Mission, Vision & Values

WVU SYSTEM MISSION

As a land-grant institution, the faculty, staff and students at West Virginia University commit to creating a diverse and inclusive culture that advances education, healthcare and prosperity for all by providing access and opportunity; by advancing high-impact research; and by leading transformation in West Virginia and the world through local, state and global engagement.

MISSION OF POTOMAC STATE COLLEGE ON THE WVU KEYSER CAMPUS

As an integrated division of West Virginia University, Potomac State College provides a broad range of high quality associate degree programs as well as baccalaureate degree programs at a reasonable cost with a historic focus on teaching and learning and a commitment to providing access to a better life for all West Virginians. 

Potomac State College’s Strategic Goals include:

  • Goal 1: Engage undergraduate students in a challenging academic environment.
  • Goal 2: Excel in teaching, creative activity and innovation in all learning environments.
  • Goal 3: Foster diversity and global awareness.
  • Goal 4: Foster collaborative partnerships to advance the mission of the College.
  • Goal 5: Enhance the well-being and quality of life for the campus community, people in West Virginia, and the broader service region of the College.
  • Goal 6: Develop infrastructure to support enrollment growth and to improve retention and graduation rates.

    pdf  Potomac State College Strategic Plan
      

WVU SYSTEM VISION

As one West Virginia University, we are purposeful in our studies and our work so that we can partner with our communities – both near and far – to bring needed and valued solutions to real-life problems within the pillars of education, healthcare and prosperity.
 

WVU SYSTEM VALUES

  • Service - We seek opportunities to serve others and are committed to providing the highest quality of service.

  • Curiosity - We ask questions, seek new opportunities and change through innovation.

  • Respect - We are respectful, transparent and inclusive with each other.

  • Accountability - We perform at our very best every day to create a University that is responsive, efficient and effective.

  • Appreciation - We support and value each other's contributions as we build a community that is One WVU.