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Saint Paul College A Community & Technical College

​Mission, Vision and Values

Saint Paul College has updated its mission, vision, and value statements to boldly reflect the College’s commitment to racial equity, community vibrancy, and economic vitality and to create a clear and intentional guide for its future. The Minnesota State Board of Trustees voted unanimously to approve the revisions in May 2022.

"We are proud to publicly unveil Saint Paul College’s bold new mission, vision, and value statements," said Saint Paul College president Deidra Peaslee, EdD. "Our College community collectively created statements that are sustainable, inclusive, accessible, and transformative. These reaffirm our commitment to becoming an anti-racist, trauma-informed institution."


Grounded in equity and inclusion, Saint Paul College educates and empowers students to lead purposeful lives and discover rewarding careers.


Saint Paul College advances racial equity; enriches community vibrancy; and inspires students to reach their full potential.


We believe students are the heart of our work.

With compassion and dedication, we collaborate to create an inclusive and supportive learning environment to meet student needs, interests, and goals. When all students have access to resources and support, they are empowered to achieve success.


We are excellence-minded, equity-driven.

Diversity enriches our intellectual and professional community. Saint Paul College cultivates an environment of safety and transparency where all members are heard, valued, and respected. We apply anti-racism, trauma-informed practices that work to eliminate racism and increase access and opportunity for all.


We are guided by evidence-based decision-making.

As a learning organization, we continually strive for improvement through purposeful and transparent decision-making with intentional consideration to identify what will best serve our students and the community.


We strive to bring value to our community.

We value collaborating and establishing partnerships that foster and enhance community connections. We are dedicated to meeting the needs of the changing labor market, supporting economic vitality and preparing students to contribute to a more socially just world.

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