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College of Business & Public Administration
668 N. Riverpoint Blvd. Suite A
Spokane, WA 99202
phone: 509.828.1223
fax: 509.828.1275

Mission Vision Values and Goals

Click HERE to read our detailed College of Business and Public Administration Strategic Plan

CBPA Vision Statement  

To have its programs in business, economics, public administration and planning recognized for their excellence and to be the college of first choice in the region educating public, private and non-profit leaders.

CBPA Mission Statement

The CBPA exists to develop students who think critically, act ethically, and contribute to evolving public and private sector environments.

In addition to the College of Business and Public Administration Vision and Mission, our EWU Business departments (Finance and Marketing, Information Systems and Business Analytics, Management, and Professional Accounting) have adopted the following:

EWU Business Vision Statement

Our competitive business program is the first choice in the region.

EWU Business Mission Statement

Focused on the region and open to the world, we provide students, especially first generation and nontraditional students, with an accessible, quality business education. 

Mission Statement Components: EWU Business is committed to:     

  • Emphasizing excellence in learning and teaching through a student-centered learning environment.
  • Striving to accommodate the needs of our part-time, returning and non-traditional students.
  • Developing students' knowledge and understanding of different cultures and fostering a deep appreciation of diversity.
  • Encouraging faculty excellence in teaching and service.
  • Encouraging faculty members to conduct and publish quality research.
  • Responding to constituencies, such as businesses, alumni, regarding the business education needs in a changing business environment.

Motto: Focusing on the region - open to the world

Core Values:    All EWU Business faculty members embrace the following principles and philosophy:


  • Academic excellence
  • Professional Preparedness
  • Community Engagement
  • Integrity
  • Inclusiveness

Major Goals:
Deliver accessible quality academic programs.

Encourage and reward effective teaching

Disseminate high-quality, meaningful, and timely research to the academic, business, and governmental communities.

Facilitate meaningful engagement with the business community

Recruit, develop, and retain highly qualified faculty, advisors, staff, administrators, and students.

Maintain strong relationships with external constituenciesMaintain sound administrative procedures and practice


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