The Administrative Procedures Manual has been developed at the direction of the South Arkansas Community College Board of Trustees.
The purpose of this manual is to provide clear guidance for proper, ethical and expeditious implementation of College policy and procedures which govern the way College business is managed and conducted.
This manual is not a static document. It will be continuously reviewed for completeness and accuracy, and is subject to revision at the discretion of College Administration, Faculty and Staff.
Information may be entered electronically. Signatures and dates must be hand-written by their respective parties.
Promotes excellence in learning, teaching, and services;
Provides lifelong educational opportunities; and
Serves as a cultural, intellectual, and economic resource for the community.
Excellence In Education
We are committed to excellence by providing a highly competent, innovative and supportive faculty and staff, modern facilities equipped with current technology, and high quality academic and occupational programs.
We are committed to providing support, respect and encouragement, thereby, enabling students to achieve their educational goals and develop skills for lifelong learning.
Contribution To The Community
We strive to serve the academic, occupational and enrichment needs of the community; enhance its quality of life; and support economic development in South Arkansas.
Quality Of Work Environment
Recognizing that everyone contributes to the learning process, we value each member of our College community; foster respect, trust and support among faculty, staff and students; encourage responsible, creative risk-taking and innovation; and recognize and reward exceptional performance and integrity.
Respect For Diversity
Believing that everyone should have an opportunity to learn and succeed, we value intellectual and cultural diversity in the classroom, in the workplace and in the community.
Dedication To The Future
We are committed to continuous evaluation of our institution in order to address the needs of the present and to meet the challenges of the future.
South Arkansas Community College will be a regional leader in education, workforce development and lifelong learning. Collectively, we will build and maintain an accessible, inclusive and attractive environment that provides leading-edge technology and dynamic service to a diverse student body on campus, in our communities and at a distance. We will convey enthusiasm for our mission and continuously endeavor to increase opportunities for learning, teaching, mentoring and service, in an atmosphere which fosters academic freedom. Through systematic analysis, ongoing communication and outreach, we will address unmet needs in our service area; provide academic, professional and occupational curricula, as well as opportunities for cultural enrichment and maintain rigorous standards of excellence.