Columbia-Greene Community College seeks to build a community that upholds the inherent worth and dignity of all individuals in an atmosphere of mutual respect, trust, and civility.
Equity: We are committed to identifying and removing barriers, improving fairness in systems and outcomes, and developing a more inclusive understanding of how opportunities for success and achievement can be made accessible to all community members.
Diversity: We are committed to fostering a vibrant and healthy community that involves recognizing and supporting differences.
Inclusion: We work together to ensure all voices are heard and valued, reflecting an appreciation of diversity, and a sense of belonging for all students and employees.
Goal: Evaluate, assess, and develop operational practices that allow for greater equity, diversity, and inclusion.
Goal: Foster a climate that promotes inclusive excellence by building and maintaining a culture and climate based on mutual respect.
Employee Retention and Development
Goal: Strategically recruit and retain underrepresented faculty, staff, and administrators to increase overall diversity.
Student Retention and Development
Goal: Increase and retain populations of underrepresented students.