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MSU Strategic Plan: Empowering Generations

Educational Needs

Goal 1 - Meet the educational needs of the local, regional, national, and global communities.

Objective 1:
Provide and promote high-quality academic programs that empower students through engagement in relevant, meaningful hands-on learning experiences.

Action Items:

  1. Increase opportunities for research, scholarship, and service for students, faculty, and staff.
  2. Increase student focus on academic activities.
  3. Establish responsibility for ongoing regional accreditation requirements.
  4. Develop strategic assessment program for campus.
  5. Prioritize academic programs.

Objective 2:
Determine the educational needs of future students and allocate resources accordingly.

Action Items:

  1. Conduct continuous regional needs assessment of future students to determine educational needs.
  2. Develop and discontinue programs based on research outcomes.
  3. Reallocate resources to support growth of new and continued programs.

Objective 3:
Develop and offer curricular and co-curricular programs supporting diverse, multi-generational learners.

Action Items:

  1. Develop programming for diverse age groups.
  2. Create innovative program offerings based on mode, modularity, and scheduling.


Metric 1.1.1

Metric 1.3.2