A college’s mission statement serves as the foundation of the institution.
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The mission defines the institution, delineates the scope of the institution, explains the institution’s character and individuality, and articulates values as appropriate.
A vision statement is a public declaration used to describe high-level goals for the future—what a school hopes to achieve if they successfully fulfill their organizational purpose or mission. A vision statement may describe a school’s loftiest ideals, its core organizational values, its long-term objectives, or what it hopes its students will learn or be capable of doing after graduating.
Current Mission Statement
The State University of New York College at Brockport:
Is committed to providing a liberal arts and professional education - at both the undergraduate and graduate level - for those who have the necessary ability and motivation to benefit from high quality public higher education;
Has the success of its students as its highest priority, emphasizing student learning, and encompassing admission to graduate and professional schools, employment, and civic engagement in a culturally diverse society and in globally interdependent communities; and
Is committed to advancing teaching, scholarship, creative endeavors, and service to the College community and the greater society by supporting the activities of an outstanding faculty and staff.
Feedback: Fall 2016
Revised Mission Statements
Using the work done by the Strategic Planning committee this past spring as a basis, the Mission, Vision, and Values sub-committee has developed the following two draft mission statements for feedback from November 9, 2016 on until November 23, 2016. Results will be posted soon.
SUNY Brockport challenges our community to promote excellence by providing learning opportunities for growth, engagement and transformation.
SUNY Brockport is an inclusive learning community that inspires excellence through growth, engagement and transformation.
The MVV sub-committee has created list of phrases, some of which we will use to build our vision statement.
Feedback: Spring 2016
The Strategic Planning Committee identified words and phrases, based on Vision Cafe feedback and other sources, to include in a draft mission statement. A request for feedback was open from May 12, 2016 through May 31, 2016.
The results of the feedback are outlined below: