Guiding Principles

1. Learning is Our Purpose

Our purpose is to provide quality experiences that foster lifelong learning. We assess learning through our five Goals for Student Success, and we then adapt to improve learning.

2. Students Are Our Focus

As students succeed in meeting individual goals, Western Wyoming Community College succeeds. Our task is to provide an environment that encourages success for a diverse student population. Underlying every decision should be the question: Does this contribute to the success of our students?

3. Employees are our Most Important Resource

Growth opportunities and recognition are important in creating leaders and professionals and in enhancing employee satisfaction.


4. The Community is Our Partner

We interact with community members, organizations, local business and industry to enrich community life.

5. Adapting to Change Defines Our Future

We must meet the changing needs of our community, students, and employees by encouraging and supporting innovation and informed risk-taking.

6. Data and Integrity Guide Our Decisions

We approach decision-making by analyzing a variety of data, gathering multiple perspectives, and implementing solutions in a transparent and ethical manner. Respect and integrity are highly-regarded values in how we do business.

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Western is an award-winning college in both our on-campus and distance learning programs. We believe our students come first, and your success is our #1 priority. Our motto says it best: “Enter with passion, leave with purpose”. Let us help you on your path to success!