Institutional Mission and Goals

Expanded Statement of Purpose (2014-2015)

Mission Statement

Johnston Community College provides accessible, high-quality educational and community enrichment opportunities for the successful development of learners.

Institutional Goals

  1. Support student achievement of academic goals, enhanced employment opportunities, or transfer to four‐year colleges.
  2. Collaborate with appropriate agencies and groups to meet workforce and community needs.
  3. Ensure high quality and continuous improvement in all programs and services.
  4. Provide specialized training to ensure future institutional leadership.
  5. Promote and recognize the diversity and achievements of faculty, staff, and the student body.
  6. Provide and support personal and cultural enrichment, outreach, and community based programs, activities, and events that reflect the diversity within the community.
  7. Create, maintain, and enhance a safe environment conducive to learning.
  8. Ensure the efficient, appropriate, and effective use of all available resources.
  9. Secure alternative sources of funding.
  10. Engage in strategic planning, ongoing quality improvement, and responsiveness to community needs.

Strategic Areas of Emphasis

  1. To restructure orientation and advising to increase opportunities for student success.
  2. To refresh, enhance, and expand the College's technology infrastructure to support student, faculty, and staff increased demands for connectivity, security, safety, and learning.

Approved by the Board of Trustees 11-14-13. Effective 2014-2015.