About Benedictine College School of Business

Benedictine College School of Business prepares principled business leaders for the 21st century, infused with an innovative spirit, ready to lead in the global business community.   Our graduates are known for their competence, character and commitment to serving the common good, tempered by a respect for the dignity of every person.

BenedictineBusiness.wordpress.com is a hub for the academic and research pursuits, passions, and thought of the faculty and friends of Benedictine College School of Business.  We hope to foster a community of discourse on the topics pertinent to the ethics and practice of business.

Benedictine College is an academic community sponsored by the monks of St. Benedict’s Abbey and the sisters of Mount St. Scholastica Monastery. Heir to the 1500 years of Benedictine dedication to learning, Benedictine College in its own time is ordered to the goal of wisdom lived out in responsible awareness of oneself, God and nature, family and society. Its mission as a Catholic, Benedictine, liberal arts, residential college is the education of men and women within a community of faith and scholarship.

Points of Excellence:

  • U.S. News & World Report rates Benedictine College one of America’s Best.
  • The Cardinal Newman Society Guide lists the college as one of America’s Best Catholic Colleges.
  • First Things magazine named Benedictine College one of the top 20 universities in the country.
  • Colleges of Distinction Guidebook named Benedictine College a leader in educational excellence.
  • Benedictine College was ranked first in its category for alumni giving by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Benedictine College launched a national Memorare Army prayer campaign gathering pledges for 2.8 million Memorare prayers for religious liberty from all 50 states and six countries.
  • The college’s alumni are recognized around the world for their contributions to society. Since 2000, alumni achievements include:
    • 98 pursued vocations to the priesthood or religious life.
    • 13 bank presidents, including Tom Hoenig, former President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City and a current director of the FDIC.
    • 7 university presidents, including presidents of Boise State and the University of Dallas.
    • 4 bishops, including Bishop John Brungardt of the Diocese of Dodge City, Kansas.
    • 3 U.S. leaders in Washington, D.C., including Senate Sergeant-at-Arms Terrance Gainer.
    • 2 Kansas Secretaries of Commerce, William Thornton and Patrick George.
    • 1 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, the late Wangari Maathai.

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