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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Strategic Planning

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By combining big ideas with real-world thinking Minnesota State University, Mankato is focused on transforming our university by breaking down barriers, creating solutions, and achieving a new level of greatness.  In 2010 we identified five strategic actions to propel our transformation:

  •  Promote Global Solutions - Change the world by collaboratively addressing our planet’s most challenging problems.

  • Think and Act like a Doctoral Institution – Foster the thriving and robust academic culture of a doctoral university.

  • Grow University Extended Education – Greatly expand the reach of our extended learning programs.

  • Create the Campus of the Future – Reinvigorate our physical home and build the campus of the future.

  • Embody Quality and Excellence – Measure and continuously improve our work to ensure excellence in all that we do.


In 2013, at the mid-point of the 2010-2015 strategic planning horizon, action taken, progress made, and action still required was reviewed and summarized in the [PDF] 2010-2015 Strategic Plan 2013 Prgress Report (206 KiB).