Kalamazoo Valley Community College

Board Policies

BP 402
VALUES

The following Institutional values shall guide all policies and
practices of the Kalamazoo Valley Community College District:

Caring & Respect

Foster a safe, dynamic learning environment
Demonstrate positive regard for self and others
Give and receive praise graciously
Honor civility, service, collegiality, and social justice

Integrity

Do the right things for the right reasons
Ensure interactions are driven by our vision, mission and values
Be responsible, accountable and ethical

Excellence and Quality

Embrace change as an opportunity
Pursue excellence and innovation
Value learning and develop an environment of intellectual inquiry
Share new ideas and expand the boundaries of knowledge

Humor and Well-Being

(Too much fun is just enough at KVCC)
Nurture creativity, humor, and enjoyment of work and learning
Promote a healthy environment for mind, body and spirit

Teamwork and Stewardship

Work together to achieve our vision, mission and goals
Commit to finding solutions
Manage and protect our resources -- human, fiscal and environmental
Develop and foster community relationships based on mutual trust

Adopted:     June 8, 1999
Modified:     October 9, 2001,October 12, 2004

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