The Texarkana College Board of Trustees met today to approve the institution’s two-year strategic plan including its vision, mission, core values and beliefs.

The approval of the plan was the final step in setting measurable goals for the College that will advance this community through attainable higher education and lifelong learning opportunities.

The plan establishes the core values of Texarkana College, which include opportunity, excellence, community and success, and shows the top priorities to be:

Enhancing, upgrading and renovating facilities to meet state and federal ADA compliance standards and modernizing instructional space,

Active involvement in a regional economic development initiative effort, and

reaching $10 million in TC Foundation assets by 2020 and growing the TC Alumni & Friends Network to 1,000 members by 2018.

Texarkana College President James Henry Russell said:

“Over the next two years, we will measure progress by our level of adherence to these values, priorities and our mission,making informed decisions is important now more than ever for the future of Texarkana College and our community.”

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For more information about Texarkana College, or to download a copy of the approved strategic plan, visit the TC website at www.texarkanacollege.edu.