US News FOX BBA and MBA MIS TOPThe Fox School’s Management Information Systems department was founded in 2000. Dean M. Moshe Porat formed the department to support the three strategic pillars of the Fox school, entrepreneurship, globalization, and information technology. Dr. Munir Mandviwalla, founded the MIS department and currently serves as Department Chair. Professor Martin Doyle is Assistant Chair. The Fox School’s MIS department is one of the youngest business oriented IT academic units in the U.S.

The vision of Fox MIS is to be a worldwide leader in trans-formative research and teaching on the design, use, and effects of information technology in a digital world.

The research mission is to produce knowledge that fundamentally transforms the design and use of information technology by integrating multi-disciplinary perspectives. The teaching mission is to prepare a diverse and changing population for a life-long pursuit of learning, leadership, and success with information technology in a connected world.  Our objectives include:

  • To generate ground breaking research by drawing on diverse theories, methods, and approaches.
  • To draw upon research to inform forward thinking professionals to design, implement, and lead innovative uses of information technology in organizations and markets.
  • To offer theoretically informed, experiential, and collaborative education on the innovative and ethical design, development, and application of information technology.

Fox MIS connects and innovates:

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The presentation below summarizes how Fox MIS went from zero to number 1 in the world.


The presentation below celebrates the 10 year anniversary of Fox MIS.


The Fox School’s MIS department offers undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs in information systems and includes more than 750 majors and minors and 24 faculty members and staff. The associated Institute for Business and Information Technology (IBIT) connects students and faculty with industry leaders through a membership structure, and provides project and professional development opportunities. More information at: http://ibit.temple.edu/.