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Strategic Objectives

Approved: 22 May 2020

Vision

The Fogelman College of Business and Economics (FCBE) empowers a diverse student body by providing world-class business educational experiences and contributes to the economic vitality and global competitiveness of Memphis and Mid-South region through our research, teaching, and outreach.

Mission

To develop a diverse community of career-ready students into ethical critical thinkers, problem solvers, and successful future leaders. To elevate the profile of FCBE as a business thought leader by creating and disseminating knowledge. To promote intellectual, economic, and social well-being of the communities we serve through engaged scholarship.

Inspiration

Be a world-class research university through a faculty-enterprise approach to innovation and impact. Human capital is the essential element to success—and engaged faculty are the anchor for enterprises that interconnect students, staff, and community to create and disseminate knowledge. Faculty enterprises integrate academic programs, research centers/labs, sponsored/grant-based scholarship, and community engagement. Investment in faculty enterprises will yield the greatest return for all university stakeholders.

Values

The primary values that drive the objectives of the Fogelman College of Business and Economics (FCBE) are:

  • Student Success
  • Impactful Research
  • Community Engagement
  • Accelerated Equity
  • Agile Innovation
  • Transparent Accountability

Objectives

Objective 1 (Students): Transform students' social mobility through business education

Objective 2 (Research): Engage in high levels of globally recognized and impactful research activity

Objective 3 (Engagement): Be a value-added, essential partner to the university and external communities

Objective 4 (Equity): Empower all stakeholders to bring their authentic selves to acquire, create, and share knowledge

Objective 5 (Innovation): Deliver a transformative business education experience through agile innovation

Objective 6 (Accountability): Employ a process for achieving objectives that values transparency and accountability