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College of Business and Technology

East Tennessee State University


The vision of the College of Business and Technology is to educate, collaborate, innovate, and inspire.


The mission of the College of Business and Technology is to cultivate a diverse community engaged in building relationships through:

  • Educating students to develop knowledge and competencies, enhancing personal and professional opportunities
  • Collaborating across scholarly business, civic, and professional communities
  • Innovating and advancing knowledge in academic and professional communities through research, creative and scholarly endeavors
  • Inspiring students, alumni, and faculty to make meaningful contributions to their professions and communities.


The College of Business and Technology inspirits an environment that:

  • Promotes interdisciplinary collaboration
  • Engages communities
  • Builds enduring relationships
  • Embraces diversity
  • Demands integrity
  • Strives continuously for excellence, improvement, and sustainability
  • Values ingenuity and professionalism


  • Increase financial resources from public, private philanthropy and corporate investment
  • Grow a diverse and vibrant community of empowered faculty and student scholars and alumni who excel in their disciplines and positively impact our region
  • Advance scholarship and creative endeavors to better enhance development, improve quality of life and societal well-being
  • Create and strengthen outreach and service with business and industry within the region
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