"To ensure the survival and well-being of our communities, it is imperative that community colleges develop a globally and multiculturally competent citizenry."
- American Council on International Intercultural Education Exchange 1996
Richland College is committed to its mission of "equipping students for successful living and responsible citizenship in a rapidly changing local, national, and world community." In order to fulfill this commitment, the Global Education and Development Advisory Council serves to create a vehicle for systemic enhancement of international educational opportunities for our campus and community. The purpose of this Council is to facilitate moving the institution to the next level of global interchange.