Mission Review Team

Important Dates

About the Team

Team Members

  • Kate Pluta & Nan Gomez-Heitzeberg, co-leads
  • Zav Dadabhoy, Janet Fulks, John Gerhold, Manny Mourtzanos
  • Corny Rodriguez, Academic Senate
  • Meg Stidham, CSEA
  • Shelby Sward, SGA
  • Wesley Sims, Core Values

Documents & Resources


Mission & Vision Statements

Adopted by College Council, May 14, 2014

Approved by Board of Trustees, June 12, 2014

Bakersfield College Mission Statement

Bakersfield College provides opportunities for students from diverse economic, cultural, and educational backgrounds to attain degrees and certificates, workplace skills, and preparation for transfer. Our rigorous and supportive learning environment fosters students’ abilities to think critically, communicate effectively, and demonstrate competencies and skills in order to engage productively in their communities and the world.

Bakersfield College Vision Statement

Building upon more than 100 years of excellence, Bakersfield College continues to contribute to the intellectual, cultural, and economic vitality of the communities it serves.