Student Centered: We are committed to education, inquiry and service in order to meet students changing needs. We foster lifelong learning, civic and social responsibility, leadership and career growth
Integrity through honesty, civility and fairness. We place a high value on being ethical in all practices. Faculty members strive to impress this value upon their students.
Adaptability: Preparing students for a global, technologically changing world requires faculty and staff members to be adaptive and responsive in developing and delivering programs and services. Birchwater places a high value on the leadership shown by its faculty and staff
Excellence through a rigorous, high quality education to all students. Excellence demanded in teaching and delivery of services.
Diversity through encouraging acceptance and respect of individuals with differing values, ideas, citizenship, a sense of civic responsibility, global awareness and an appreciation for human diversity at all levels
A collegial environment with contemporary, functional and pleasing facilities, a safe college and responsible fiscal management