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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

The ITS Strategic Plan

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The Strategic Plan for Information and Technology Services includes five elements:

  1. Student and Faculty Success:
    ITS will be leveraged to enhance learning outcomes, improve retention, introduce new teaching models, and further our applied research mission across a diverse faculty and student population.
  2. Service and Process Improvement:
    ITS will be leveraged to create more efficient campus business practices and improve services to Minnesota State Mankato stakeholders.
  3. Professional and Effective Staff:
    ITS staff will be courteous and well-trained, familiar with state-of-the-art technologies and best practices, and provide best-in-class service and support. ITS staff will support campus diversity; staff promote cross-cultural understanding and thrive in a diverse campus environment.
  4. Relationships, Partnerships, and Communication:
    Minnesota State Mankato ITS will build strong working relationships with Minnesota State Mankato academic and business units; help form strategic partnerships with industry and sister schools; provide an infrastructure for campus safety; and communicate effectively with campus stakeholders.
  5. Superlative Access to Data: 
    Minnesota State Mankato students, faculty and staff will have ubiquitous, high-speed, secure and reliable access to their individual data and top-quality decision support regardless of device or platform.
    This Element is foundational to the success of all ITS initiatives.

More details on each of these elements and the progress ITS has made to move toward these goals can be found in the following two documents:

We encourage you to provide feedback on this strategic plan should you have questions or comments.  Alternatively, we welcome any invitations to engage in discussion regarding the ITS strategic plan. Feel free to contact Ted Johnson for more information.