Mission & Guiding Principles
To work cooperatively to further the missions of individual member institutions.
- Serves as a mechanism through which member and partner institutions share resources and cooperate for the benefit of current and potential students, faculty, staff, and the greater community
- Provides a forum for members and community leaders to explore ideas and concerns affecting higher education
- Promotes the role of higher education in the region’s educational, economic and cultural vitality
- Promotes communication and cooperation among its members and local, state, and national governments