1.1.1 Mission

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Chapter 1: Organization

1.1.1 Mission, Institutional Outcomes, Vision and Values


Related MnSCU Board Policy: 1A.1 Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Organization and Administration
Related MnSCU Board Procedure: 1A.2 Board of Trustees
Purpose:  The purpose of this procedure is to establish processes and conditions that enable implementation of the college mission, institutional outcomes, vision, and values policy.
Part 1: Review and Approval of College Mission, Institutional Outcomes, Vision and Values Statements 
 

Subpart A:  Mission, Institutional Outcomes, and Vision
Upon request of the President, the College leadership shall prepare a plan to review and, as appropriate, revise the college’s mission, institutional outcomes, and vision at least once every five years, in accord with Board Policy 3.24 which requires a review of the mission at least once every regional accreditation cycle. 

This plan shall include consultation with faculty, staff, students, and other essential stakeholders.  Upon completing the review, the President shall submit to the system office an analysis that includes the following items:

  1. Describe how the college’s mission, institutional outcomes, and values align with Policy 3.24;
  2. Articulate the extent to which the college will meet expectations of law, how it relates to other institutions of higher education, and how its mission, institutional outcomes, and vision support fulfillment of the system mission and vision;
  3. Describe the array of awards it offers;
  4. Indicate if the college mission is compliant with statute, policy, and regional accreditation requirements; and
  5. Describe consultation with faculty, students, and other essential stakeholders.

Based on the system office’s review of the analysis, the Chancellor may approve revisions or affirm the existing mission, institutional outcomes, and vision.

 

Subpart B: Values Statements
Upon request of the President, the College leadership shall prepare a plan to review and, as appropriate, revise the college’s value statements at least once every seven years, in accord with Board Policy 3.24 on institutional missions.

This plan shall include consultation with faculty, staff, students, and other essential stakeholders.  Upon completing the review, the President can approve revisions or affirm the existing values statements.

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