Citizens of the college district are represented in all aspects of the college operation by the Board of Education - seven men and women elected by the residents of the college district. The Board, assisted by four ex-officio Board members representing the students, faculty, and classified staff, determines the policies to be administered by the college President. A seven-member, appointed Budget Committee assists the Board with annual budget preparation.

Organizational Chart 


Upcoming Board Meetings

TBA

 

VISION STATEMENT
Southwestern leads and inspires lifelong learning (Adopted June 26, 2006)

MISSION STATEMENT
Southwestern Oregon Community College supports student achievement by providing access to lifelong learning and community engagement in a sustainable manner. (Adopted November 19, 2012)

CORE THEMES: (Revised February 24, 2013)

  • Learning and Achievement
  • Access
  • Community Engagement
  • Sustainability

Vision and Mission Statement, Mission Fulfillment, Core Themes and Objectives, and Values 

Vision Core Themes Objectives and Core Values

 

Harry Abel

Harry Abel

Position #1

Current Term Expires: June 30, 2015

Marcia Jensen, Chair

Marcia Jensen, Chair

Position #2

Current Term Expires: June 30, 2017

Ken Messerle

Ken Messerle

Position #3

Current Term Expires: June 30, 2015

David Bridgham

David Bridgham

Position #4

Current Term Expires: June 30, 2017

Tim Bishop 

Tim Bishop 

Position #5

Current Term Expires: June 30, 2017

Susan Anderson, Vice-Chair

Susan Anderson, Vice-Chair

Position #6

Current Term Expires: June 30, 2015

Judy May-Lopez

Judy May-Lopez

Position #7

Current Term Expires: June 30, 2017

swoccboard@socc.edu

SOUTHWESTERN OREGON COMMUNITY COLLEGE BOARD GOALS 2014-15
Adopted 09/16/13

  1. Update the Master Plan:
    • Health and Science Building
    • College Property and Facilities
    • Infrastructure for Technology
  2. Support the exploration of new enterprise activities
  3. Support the student success completion agenda through the Achievement Compact and Achieving the Dream
  4. Work with and inform legislators about community college issues
  5. Complete Board Policies  
 

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