Northland Pioneer College creates, supports and
promotes lifelong learning.
- NPC creates a learner-centered environment.
- NPC responds to community needs.
- NPC provides effective and responsive service to our constituencies.
- NPC fosters professional growth and collegial collaboration.
We Value Learning
NPC is a community designed first and foremost to promote learning for our constituencies and for ourselves.
We Value Quality
NPC is strongly committed to improving learning opportunities by promoting high educational standards.
We Value Integrity
NPC is an organization that demands honesty and fairness in every relationship.
We Value Diversity
NPC respects and promotes multi-culturalism in its students, academic programs and employment.
We Value Service
NPC is a service organization dedicated to helping our students determine and achieve their goals.
We Value Accountability
NPC adopts efficient operational practices to assure that our constituencies receive the highest quality services for the lowest possible cost.
We Value Responsiveness
NPC addresses community and students needs quickly.
We Value Students and Colleagues
NPC respects and promotes the dignity, worth and capabilities of each individual.
We Value Access
NPC is committed to providing accessible and affordable learning opportunities.
We Value Collaboration
NPC can best serve its communities through cooperation and partnerships.
1. General Education
To foster the intellectual inquiry and breadth of knowledge as well as the skills inherent in general education.
To facilitate student achievement of Associate degrees, certificates, and/or successful transfer to Baccalaureate programs.
To promote development of occupational skills.
4. Personal Enrichment
To encourage an awareness and appreciation of social, cultural, intellectual, and artistic endeavors as well as individual development and cultural diversity.
5. Developmental Education
To facilitate student success through development of skills essential for effective learning.
6. Support Services
To enhance student success through accessible and comprehensive student services.
7. Economic Development
To contribute to economic development through community programs and activities.
8. Professional Excellence
To attract and retain a highly qualified faculty and staff dedicated to student-centered learning, ethical practices, and
continued professional development.
To disseminate learning and deliver services to diverse communities throughout the college’s rural service area.
10. Institutional Effectiveness
To strengthen planning and evaluation of our Institutional Purposes to assure that our goals are effectively met.