- Dean's Message
- COBE Mission Statement
The College of
Business and Entrepreneurship at Fort Hays State University values teaching that
brings discipline-based, applied, and pedagogical research to the classroom.
Kansas and the
surrounding states are the primary target markets for on-campus education while
off-campus students are served worldwide.
upon a liberal arts foundation, is provided in small classes by dedicated
faculty using technology-rich facilities.
analytical, communication, and teamwork skills; technological expertise; and
lifelong relationships through experiential learning opportunities in
collaboration with local and regional businesses. Graduates are competitive in
the dynamic global marketplace.
Approved by College of Business and Entrepreneurship faculty
on October 4, 2006
- COBE Vision Statement
The College of Business and Leadership will have programs of distinction with quality on-campus and distance learning instruction. Its faculty will be respected scholars and experts in their fields and dedicated to serving the business and academic community.
COBE adopted by consensus May 5, 2010
- Organizational Chart
- Strategic Plan
- COBE Committee Charges, Minutes, and Other Documents
Annually, the Dean will
provide each COBE committee with a charge for the year. This charge will be shared with all faculty
by email and will be retained on the COBE Blackboard site for reference. The Dean may meet with specific committees to
discuss their responsibilities for the academic year. Minutes of committee meetings, reports,
recommendations, and other documents are saved under specific folders for each
committee on the COBE Blackboard site.
- Academic Dean's Responsibilities
the College of Business and Entrepreneurship is responsible for the overall
instruction, scholarship, and service activities of the college. He or she must be a team leader who assures
that the college team comprised of faculty, staff, GTAs, and undergraduate
student workers deliver quality instruction, maintains the college’s
intellectual currency and provides appropriate and valuable service.
is responsible to assure that departments and programs within departments engage
in continuous improvement of the content and delivery of coursework and
academic programs. He or she must assure
that units have up-to-date programs and related academic catalog materials, affinity
diagrams, and quality assessment/assurance of learning tools in place. These must be accomplished in the context of
relevant university, accreditation association, and Kansas Board of Regents
is responsible for approving department academic schedules, office and
classroom assignments, student schedule overload requests and is involved in
student academic appeals and in resolving conflicts that have risen beyond the
department level within the college.
is responsible for assuring that the college provides an active environment for
scholarship and that policies and resources are in place to assure that all college
faculty members are appropriately engaged and current in their fields of
serves on the Provost’s Council, Academy of Academic Leadership, and the
President’s Cabinet, and in a number of annual university committee and council
appointments. He or she chairs the COBE
Executive Committee and appoints the college level committees.
is responsible for the college’s discretionary finances as well as advocating
for allocation of funding and fundraising efforts on behalf of the college. These efforts are conducted in coordination
with the FHSU President and other appropriate university staff and with the
- Department Chair's Responsibilities
document entitled Role of the Departmental Chair in the College of Business and
Leadership is posted under COBE policies on the COBE Blackboard site.
- Degree Programs
- Affirmative Action Policy
- Guidelines Regarding Services for Persons with Disabilities