Great Falls College MSU

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The 2017-2020 Strategic Plan establishes the baseline for decision making across campus for college executives, staff, and faculty. Using and understanding data is critical when working to move the needle and helping students achieve success.

The Goal

Help every student define their purpose, path, and plan resulting in on-time completion.

Mission

To educate and inspire you.

Vision

The vision of GFC MSU is to strengthen communities through excellence, innovation, and collaboration

Values

The campus community has identified values that define the qualities the college deems essential and create a sense of distinctiveness.

Accountability:

The college ensures decisions are data-informed and grounded in the best interest of students and their communities.

Integrity:

The college values civic responsibility, high academic standards, ethical practices, trust and the courage to act.

Positivity:

The college teaches and leads from a lens of potential, collaboration and results.

Respect:

The college values differences and treats others with civility, encouraging open and honest communication.

Responsiveness:

The college recognizes and acts upon opportunities to be innovative, flexible, and adaptable to student and community needs.

Transparency:

The college is committed to participatory governance and has created an environment where academic, financial and administrative functions are conducted openly.

Accountability:

The college ensures decisions are data-informed and grounded in the best interest of students and their communities.

Integrity:

The college values civic responsibility, high academic standards, ethical practices, trust and the courage to act.

Positivity:

The college teaches and leads from a lens of potential, collaboration and results.

Respect:

The college values differences and treats others with civility, encouraging open and honest communication.

Responsiveness:

The college recognizes and acts upon opportunities to be innovative, flexible, and adaptable to student and community needs.

Transparency:

The college is committed to participatory governance and has created an environment where academic, financial and administrative functions are conducted openly.



Core Themes and Objectives

Workforce Development:

Provide health sciences, trades, business and computer degrees and certificates that lead to meaningful employment.

Core Indicators

Transfer Preparation:

Provide the Montana University System core and transfer degrees allowing for seamless transfer into educational programs at other institutions.

Core Indicators

Academic Preparation:

Provide developmental education and cooperation with Adult Education to prepare students for college-level learning.

Core Indicators

Community Development:

Provide community enrichment courses to individuals seeking to improve their skills and knowledge and to enrich their lives; providing a vibrant community gathering space for cultural events, celebrations, meetings, debates, and presentations.

Core Indicators