Kentucky: Council on Postsecondary Education

Strategic Agenda Vision, Mission, and Values


All Kentuckians will be prepared to succeed in a global economy.


To deliver a world-class education to students, create and apply new knowledge, and grow the economy of the Commonwealth.

  • The highest standards of excellence in teaching, research, and public service.
  • Access for all who are committed to the pursuit of higher learning.
  • Cooperation, teamwork, and mutual respect for the differing missions of institutions.
  • A culture of inclusion that provides equitable opportunities and celebrates diversity in people and thought.
  • A postsecondary experience that prepares individuals to be informed, competent, knowledgeable, and engaged citizens and leaders.
  • Prudent fiscal, intellectual, and environmental stewardship that employs resources effectively and efficiently.
  • A commitment to the continuous monitoring and improvement of performance.
  • Creative and innovative approaches, including the use of technology, in meeting the needs of the Commonwealth.
  • Engagement with business, industry, and other community partners to improve economic vitality and quality of life.
  • The promotion of education as a public good and an investment in Kentucky’s future.


Last Updated 4/13/2011