College Mission, Values and Core Themes

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Our Mission:

To engage in an education that enables all of us to participate in, contribute to, and benefit from the cultural richness and economic vitality of our communities.

Our Values:

At Linn-Benton Community College, our values serve as the foundation that inspires our actions and unites us as a community. As responsible stewards, we are committed to:
  • Opportunity: We support the fulfillment of potential in ourselves and each other.
  • Excellence: We aspire to the highest ideal with honesty and integrity.
  • Inclusiveness: We honor and embrace the uniqueness of every individual, and promote the free and civil expression of ideas, perspectives and cultures.
  • Learning: We commit to the lifelong pursuit of knowledge, skills, and abilities to improve our lives and our communities.
  • Engagement: We openly and actively connect as students, faculty, staff and community.

Our Core Themes:
  • Educational Attainment
  • Cultural Richness
  • Economic Vitality

Our Strategic Goals:

  • Productivity - Increase completion to 50%
  • Equity - completion is demographically representative of District
  • Quality - completion demonstrates capacity to better one's life and contribute back to our community
Our Strategic Plan:
Our Strategic Objectives: