Welcome to Skyline College!
Skyline College is a leader among community colleges across the nation. It is a place
where our diverse culture and community of students come together to learn, grow,
and achieve their dreams. As the Acting President of Skyline College, I am honored
to serve an institution dedicated to empowering and transforming a global community
of learners. Moreover, we are an institution that is unwavering of our commitment
to equity, inclusion and social justice.
As a critical educational leader, I am committed to moving Skyline College forward
with our Educational Master Plan. This plan outlines our vision for the future of
Skyline College and a roadmap to how we will be providing quality education to our
students. I am committed to our values:
- Social justice: We are committed to a comprehensive diversity framework that promotes social justice
throughout all policies
- Campus Climate: We create a campus-wide climate that reflects a ‘students first philosophy'
- Open Access: We are committed to the availability of quality educational programs and services
for every member of our community
- Student Success and Equity: We value students’ success in achieving their goals, on time, and strengthening their
- Academic Excellence: We value excellence in all aspects of our mission as a comprehensive community college
- Community Partnerships: We value a deep engagement with the community we serve
- Participatory Governance: We value just, fair, inclusive, and well understood, transparent governance processes
- Sustainability: We value an institutional culture that is committed to environmental sustainability
I am confident that Skyline College will continue to be innovators and trailblazers
among community colleges. Together, we will create a just and transformative experience
for a global community of learners.
Thank you for allowing Skyline College to be a part of your academic journey.
Newin Orante, Ed.D