Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
The Satish & Yasmin Gupta College of Business is an accredited member of AACSB International—The
Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.
For over a century, AACSB Accreditation has been synonymous with the highest standards
in business education. The Gupta College of Business has successfully undergone a
rigorous review process conducted by their peers in the business education community,
ensuring that they have the resources, credentials, and commitment needed to provide
students with a first-rate, future-focused business education.
National Security Agency & Department of Homeland Security
The Satish & Yasmin Gupta College of Business is designated as a Center of Academic
Excellence (CAE) by the National Security Agency (NSA) of the Department of Defense
(DoD) and the Department of Homeland Security for Information Assurance (IA).
“No one is more deserving of a scholarship in her name than Sybil Novinski,” said President Thomas S. Hibbs, Ph.D., BA ’82 MA ’83, at the ceremony celebrating the Sybil Novinski Scholarship Fund endowed by Eileen McPherson Meinert, BA ’83, and her husband, David Meinert. “This is something that many alumni, faculty and administrators have talked about, and this is a great day because we get to honor someone who’s meant so much to so many.”
In September, the U.S. Air Force awarded the University of Dallas and Cerium Labs a $500,000 STTR Phase II contract to develop a "Silicon Nitride Seal for Thermal Barrier Coating in Gas Turbines for Extended Engine Life.” Affiliate Research Assistant Professor of Physics Will Flanagan, Ph.D., and Associate Professor of Chemistry Ellen Steinmiller, Ph.D., are co-principal investigators on the project. This award builds on a smaller $50,000 Phase I award earlier this year. UD’s portion of the award is $150,000.