Pitzer College Office of College Advancement Mission and Values

Mission Statement

The Office of College Advancement furthers the mission, values, and educational objectives of the College by engaging the Pitzer community and encouraging lifelong investment in support of our students as they become socially responsible citizens of the world.


  • We value every member of the Pitzer community and strive to create an inclusive environment where each person feels at home.
  • We value trust and aim to build it by acting with integrity, speaking transparently, and respecting confidentiality.
  • We value volunteers and embrace their enthusiasm to give their time and talents to leave a lasting legacy at Pitzer.
  • We value Pitzer donors and strive to align their passions and philanthropic intent with the priorities of the College.
  • We value being student centered and mission focused.
  • We value bringing joy and Pitzer spirit to our work and throughout the College community.
  • We value excellence and strive to achieve it through hard work, creativity, and expertise.