Vision and Mission


As the foundation that advances Western Michigan University’s mission and vision, business and finance will:

  • Exceed expectations as an integrated partner with the WMU campus and the community.
  • Shape WMU's culture by embracing differences, pursuing equity, fostering human dignity, acting with integrity and promoting personal development.
  • Positively impact life at WMU by being thought leaders and engaged members of the WMU campus community.


The mission of the Office of Business and Finance is to provide leadership and stewardship over Western Michigan University's fiscal, physical and human capital so that all members of the WMU community can accomplish their learning, teaching, research and public service goals in safe, healthy, sustainable and attractive settings at reasonable costs.