Motion Introduced by:  Curriculum and Academic Programs Committee

Date of First Reading:     March 27, 2023

Date of Second Reading: April 24, 2023

Title of Motion: Request from W. P. Carey School of Business –  Dean’s Office – for the establishment of a new academic unit –  School of Technology, Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Action Requested: This curricular proposal has received all college, school, unit and university administrative approvals, and is being presented to the Senate for review and voting decision. 

Rationale: This interdisciplinary school focuses on sparking positive change in the world by educating students to become business leaders with an entrepreneurial and innovation-focused mindset with critical knowledge of technology and its implications for business success; producing groundbreaking and impactful research related to business with an emphasis on technology, innovation and entrepreneurship, and by engaging with the West Valley community, businesses and government to provide experiential learning, project-focused coursework and unique service opportunities for students that also benefit our collaborators.