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Mission, Vision and Strategic Plan

Keystone College strives to transform lives by inspiring and empowering a community where learning flourishes.

Building on our long and distinguished history, Keystone College has set forth a mission, vision, and core values that reflect the enduring principles that guide us as we carry our legacy of excellence forward.


Keystone College educates students in a liberal arts tradition that values civility, integrity, and curiosity, fostering a global perspective on cultural diversity, environmental sustainability, and life-long learning.


Keystone College will transform lives by inspiring and empowering a community where learning flourishes.

Core Values

Keystone College embraces the values of integrity, curiosity, civility, and learning.

Carrying Our Legacy of Excellence Forward

As an institution committed to excellence, Keystone College will continue to succeed only if we support a culture of continuous improvement where everyone can participate as we face future challenges and change.

Goals of Strategic Plan 2013-2017


Academic Excellence

Offer quality academic programs and services that will enable our students to succeed in an increasingly complex and global market place. 



Improve and expand our facilities and the campus environment to support enhanced student learning and living.


Active and Engaged Students

Increase the retention and graduation rates of Keystone College students.


Financial Strength

Enhance the capacity of Keystone College to engage alumni and outside constituents to raise funds that advance the mission of the College.


Committed Faculty and Staff

Recruit and retain a diverse and talented faculty and staff committed to student success.



Promote those characteristics of Keystone College that distinguish and differentiate us from other colleges and universities.