We advance quality standards through faculty, academic offerings and support services provided to students. This is evidenced in institutional practices, learning and administrative outcomes.
We maintain a strong commitment to all learners and their emerging needs, by fulfilling the academic and cultural needs of the region.
We embrace diversity in its curriculum, activities, student population and staff.
We promote a caring environment that is rooted in a participative governance structure. Mutual respect and trust are evidenced in collaborative work teams which cross over divisions, departments and programs.
All policies and procedures of the Institute represent fair, responsible, ethical practices and behaviors to ensure standards of excellence.
The Institute promotes creative actions that result in the expedient development of educational programs and workforce solutions for the communities we serve.
The Institute is accountable for strategies and actions that produce measurable outcomes. Data-driven decision making is a standard in the planning process, with special emphasis on strategies that result in enhanced effectiveness.