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College of Business and Public Management

School of Business

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College of Business and Public Management

Dean's Office

Address:
College of Business and Public Affairs
624 South High Street
West Chester, PA 19383

Phone:
610-436-2930


Name: Dr. Jeffrey L. Osgood, Jr.
Position: Interim Dean
Email: JOsgood@wcupa.edu


Name: Dr. Lori Fuller
Position: Associate Dean
Email: LFuller@wcupa.edu


Name: Kathy Koval
Position: Assistant Dean, Director of Business and Public Management Programs
Email: KKoval@wcupa.edu


Name: Cindy Cheyney
Position: Assistant Dean
Email: CCheyney@wcupa.edu


Name: Erika Hineman
Position: Director of Marketing and Communications
Email: EHineman@wcupa.edu


Name: Laurie Christie
Position: Administrative Assistant
Email: LChristie@wcupa.edu


Name: Ruth Flanagan
Position: Administrative Assistant
Email: RFlanagan@wcupa.edu


Name: Paige Carey
Position: Dean's Office Secretary
Email: PCarey@wcupa.edu

Overview

School of
Business Impact Statistics

The School of Business at West Chester University, which is part of the College of Business and Public Management (CBPM), helps students prepare for a career in business. The School is AACSB accredited and offers a wide array of undergraduate and graduate programs in four academic departments - Accounting, Economics and Finance, Management, and Marketing - with top faculty, impactful research, driven students, and the highest standards of quality. The MBA Program is #55 in U.S. News & World Report's rankings of the Best Online MBA Programs for 2016.

Enrollment Trends
All Programs Up 93% Since 2011

Total Student Enrollment
2014-2015 Total Degree Completions - 642

Total Enrollment by Degree (Fall 2015)

  • ACC - 700
  • ECO - 185
  • FIN - 621
  • MGT - 817
  • MKT - 742
  • MBA - 113
Total Number of Students (2015) - 3,178

Faculty
Scholarship

FACULTY SCHOLARSHIP IS MISSION CENTRIC AND IMPACTFUL AS EVIDENCED BY THE WIDE RANGE OF APPLICATION BASED AND PEDAGOGICAL RESEARCH.

46

Percent of faculty actively review articles for over 87 peer reviewed journals.

16

Faculty have been invited to present or publish their research and/or serve on a research panel.

13

Faculty have received best paper awards.

08

Faculty have received teaching awards.

08

Faculty have received advising awards.

12

Faculty serve the community as an association officer or director.

19

Faculty maintain current professional licensures.

15

Faculty mentor student research.

48 Full-Time Tenure Track Faculty (Department of Accounting, Department of Economics and Finance, Department of Management, Department of Marketing)

Internships &
Careers

FROM FALL 2011 THROUGH SPRING 2016, 3,480 HOURS OF SERVICE LEARNING AND GREATER THAN 1,900 HOURS OF COMMUNITY SERVICE WAS PERFORMED BY BUSINESS STUDENTS.

Total Number of Internships

Total Number of Students in Internships by Year:

  • 2011 - 200
  • 2012 - 233
  • 2013 - 227
  • 2014 - 248
  • 2015 - 246

85
Different
Businesses
recruited
students in
2015-2016

Departments

Learning Goals

Mission Statement

The Mission of the West Chester University School of Business is to prepare students to be successful within the evolving regional and global economies. As a comprehensive public institution in southeastern Pennsylvania, the School will: provide high-value business programs at the undergraduate and graduate level; foster student development through multidisciplinary education, scholarship and experiential learning; work with regional businesses and nonprofits to develop innovative approaches to business education; and continuously improve pedagogy and business practices through relevant research and other professional activities.