SUNY Empire State College’s dedicated faculty and staff use innovative, alternative and flexible approaches to higher education that transform people and communities by providing rigorous programs that connect individuals’ unique and diverse lives to their personal learning goals.
As a community of learners at a public institution, SUNY Empire is committed to:
Vision 2015 is SUNY Empire’s strategic plan. This plan centers on three themes:
The plan identifies eight key goals within these themes, as well as strategies to achieve them. SUNY Empire’s themes align with those articulated in the State University of New York’s strategic planning document, The Power of SUNY, which will guide the university system toward realizing six big ideas:
Work at SUNY Empire intersects with each of these big ideas, but we place particular emphasis on “SUNY and the World” by exploring and offering affordable, innovative, flexible college learning opportunities onsite and online.