KRCC's Mission Statement and Relationship to Colorado College

KRCC MISSION STATEMENT
We seek to improve the quality of life in Southern Colorado and Northern New Mexico with our commitment to the core values of Colorado College and by advancing public media through fresh news, information, music, culture and nonprofit support. 

As members of the Colorado College community, we share a commitment to
• honor the life of the mind as the central focus of our common endeavor;
• value all persons and seek to learn from their diverse experiences and perspectives;
• practice intellectual honesty and live with integrity;
• serve as stewards of the traditions and resources of Colorado College;
• nurture a sense of place and an ethic of environmental sustainability;
• encourage engagement and social responsibility at local, national and global levels;
seek excellence, constantly assessing our policies and programs.

 

RELATIONSHIP WITH COLORADO COLLEGE
KRCC’s license is held by the Colorado College, a non-profit, private, educational institution.

COLORADO COLLEGE’S MISSION STATEMENT

At Colorado College our goal is to provide the finest liberal arts education in the country. Drawing upon the adventurous spirit of the Rocky Mountain West, we challenge students, one course at a time, to develop those habits of intellect and imagination that will prepare them for learning and leadership throughout their lives.

COLORADO COLLEGE’S STATEMENT OF CORE VALUES

As members of the Colorado College community, we share a commitment to honor the life of the mind as the central focus of our common endeavor; value all persons and seek to learn from their diverse experiences and perspectives; practice intellectual honesty and live with integrity; serve as stewards of the traditions and resources of Colorado College; nurture a sense of place and an ethic of environmental sustainability; encourage engagement and social responsibility at local, national and global levels; seek excellence, constantly assessing our policies and programs.

Colorado College is distinctive in its conviction that active learning happens best when students pursue a single subject of study for several weeks in small classes in which no ticking clock can interrupt the animated exchange of ideas. We are confident that the learning opportunities made possible by our distinctive curricular system foster a kind of intellectual engagement that will continue to enrich the lives of Colorado College graduates as they become leaders in their professions and communities.