Office of the President

President Pokrandt conversing with a UCC staff memberDr. Rachel Pokrandt

Mission of the President's Office

The mission of the President's Office is to advance UCC’s strategic direction in order to achieve the College’s vision and fulfill its mission. The President’s Office collaborates with internal and external entities to meet the educational needs of the College’s district and provides support and information for the College’s Board of Education. By maintaining open lines of communication with students, employees and members of the public, the President’s Office promotes a friendly, approachable, and positive environment.

The Role of the President

Central to the President’s role is the advancement of the educational mission of the College so that students can achieve their educational and career goals. The President promotes a democratic, participatory decision-making process and fosters an inclusive, equitable campus culture. Included in the President’s authority is directing the overall operation and administration of the College, in accordance with the mission and goals of the College, the Board of Education’s policies and procedures, the regional accreditor’s standards, and applicable laws and regulations. In cooperation with the Board and the College employees, the President enhances public relations by representing the College to the public, community organizations, other schools business and industry, and local and state government.

College Mission

Umpqua Community College transforms lives and enriches communities.

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Areas of Operation


Hours & Information

Robynne Wilgus - Contact
Executive Assistant to President & Board
Hours: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday - Friday

Umpqua Community College
PO Box 967
Roseburg, OR 97470

541-440-4666 (fax)

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