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MISSION STATEMENT

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. Area Commission

    2-1-0 GP 1: Governance Commitment

    2-2-0 GP 2: Governing Style

    2-3-0 GP 3: Code of Conduct

    2-4-0 GP 4: Commission Job Description

    2-5-0 GP 5: Commission Operations

    2-6-0 GP 6: Committee Principles

    2-7-0 GP 7: Chairperson's Role

    2-8-0 GP 8: Annual Planning and Evaluation Cycle

    2-9-0 EP 1: General Executive Constraint

    2-10-0 EP 2: Communication and Counsel to the Commission

    2-11-0 EP 3: Budgeting

    2-12-0 EP 4: Financial Condition

    2-13-0 EP 5: Asset Protection

    2-14-0 EP 6: Compensation and Benefits

    2-15-0 CPR 1: Delegation to the President

    2-16-0 CPR 2: President's Responsibilities

    2-17-0 CPR 3: Monitoring Presidential Performance

    2-18-0 Mission Statement

  3. Information Technology
  4. Plans and Analysis
  5. Marketing
  6. Financial Affairs
  7. Facilities Management
  8. Human Resources and Employee Relations
  9. Development
  10. Procurement and Inventory Control
  11. Auxiliary Enterprises and Printing Services
  12. Public Safety
  13. Division of Education
  14. Intentionally Left Blank for Future Use
  15. Intentionally Left Blank for Future Use
  16. Admissions and Registrar
  17. Student Services

NUMBER: 2-18-0 APPROVED DATE: 10-08-2000

LEGAL AUTHORITY: S.C. CODE ANN. §§59-53-410 to -440 (1997); 1996 S.C. ACTS 359

MISSION STATEMENT

Mission

Trident Technical College serves as a catalyst for personal, community, and economic development by empowering individuals through education and training.

Vision

Educate the individual.  Accelerate the economy.  Inspire the future.

Values

  • Integrity
  • Respect
  • Student achievement
  • Academic excellence
  • Accessibility and affordability
  • Diversity, equity and inclusion
  • Excellence in customer service
  • Expertise
  • Academic freedom
  • Accountability
  • Global competitiveness

Role and Scope

Trident Technical College is a public, two-year, multi-campus community college that provides quality education and promotes economic development in Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester counties.

An open-door institution of higher education, and one of the largest institutions in the state, Trident Technical College serves traditional and nontraditional students who have a wide variety of educational goals.  To help students meet their goals, Trident Technical College offers university transfer associate degrees and applied technical associate degrees, diplomas and certificates.  The curriculum includes programs in arts and sciences, aeronautics, business, information technology, engineering technology, health sciences, culinary and hospitality, manufacturing, maintenance trades and public service.  Additionally, the College offers a variety of noncredit employment training programs, which includes customized education and training for business, industry and government.

To foster student success, Trident Technical College provides academic preparatory courses, academic assistance and comprehensive student services.  In addition to traditional instruction, Trident Technical College’s flexible course offerings and alternative delivery methods, enable more members of the community to pursue higher education.

Approved by TTC Area Commission October 30, 2001
Approved by TTC Area Commission October 15, 2002
Approved by TTC Area Commission October 21, 2003
Reaffirmed by TTC Area Commission October 22, 2004
Approved by TTC Area Commission September 20, 2005
Reaffirmed by TTC Area Commission November 14, 2006
Approved by TTC Area Commission May 27, 2008
Approved by South Carolina Commission on Higher Education August 5, 2008
Reaffirmed by TTC Area Commission March 24, 2009
Approved by TTC Area Commission March 23, 2010
Approved by South Carolina Commission on Higher Education May 20, 2010
Approved by TTC Area Commission September 20, 2011
Approved by South Carolina Commission on Higher Education January 13, 2012
Reaffirmed by TTC Area Commission January 15, 2013
Approved by TTC Area Commission March 19, 2013
Reaffirmed by TTC Area Commission January 21, 2014
Approved by TTC Area Commission March 24, 2015
Approved by TTC Area Commission May 26, 2015
Approved by TTC Area Commission August 2, 2016
Approved by TTC Area Commission March 27, 2017
Approved by South Carolina Commission on Higher Education May 18, 2017
Approved by TTC Area Commission March 27, 2018
Approved by South Carolina Commission on Higher Education April 27, 2018
Approved by TTC Area Commission May 28, 2019
Approved by South Carolina Commission on Higher Education August 2, 2019
Due to COVID 19 Pandemic there was no review in 2020
Approved by TTC Area Commission March 23, 2021
Approved by South Carolina Commission on Higher Education May 25, 2021