Board Philosophy/Mission/Vision

102.01  Board Philosophy/Mission/Vision

  1. Philosophy:
    1. Sauk Valley Community College is an integral part of the Illinois System of Higher Education and is organized to provide education and training to the citizens of the district and to participate as a partner in the Illinois Community College System.
    2. The Board of Trustees of Community College District No. 506 assumes a full commitment to the objectives and philosophy of the Illinois Community College Act and to the standards and criteria as may from time to time be set forth by the Illinois Community College Board and the Illinois Board of Higher Education.
    3. The College Board of Trustees is committed to the concept that the quality of the administrative staff and instructional faculty is central to the quality of the educational experience of the students, and, therefore, seeks to employ and retain persons with the highest professional qualifications and continuously demonstrated ability. Its commitment to quality extends to its belief in the importance of assessing the impact and outcomes of its educational programming.
  2. Mission: Sauk Valley Community College is dedicated to teaching and scholarship while engaging the community in lifelong learning, public service, and economic development.
  3. Vision: Sauk Valley Community College strives to be a leader in student achievement while expanding access to higher education across the Sauk Valley region.



  • 02-12-1979
  • 11-22-2004
  • 07-24-2006
  • 08-22-2016
  • 01-23-2017

Cabinet Reviewed:

  • 04-10-2024