Recent events highlight long standing injustices in American society.
The Walker College of Business stands in solidarity with the Black community and with all of those who are working to eradicate systemic racism. The Walker College commits to being a safe and inclusive community that fully values, supports and respects every individual. As educators, we commit to educating ourselves and others so that we – along with our students and alumni – will be agents for positive change in society. Black lives matter. Black futures matter.
The Walker College of Business at Appalachian State University delivers transformational educational experiences that prepare and inspire students to be ethical, innovative and engaged business leaders who positively impact our community, both locally and globally. [ More ] The college places emphasis on international experiences, sustainable business practices, entrepreneurial programs and real-world applications with industry. Enrolling approximately 3,000 undergraduates in 10 majors, as well as 175 graduate students in three master's programs, the Walker College's full time undergraduate enrollment is the highest in the UNC System. Appalachian is consistently named one of "The Best Business Schools" by The Princeton Review and is accredited by AACSB International—The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, the premier global accrediting body for schools of business.