Mission & Values

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Some business schools prepare students to make a living. The Palumbo Donahue School of Business at Duquesne University prepares students to make a difference.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Palumbo-Donahue School of Business is to provide transformative education in a Spiritan tradition. We develop ethical business professionals who understand the global marketplace and serve others by leading with integrity to transform their communities, organizations and society. Toward this end, we engage our students, alumni, and business partners with passionate faculty members who create impactful scholarship and innovative educational experiences that connect theory to practice.

Our Values

Business as a Force for Good - 6 Principles that Drive Us Forward...

  • Ethics and integrity.
  • Practical wisdom.
  • Change and innovation.
  • Collaborative boundary-spanning.
  • Scholarship that matters.
  • Respect for the world.