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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Preparing for the Visit

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Possible Questions the Team May Ask

  • What do you know about accreditation?
  • What do you know about the Higher Learning Commission?
  • Have you seen or read MSU, Mankato Assurance Argument?
  • How would you describe MSU’s mission?
    Do you know where you would find the official statement?
    Learn More about our Mission.and Statement of Goals
  • How does your department contribute to MSU’s mission?
  • How do you contribute to the University’s mission?
  • What are the University’s current strategic planning priorities?
    Learn more about the Strategic Vision for the University.
  • What are MSU’s greatest strengths? Weaknesses?
  • What makes MSU, Mankato unique in Minnesota and among higher education universities in general?
  • How would you describe the campus climate for diversity?
    Learn more about Institutional Diversity on campus.
  • What is it like to work at MSU, Mankato? How is morale on campus?
  • What are the biggest challenges facing MSU, Mankato?
    How about challenges specific to your department or unit?
  • Do you think that academics are the top priority at MSU, Mankato? Why or why not?
  • Describe any campus processes that could be improved or made more efficient.
  • What kind of changes are taking place at MSU, Mankato? Do you see these as positive or not?