Green Mountain Higher Education Consortium

Green Mountain Higher Education Consortium


To create and foster collaborative endeavors among member institutions by serving as an agent for economic and educational initiatives that bring value to all. The power of each school working collaboratively on matters that are non-competitive will increase choice of services and lowers costs to their faculty, staff and students.


To provide excellent resources and services to support all collaborative opportunities with innovative and highly functional systems and management tools that will enhance cost and quality improvements by creating better planning and implementation processes. Proactively focusing on the well planned delivery of support services will enable this partnership to achieve its shared vision of practical operating solutions while controlling tuition costs and enriching each respective member's educational mission.


Be a highly efficient learning organization that supports:

  • Creative cost management strategies to contain operational costs
  • Academic and administrative collaboration of common purpose and interest
  • Better problem solving and support services
  • Information sharing of ideas and projects
  • Benchmarks for operating standards
  • Positive change with instigation of innovative systems
  • Future planning and high productivity
  • Change and management of this change
  • Entrepreneurial efforts of common purpose and interest
  • Best practice methodologies
  • Research, discovery and data collection
  • Educational excellence
  • Vitality and growth within the state of Vermont