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Mission Statement

The Gordon Ford College of Business Mission

The mission of the Gordon Ford College of Business is to actively support and engage students, faculty, staff, and community in academic and lifelong professional development, providing the foundation needed to lead in today’s diverse business environments. 


In fulfilling the College and University missions, and with a balanced emphasis on teaching, research, and service, the highly-qualified faculty of the Gordon Ford College strives for effective teaching and active student learning. The faculty demonstrates competency through continuous intellectual activity in discipline-based, applied or instructional research. The currency and relevancy of research and pedagogical activity are supported by active faculty participation with professional associations and projects and other initiatives with business, industry, and government organizations.

AACSB Seal PHD Project

The Gordon Ford College of Business is a top business school with dual AACSB accreditation in both business and accounting programs.



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