About the Kania School

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Our Mission

The mission of the Arthur J. Kania School of Management is to provide a Jesuit-inspired business education within a culture of excellence that prepares women and men for success. To achieve this mission, the Kania School is committed to:

  • Instilling intellectual curiosity and life-long learning.
  • Facilitating student development of business skills and independent critical thinking.
  • Fostering a comprehension of, and sensitivity to, international issues and social justice.
  • Promoting and modeling personal integrity and ethical decision-making.
  • Providing and promoting opportunities for impactful community service to Northeastern Pennsylvania and the broader community.
  • Complementing excellence in teaching with faculty scholarly productivity that will primarily impact practice and pedagogy while also valuing discipline-based research.

Vision Statement

The Kania School will be a top-tier, doctorate-level business school that attracts students from across the globe and transforms them into responsible business leaders in the Jesuit tradition. It will be the major academic resource for business and economic development in Northeastern Pennsylvania.