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Priorities for the College

At the November 11, 2013 Board of Governors meeting, the Board adopted a set of priorities and statement of Strategic Intent.


The Board Chair recommends that the Board adopt the Board of Governors Priorities for the College. These priorities, which constitute a set of values about the intended impacts, outcomes and results of the College, are as follows:

  1. Pima Community College is an open access educational institution that provides multiple pathways to maximize student success.
  2. The College regularly develops and implements an evidence-based strategic plan.
  3. The College develops and offers programs to meet present and future workforce, business and community needs, locally, nationally and internationally.
  4. The College is accountable for maintaining high performance standards in meeting its legal, fiscal, community and employee responsibilities.

The Board Chair additionally recommends that the Board adopt the following statement of Strategic Intent:

Pima Community College aspires to be a national leader in providing accessibility, diverse retention options, and successful goal attainment for its students.

Pima Community College aspires to become the premier academic and workforce education model for like-sized peer institutions, statewide, nationally and internationally.

To achieve these aspirations, Pima Community College will exhibit leadership in student, employee, and community inclusion; public and private partnerships; operational performance; and continual research, evaluation and innovation.