Strategic Planning & Continuous Improvement

Strategic Planning at Ridgewater College


The success of Ridgewater College is dependent upon a culture of collaboration, inclusion and dedication to our students.

To do this we must stay true to our agreed Mission, Vision and Values.

Ridgewater College will be a dynamic educational leader exemplifying innovation and excellence within a student-centered learning environment.

To support our mission and vision we adhere to the following values:

  • Focuses on student needs and student success
  • Equips students to think critically and creatively, solve problems, and adapt to a rapidly changing world
  • Embraces diversity of thought, diversity of individual background, and affirms the worth and dignity of each individual
  • Focuses on continuous improvement by establishing success indicators, measuring against those indicators, and using the results to make strategic decisions
  • Promotes ethical and honest behavior and accountability at both an institutional and individual level
  • Demonstrates and reinforces the value of lifelong learning
  • Reaches beyond the College's walls to the community, the region, and the world.