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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Teaching Excellence and Innovation

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The Teaching Excellence and Innovation Task Force is charged withi dentifying high potential strategic directions and goals that will advance teaching excellence, learning, and innovation at Minnesota State University,Mankato for the period of 2015-2018.
        As a part of this charge, the task force will address:
·         What would a new level of greatness in teaching excellence, learning and innovation look like by 2018, and how will we know if it is achieved?
o    Definition of key terms
o    Identification of strategic directions and goals
o    Benchmarks that are linked to the strategic priorities and performance measures of the University and Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System.
·         What would be a model organizational structure and function; polices, procedures, and practices to support the strategic directions and goals?
o    Delivery chain
o    Policies, procedures, and practices
o    Resources and sustainability

The task force will provide a report to the Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs prior to the end of 2014 Fall semester.


Maria Bevacqua, Co-Chair, Acting Dean, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Jeff Pribyl, Co-Chair, Professor, College of Science, Engineering and Technology
Patricia Hoffman, FA
Jennifer Veltsos, FA
Laura Schwarz, FA
Jessica Flatequal, MSUAASF
Michael Manderfeld, MAPE
Matt Clay, MMA
Joe Wolf, MSSA
Joan Roca, At-Large
Rama Mohapatra, At-Large
Ed Clark, CIO and Vice President for Information Technology Services