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2024 – 2029 Draft Strategic Plan

We aim to provide an education for a lifetime that will prepare individuals to thrive and adapt in an ever-changing world. The strategic plan looks beyond the day-to-day work at the college and envisions a future closer to achieving our vision and better than where we are today. It fosters a dynamic and inclusive learning environment, aligns our goals, targets improvements, and further improves the quality of education and experience for students.

Mission

Casper College is a public, comprehensive two-year institution with a primary focus on student success that provides learning opportunities to enrich the lives of our students and community.

Vision

Casper College strives to provide an education for a lifetime that will prepare individuals to thrive and adapt in an ever-changing world.

Values

In support of our college and community mission, Casper College holds the following core values:

  • Integrity — Hard work, accountability, trust, open communication, and respect.
  • People — Growth, support, personal development, and positive relationships.
  • Diversity — Thought, culture, and experience.
  • Forward Thinking — Intentional, innovative, and sustainable planning in the pursuit of excellence.
  • Community — Partnership and service.

2024-2029 Priorities and Strategies

Student Enrollment, Retention, and Success

We are focused on empowering students to achieve their personal and professional goals at any stage of life.

    1. Maintain and increase enrollment.
    2. Increase student retention.
    3. Increase student completions.
    4. Demonstrate positive outcomes of a Casper College education.

Program Development and Innovation

We are committed to demonstrating the value of Casper College by ensuring our programs are accessible, relevant, and responsive to the evolving needs of our students, communities, and the global workforce.

    1. Ensure academic program relevancy.
    2. Develop and evolve programs to continue our role as a comprehensive community college.
    3. Enhance experiential learning opportunities for students.

Community Outreach and Educational Partnerships

We aim to partner with our community in serving the comprehensive educational needs for individuals, companies, and government.

    1. Promote Casper College in our larger community.
    2. Pursue opportunities for expanded college advocacy and outreach.
    3. Enhance our partnership with Natrona County School District.

Employee Engagement

We aim to cultivate a workplace that is not only rewarding but also inspirational where employees feel valued, supported, and motivated to excel in their roles.

    1. Recruit talented employees.
    2. Retain talented employees.
    3. Cultivate an environment for continuous learning and growth for employees.

Guiding us is our belief and practice of putting students first at Casper College.

We can say students come first at Casper College but you’ll have to experience it to understand what it truly means. We are intentional about putting students at the center of our work and passions. We aim to provide a transformative educational experience for students by empowering their minds and nurturing their potential where they feel that they are part of a community that is passionate about helping them to learn, grow and succeed at college.