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Michigan State University

Key Strategies and Focus Areas

Drawing upon recommendations made by Boldness by Design task forces and vice presidential areas, Michigan State University had adopted a working list of priority objectives. These focus areas and key strategies provide a framework to advance the commitments of Boldness by Design’s strategic imperatives and guide investment and action across the MSU community.

Strategic Imperative 1

Enhance the student experience by continually improving the quality of academic programs and the value of an MSU degree for undergraduate and graduate students More...

Strategic Imperative 2

Enrich community, economic, and family life through research, outreach, engagement, entrepreneurship, innovation, diversity, and inclusion More...

Strategic Imperative 3

Expand international reach through academic, research, and economic development initiatives and global, national, and local strategic alliances More...

Strategic Imperative 4

Increase research opportunities by significantly expanding research funding and involvement of graduate and undergraduate students in research and scholarship More...

Strategic Imperative 5

Strengthen stewardship by appreciating and nurturing the university’s financial assets, campus environment and infrastructure, and people for outstanding performance today and tomorrow More...