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Mission and Vision

Mission Statement
The Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute prepares our culturally diverse Native American students as life-long learners through partnerships with tribes, employers and other organizations. We establish a strong educational foundation for student success.

Vision Statement
The Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute aspires to be an intellectual asset to Indian country that is highly effective and puts students’ success first.

Strategic Goals
  • The Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute will improve student success, guided by an institutional culture of evidence.
  • The Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute will expand its role in tribal nation-building by better understanding and responding to the educational and workforce needs of tribes, and to better support the sustainability of tribes’ fundamental needs.
  • The Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute will modernize its facilities and technologies to better support student learning.
  • The Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute will improve its college operations to achieve greater effectiveness and efficiency.
  • The Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute will position itself within the community of tribal colleges, and among all community colleges, nationally.