The Martha and Spencer Love School of Business was established 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. Richard W. Sankey Hall, an expansion of the Love School of Business, opened in fall 2018.


The Love School of Business includes the following departments:


To be leaders in the design and delivery of transformational educational experiences through engaged learning, excellence in teaching, mission-driven applied and pedagogical scholarship, and service, with a rigorous program of study that produces graduates able to provide principled leadership in the global community.


We will prepare our graduates to lead extraordinary lives with the skills and aspiration to make the future better for the organizations and communities in which they serve.



We believe in the value of intellectual curiosity, rigor, critical thinking, and a shared commitment to excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service that makes a difference in the lives of our students and our community.


We believe in the value of an inclusive community and respect the importance and contribution of all. We believe in a culture of service and collaboration and value stewardship, honesty and fairness, and we strive to ensure that these values guide our words and actions.


We believe in the transformative value of the liberal arts combined with a cutting edge business education in providing the skills, values, and the vision that will enable our graduates to become leaders in the global community.

Strategic Plan

The Love School of Business faculty approved the Fall 2020-Spring 2025 Strategic Plan on April 24, 2020.

View the 2020-25 Strategic Plan



    AACSB accredited logoThe Love School of Business is accredited by AACSB International, an honor achieved by fewer than five percent of business schools in the world.

    AACSB accreditation is the most recognized form of specialized accreditation that an institution and its business programs can earn. Accreditation is a voluntary, nongovernmental process that includes a rigorous external review of a school’s mission, faculty qualifications, curricula, and ability to provide the highest-quality programs.

    The AACSB continuous improvement review process is conducted every five years and signals we have documented continuous improvements in support of our stated mission and strategic management plan to sustain AACSB accreditation standards. Elon received AACSB accreditation in 2004 and earned reaccreditation in 2009, 2014, 2019 and 2024.