The board will involve itself as a body in working to achieve the following goals:
INNOVATION/PARTNERSHIPS- The board will establish and foster business, industry and community connections to the college, which will lead to innovation and new or expanded programs arising from those connections. The Board will establish and maintain policies that promote regular college interaction with business and industry to enhance the economic health of the district. The Board will continue its practice of formal recognition of business/industry support of college students and programs, coordinating that recognition where appropriate.
ACCESS- The board will establish and maintain policies to insure open access and opportunity for all students, employees, employers, and communities, communicating those policies to the district. The Board will endeavor to hold meetings both on campus and off campus with stakeholder groups throughout the college district such as school districts boards, county commissioners, city officials, economic development organizations, etc. The purpose of the meetings is to allow Trustees to participate in information exchange and problem solving.
STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT – The board will recognize and promote student success. continuing the practice of sending written acknowledgement to students to recognize their achievement. In addition to Commencement, Trustees will endeavor to attend other ceremonies and meetings to recognize and celebrate student success.
COLLEGE CLIMATE – The Board will establish and maintain policies that promote a safe, welcoming environment for students, employees, and citizens for college activities throughout the district. The Board will encourage events and activities on campus to recognize staff achievement and bring more people to our campus for exposure to the college.
RESOURCES - The Board will establish and maintain policies that pursue funding for programs, capital improvement, personnel and equipment. Board members will be involved at the local, regional, state, national and international levels to identify opportunities to secure additional resources for the college.