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Buena Vista University
Buena Vista University's Mission Statement: We develop students for life long success through innovation and imaginative academic and professional preparation.
Iowa Coordinating Council
The Iowa Coordinating Council for Post High School Education is composed of representatives of the Presidents and Trustees of public and private colleges and universities in the State of Iowa. In addition, the Iowa College Student Aid Commission, the Iowa Department of Education, and Iowa Public Television are members.
University of Iowa
Mission: In pursuing its missions of teaching, research, and service, the University seeks to advance scholarly and creative endeavor through leading-edge research and artistic production; to use this research and creativity to enhance undergraduate, graduate, and professional education, health care, and other services provided to the people of Iowa, the nation, and the world; and to educate students for success and personal fulfillment in a diverse world.
Iowa State University
Mission: Create, share, and apply knowledge to make Iowa and the world a better place. We must prepare the leaders of our nation and the world. To make the world a better place, Iowa State will call upon its great strengths in student-centered education, global collaboration, and transformational basic and applied research. Iowa State will lead in developing more sustainable ways to produce and deliver safe and nutritious food, water, materials, and energy; integrate the protection of plant, animal, and human health; and care for our environment. We will design tools and infrastructure that will create entrepreneurial opportunities. The major changes sweeping the world are creating extraordinary opportunities for Iowa State to capitalize on its land-grant mission and be at the forefront in addressing our common, global challenges.
University of Northern Iowa
The University of Northern Iowa provides transformative learning experiences that inspire students to embrace challenge, engage in critical inquiry and creative thought, and contribute to society.
Des Moines Area Community College
Mission Statement: DMACC provides quality, affordable, student-centered education and training to empower Iowans of all ages and backgrounds to pursue life's opportunities and achieve their career dreams.
Eastern Iowa Community Colleges
Mission Statement: Eastern Iowa Community Colleges deliver quality education and services to strengthen our community. Our mission is accomplished by: Excelling in teaching and learning; Identifying future needs; Preparing tomorrow’s workforce; Promoting lifelong learning; Fostering innovation; Valuing diversity; Committing to global sustainability; and Ensuring accessibility for all.
Mission Statement: Drake's mission is to provide an exceptional learning environment that prepares students for meaningful personal lives, professional accomplishments, and responsible global citizenship. The Drake experience is distinguished by collaborative learning among students, faculty, and staff and by the integration of the liberal arts and sciences with professional preparation.
Mission Statement: Simpson College is an independent, selective, church-related, comprehensive, liberal-arts college dedicated to excellence in higher education. The Simpson College community is equally committed to: Promoting integrative learning that enables students of all ages to develop intellectual and practical skills; Nurturing values which foster personal worth and individuality within a creative, diverse and just community; Graduating students who continue to grow as free, responsible and fulfilled individuals in the world of family, work, service and scholarship; and Drawing upon our relationship with the United Methodist Church and our religious traditions that guide us on issues of personal integrity, moral responsibility, social justice and global citizenship.
Hawkeye Community College
Mission Statement: Hawkeye Community College is a globally informed community of successful lifelong learners. Hawkeye Community College will be recognized for educational excellence, exceptional student services, and responsiveness to diverse communities.
Indian Hills Community College
Mission Statement: Indian Hills Community College, an institution of higher learning, is dedicated to excellence in educational opportunity, economic development, cultural understanding, and social enrichment. Student learning is the central unifying purpose of the college.
Iowa Central Community College
Mission Statement: Iowa Central Community College promotes intellectual discovery, physical development, social and ethical awareness, and economic opportunities for all through an education that transforms lives, strengthens community, and inspires progress.
Iowa Lakes Community College
Mission Statement: To provide opportunities for quality lifelong learning and promote economic development for our communities. Campuses in Algona, Emmetsburg, Estherville, Spencer and Spirit Lake.
Iowa Valley Community College District
Mission Statement: Iowa Valley Community College District is committed to providing quality learning experiences, ensuring student success, responding to diverse community needs, and building community partnerships.
Kirkwood Community College
Mission Statement: Consistent with the philosophy held by the college and in accordance with the charge given it by the State of Iowa as an institution of higher education and in concert with other agencies, Kirkwood Community College has the following mission: to Identify community needs; to Provide accessible, quality education and training; and to Promote opportunities for lifelong learning.
North Iowa Area Community College
Mission Statement: The mission of the North Iowa Area Community College is to enhance the quality of life for people of North Iowa through comprehensive educational opportunities, progressive partnerships, exemplary service, and responsive leadership.
Northeast Iowa Community College
Mission Statement: Northeast Iowa Community College provides accessible, affordable, quality education and training to meet the needs of our communities.
Southwestern Community College
Purpose Statement: Southwestern Community College exists in order that Area XIV community members have opportunities to gain skills and knowledge sufficient for successful employment, higher education achievement, or adult and continuing education.