College of Business

A Message from the Dean

Ryan D. Butt, JD, MSA

The College of Business at Lewis University, strategically located within the Chicago metropolitan area, serves students from nearly 40 states and more than 30 countries through eleven undergraduate majors and five graduate programs, with courses offered in traditional, online and accelerated formats.

Our distinguished faculty, comprised of nearly 100 full and adjunct instructors, reflect a blend of leading academic scholars to successful corporate careers, which supports dynamic student learning to ensure success for a 21st century global business environment.

An active student culture supports activities from the Investment Club to Business Plan & Pitch competitions for those interested in entrepreneurial endeavors. Experiential opportunities await through internships, engagement with the Innovation Hub and to the Lewis University Romeoville campus, study-abroad program at the Lewis University Romeoville campus.

With more than 13,000 College of Business and Graduate School of Management alumni, students will join an exceptional network of professional and business leaders throughout Chicago and beyond ensuring life-long connections.

This past year was truly like no other, but through it all, as the world moves into a complex future, I am confident that we will continue to meet the challenges ahead.

I encourage you to explore our web pages to learn more about our innovative degree programs, steeped in our Lasallian and Catholic identities. Lewis University’s College of Business, Where Tradition, in Association, Inspires Innovation.


Ryan D. Butt, JD, MSA
College of Business & Graduate School of Management

Post Scriptum:  
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