MSU Strategic Plan

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Preparing for MSU's future

Building on the momentum of Michigan State University's successes to chart a course toward a brighter future requires collective thought and action. For that reason, MSU is undertaking an inclusive and comprehensive strategic planning process. While the planning timeline has been adjusted somewhat due to the novel coronavirus pandemic, the work being done around strategic planning is too important not to move forward.

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Video: Update on planning progress

Co-chairs Vennie Gore and Joe Salem provide an update during the March 19 Academic Advancement Network session: Conversation on MSU Strategic Planning Process.


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Committee shares focused inquiry reports for feedback

Key to the strategic planning process is focused inquiry into specified areas that are vital to planning the university’s future.

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Audio: Co-Chairs give update on process

Co-chairs of the Strategic Planning Steering Committee Vennie Gore and Joe Salem discuss next steps for the initiative.


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Video: President discusses planning initiatives

President Stanley discusses the goals of MSU's comprehensive strategic planning process and the concurrent diversity, equity and inclusion planning initiative.