passion for life-long learning, creates a commitment to service, and examines ethical behavior in the business environment. Graduates of the Lundy-Fetterman School of Business are prepared for careers in a rapidly changing business environment. They are aware of the significance of technology in business organizations, the value of a global perspective in planning, the need for an understanding of cultural diversity, and the process of continuous improvement in shaping business operations.
The Lundy-Fetterman School of Business strives to be recognized as a premier business school known for its free enterprise based curriculum, distinctive academic programs, practical work experiences, and values-based entrepreneurial emphasis.
The actions and activities of the facility and staff are based on a core of values held in the School of Business. Seven specific belief statements form the foundation for these core values.
- The creation of a caring family-type environment is essential in the personalized style of education provided to students.
- An entrepreneurial free enterprise focus is important to all aspects of the academic programs.
- Programs of study on all campuses will provide for academic excellence.
- Practical work experiences are an important part of a holistic educational process in the School of Business.
- An understanding of Christian values provides a solid foundation for a life-long commitment to service in business or professional environments.
- A strong liberal arts academic foundation is a critical component of a true professional education.
Faculty and staff should model a passion for learning, an understanding of the global environment, and the values of integrity, mutual respect, and accountability in personal and professional relationships.