May 24, 2024  
Catalog 2013-2014 
Catalog 2013-2014 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Mission/Vision Statement


Education for a Lifetime


With a mission of student success, Casper College provides educational opportunities to improve quality of life and sustainable community building and citizenship. The college is a premier public comprehensive two-year institution that provides academic transfer, vocational, continuing education and basic skills education for the citizens of Casper, Natrona County, the State of Wyoming and the World.


In pursuing our Vision and in support of our Mission, Casper College holds the following as the core values guiding our activities:

  • Promote personal, professional and academic growth of the entire college community
  • Provide open access and affordability
  • Enhance a culture of trust, respect, and open communication among all participants
  • Encourage diversity of thought, culture and experience
  • Plan for the future in a context that reflects flexibility, innovation, tradition and sustainability
  • Provide service to community
  • Embrace accountability and responsibility
  • Foster and maintain an enriching campus environment
  • Celebrate and reward excellence


Casper College will promote Education for a Lifetime by:

  • Increasing transferability of coursework and applicability of skills
  • Improving retention, graduation, and student success rates
  • Enhancing the use of current pedagogies and technologies
  • Encouraging excellence in advising and support services for students
  • Recruiting, retaining and developing highly qualified faculty, staff, and administrative employees
  • Advancing intellectual maturity, vocational proficiency and cultural appreciation through remedial, general and technical education credit and noncredit courses and programs as needed
  • Strengthening the college’s ability to meet the current and future needs of the community and state through curricula, program offerings and partnerships
  • Increasing diversity within student, faculty and staff populations
  • Maintaining a safe environment for all who study, work and visit Casper College
  • Utilizing, maintaining and improving college facilities and equipment
  • Strengthening the role of the college as the cultural center of the region and as a community resource for social, civic, and economic improvement