Lake Erie College announces new mission and vision statements


Lake Erie College is currently developing its Strategic Plan 2018-2021: Supporting. Empowering. Thriving.

As part of this process, the College is pleased to announce new mission and vision statements have been approved by the Board of Directors to best reflect LEC’s approach as an institution of higher education.

Mission Statement

Lake Erie College provides an excellent, inclusive, and highly personalized education grounded in the liberal arts tradition. Guided by hope and care, our students are empowered to lead lives of personal significance and professional success as global citizens.


Lake Erie College will empower students by successfully integrating the following elements into the learning experience:

  • Self-discovery,
  • The development of strong personal attributes,
  • Creative problem solving, and
  • The balance of personal and professional goals with the needs of others. 

The College is committed to being mission-driven, fostering strong partnerships and collaboration in the region, service to the community, embracing diversity and inclusion, and helping students successfully reach their academic goals.

More information on the College’s strategic planning process is available at

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