Mission Statement Analysis

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Construct a mission statement analysis report by completing the following:

  • Select a college or university, and research its mission statement and the website material that relates to the mission. (Material may include the institution’s vision statement, core values, overarching goals, strategic plan, and other related documents).
  • Write a 3-page (excluding the mission statement itself) well-structured, organized report that addresses these questions:
    • What is the mission of your selected college or university? 
    • What does the college or university value and place an emphasis on in their stated mission? 
    • What are the institution’s long-term goals? 
    • How would you describe the primary student population served by the institution?
    • What types of educational programming does the institution offer?
    • Is there a focus on research, teaching, or service?
    • Does the institution have a strategic plan? If yes, what are three key highlights/goals? 
    • How does the institution's organizational structure or programs support the institution’s mission and goals? 
    • How well does the institution's marketing and website presence match its stated mission?
    • Reflecting on the institution's mission statement and related materials, what do you think are likely challenges the institution will face in the future?
  • Include an introduction and a conclusion.
  • Include a cover page and references page.
  • Include a copy of the selected institution's mission statement.

Submission Requirements

To achieve a successful assignment outcome, you are expected to meet the following requirements:

  • Length: Your analysis should be three pages, in addition to a cover page, a references page, and a copy of the institution's mission statement.
  • Cover page: Include a cover page formatted according to APA style.
  • Body of paper: Cite any and all information that is not common knowledge. 
  • References list: Be sure to include all references cited in an APA reference list at the end of your paper.
  • Font and font-size: Use Times New Roman, 12-point font, and double space. 

Refer to the resources in the Capella Writing Center to help with writing and formatting this assignment according to APA style and format.


Part 2


what are the key characteristics associated with each of the major types of higher education governance? What are the advantages and disadvantages associated with each type of governance?

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