Hello WCC Faculty & Staff,
The voting period for the MVCV statement has concluded.
A total of 112 people participated (67% turnout).
The majority of voters (69%) selected version #1 (see below)
The faculty senate will discuss these results at our next meeting, after which we expect to make a formal recommendation to the chancellor.
Thanks for your participation!
Ross, Libby, & Kate
Faculty Senate Chairs
Version 1 - “Windward Community College offers innovative programs in the arts and sciences and opportunities to gain knowledge and understanding of Hawai‘i and its unique heritage. With a special commitment to support the access and educational needs of Native Hawaiians, we provide O‘ahu’s Ko‘olau region and beyond with liberal arts, career and lifelong learning in a supportive and challenging environment — inspiring students to excellence.”
Ka Mālamalama o ke Ko‘olau - “Enlightening Ko‘olau”
Students and community members will be enriched by “the light of knowledge” through quality programs and able to lead full, productive lives in a rapidly changing world.
The college and its mission, goals and actions are guided by core values that reflect the Hawaiian culture.
Na‘auao — Learning
Student-centered learning environment
Excellence in academics and workforce training
Creativity and critical thinking
Ho‘okomo — Access
“Open-door” admissions policy
Excellence in financial aid service
Diverse approaches to learning
Educational outreach to communities
Laulima — Collaboration
Service to community
Campus and community engagement
Ho‘ihi — Respect
Cultural awareness and aloha
LGBTI Safe Zones
Mea Hou — Innovation
Creative use of research and technology
Positive transformation in student learning, curriculum, and campus growth
Mālama ‘āina — Sustainability
Stewardship of our interrelated natural resources