About the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business

The Martha and Spencer Love School of Business was established almost 30 years ago following an endowment gift from The Martha and Spencer Love Foundation. The Love School of Business is based in the 60,000-square-foot Ernest A. Koury, Sr. Business Center, which opened in 2006.


The Love School of Business is accredited by AACSB International—The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, an honor achieved by fewer than five percent of business schools in the world. 

National Rankings

Bloomberg Businessweek ranks Elon's undergraduate business program among the top 50 in the nation. The Love School of Business also received an "A" for quality of teaching and an "A+" for its facilities and services. Read more.

Bloomberg Businessweek ranked Elon’s part-time MBA program #5 in the nation and #1 in the South, with high marks in student satisfaction and an "A+" for curriculum. Read more.


The faculty in the Love School of Business bring academic and professional experience as well as creativity and enthusiasm to the classroom. They have earned numerous awards for excellence in teaching and mentoring, and have contributed to the field through their research and publications in major journals. The faculty also teach in Elon’s nationally ranked MBA program, providing students with a rigorous academic environment and constant exposure to current business practices.


To be a leader in transformative business education


To provide exceptional learning experiences that facilitate the transformation of students into knowledgeable, responsible business professionals and leaders who make a difference in their professions, their organizations, and the global economy.


As a collaborative, inclusive community of students, faculty and staff, we value:

  •     Engaged learning
  •     Scholarship
  •     Social Responsibility
  •     Diversity
  •     Courageous leadership
  •     Global awareness
  •     Innovative partnerships

Video and Slideshow

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About the Loves

Martha and Spencer Love

After consulting with readers and scholars, Business North Carolina published a list of the 20 most-influential business figures in the history of North Carolina. The individuals selected were tagged the titans of 20th-century Tar Heel business. James Spencer Love was ranked first on the list. Read more...