CO-8 Core Values


The core values for Green River College are (not listed in order of priority – all are important):

  • Student success – support student engagement, retention, completion and postprogram success through excellent teaching and learning and comprehensive support services
  • High quality - provide high quality in teaching, learning and support services in an environment of compassion and integrity
  • Student access – meet student needs for access to and inclusion in their educational pursuits
  • Community engagement - collaborate, stimulate and contribute to the educational, economic and social development of our external and internal communities through continued learning
  • Equity – encourage, foster respect for and respond equitably to diverse perspective and needs
  • Global awareness –foster citizen responsibility by cultivating a global perspective on critical issues and challenges affecting our community and the world
  • Stewardship – strive to maintain sound financial management, increase effective and efficient operations, develop state-of-the-art infrastructure (to include staffing, technology and facilities), and be forthcoming and transparent in accountability for resource use
  • Innovation – seek to encourage, create and adopt innovative perspectives, policies and practices that will help achieve the College’s mission
  • Campus environment - preserve the safety, ecology and sustainability of our campus environment

History of Policy 

Draft: January 12, 2005, February 7, 2005, February 15, 2005, March 1, 2005
Adopted: May 25, 2005
Revised: October 17, 2013