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The mission of the Center for Learning Excellence is to provide additional academic support beyond the classroom for all students at MacMurray College. The CLE serves to empower all students to achieve academic and personal goals through a comprehensive college-wide support network of peer and professional tutoring, study group facilitation, workshops, and individual assistance aimed at helping students develop into lifelong learners. The CLE maintains collaborative relationships across campus, supports the instructional objectives of the faculty, and supports the mission and core values of MacMurray College. The CLE team values a service-oriented program with a caring personal approach.

Vision Statement

The Center for Learning Excellence will provide optimal academic collegial support to all MacMurray College students, faculty, staff, and community members, enriching the learning experience by providing a variety of services that support learning and academic success.


  1. The Center will provide a learning environment and network of support services that promotes educational opportunity for each college learner.
  2. The Center will offer resources that help students acquire the skills to become independent learners by the time they graduate from the College.
  3. The Center will assist students in finding ways to enhance and achieve the most out of the learning and studying processes, particularly in students' first few semesters at MacMurray College.
  4. The Center will enhance student retention and successful completion of the students' educational goals, as evidenced by a correlation between Center usage and student persistence at MacMurray College.

Last updated: August 2, 2017