A sophisticated worldview. Strong relationships. Real-world experiences. Outstanding teaching.
The Kenneth W. Freeman College of Management at Bucknell University offers innovative professional education in the context of one of the nation's leading liberal arts universities. A Bucknell education, combining technical skills and deep intellectual exploration, is preparation for thoughtful and capable leaders.
The Fitz Roy and Mary Jane Walling Management Endowment was established in 2006 by Fitz Roy '46 and Mary Jane Walling.
The fund supports management education at Bucknell, especially by funding the visits and lectures of scholars and experts in management to Bucknell students and faculty.Learn More About the Walling Endowment
We are all scholars here. We have a duty to our profession, our society, and our students to engage in scholarship as a life-long search for new answers to intellectually vital questions. By our example as scholars, we teach our students the importance of an abiding curiosity and thirst for knowledge.
Students come first. We base every decision on what is best for our students, and though reasonable people disagree about what is "best," we do not accept decisions premised on any lesser standard.
The right to be authentic. We believe in allowing each faculty member the autonomy to express their uniqueness as teachers, scholars, and community members. The interplay among these diverse perspectives, rather than any one best model of pedagogy or scholarship, promotes learning, passion, and innovation.
Truly professional education. We are committed to our students' professional development. We define "professional" broadly to include technical competence, intellectual depth, and moral development. The truly professional manager is not constrained by narrow conventions but understands organizations, has the skills and creativity to lead them, and thinks deeply and responsibly about their impact on society.
Leave room for community. Even in our autonomy, we are responsible to each other, to help each other achieve our professional goals and to work together in common cause. We value the fundamental trust and easy collegiality that we share.
"You want students who can talk to all levels of people about all types of ideas and be open to learning things that may not be their subject matter. That is one reason the liberal arts environment does well to prepare one for business."More about Professor Guthrie
"In our program, students are focused on learning what sustainability means. What are the environmental underpinnings of sustainability? What are the social underpinnings of sustainability?"More about Professor Hendry
This two-semester experiential course exposes students to the intellectual and practical challenges of running a small investment company. This select group of Bucknell seniors manages approximately $1.7 million of Bucknell's endowment.Learn more
Internships provide management and accounting students with real-world business experience, professional development and networking benefits. Bucknell's Career Development Center helps students identify and apply for internships with companies like PricewaterhouseCoopers, Goldman Sachs and Merrill Lynch.
At Bucknell, management and accounting majors often enhance their studies by spending a summer, semester or year abroad through one of Bucknell's own "in" programs or through one of many approved programs around the world.
Bucknell students examine sustainable management and technology in one of the most ecologically diverse countries in the world.Read more
Construction on the facility — a new home for the Freeman College of Management and the Department of Art & Art History — will begin this summer.Read more
Working with few rules, a team of management majors exercises creativity to benefit a nonprofit serving veterans and at-risk youth.Read more
An option to complete a service project for course credit leads a team of management students to develop a bike-sharing program.Read more
The gift will help fund a proposed 79,000-square-foot facility for the Freeman College of Management and the Department of Art & Art History.Read more
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