|The founders of the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District
believed that a community college should provide experiences which
will greatly broaden the students' educational opportunities and
strengthen the society's democratic institutions. The
representatives of the community directed the college to provide an
education through which students may create rewarding lives,
productive for themselves and for society, based on an understanding
of the relationship between the past and the challenge of the
present and the future.
The Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District accepts, and is
committed to the following premises:
The democratic way of life allows each individual the personal
freedom and initiative consistent with his/her responsibilities to
The college recognizes the worth of the individual, and the fact
that individual needs, interests and capacities vary greatly.
The maximum development of the personal, social and intellectual
qualities of each individual must be encouraged.
The maximum development and fulfillment of the individual, and the
development of the community are increasingly interdependent.
All segments of the college community are encouraged to contribute
and participate in the operation of the college. An educational
environment, dedicated to these philosophic premises, will produce
individuals prepared for life and citizenship in a complex, viable