Mission and Vision

Our Mission

Berea College Continuous Improvement exists to create and sustain a campus culture that uses Lean ideology to remove “pain” and frustration from work processes. This is done in support of the perpetual achievement of Berea College’s mission while also realizing hard and soft savings.

Our Vision

Our team aspires to educate the campus community through lean projects across our various departments. The ultimate goal is to inspire a norm amongst our community members (student, faculty, and staff) of using lean tools in creative ways to solve every day problems


for the 2017-2018 fiscal year:

  • 23 completed projects with measurable improvement
    • 6 completed by Berea College students
  • Work with student teams on CI projects
  • Additional staff trained in LEAN Applied to Business Processes

Finished the 2016-17 fiscal year with:

  • 11 projects completed with savings of $123,205.84
  •  8 additional staff trained in LEAN Applied to Business Processes
  • 2 UT and 2 BC Greenbelt Certifications awarded