Initiatives & Mission

President Stanley is building on the momentum of MSU’s successes and charting a course toward an even brighter future.
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Strategic Plan

MSU is beginning an inclusive and comprehensive strategic planning process to create a shared vision for the future and a common set of principles and values to guide our work.

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Plan

To recognize the importance of diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) as a foundation for all the work we do, MSU is launching a comprehensive DEI planning process. DEI planning will be closely connected to our strategic planning process.

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Relationship Violence and Sexual Misconduct Plan

Because a safe, inclusive and respectful campus is our top priority, MSU is working with the campus community, supporters and leading researchers and experts in the field of RVSM to develop a strategic plan for prevention efforts, policy updates and resource development. This plan will be closely connected to the university’s strategic planning process.

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MSU Mission Statement

As a public, research-intensive, land-grant university funded in part by the state of Michigan, our mission is to advance knowledge and transform lives.

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