Completed initiatives

Learn about the completed initiatives and progress reports.

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Campus Master Plan

The Master Plan provides the university with a roadmap for growth and renewal, while setting priorities for capital investment.

Related goals/Common elements: Facilities and Infrastructure (pdf) and Sustainability

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Faculty Compensation Committee

A multi-year faculty compensation improvement plan is being developed as an important next step for achieving competitive compensation for our faculty and staff.

Related goals/Common elements: Faculty and Staff (pdf)

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Human Capital Services Assessment

Meeting our evolving human capital needs is crucial to our university now and for our future. A comprehensive evaluation of the capacity and readiness of our university’s HR-related services to meet those needs is underway. 

Related goals/Common elements: Faculty and Staff (pdf)

Internationalization Planning Committee

Internationalization Planning

Our engagement with the international community is critical to the future of our students, our university, and our state.

K-State Olathe Committee

K-State Olathe Planning

K-State Olathe continues to evolve as a critical component to reach our visionary goal to become a top 50 public research university by 2025.

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Recruitment and Hiring Assessment

To continue to build the highly talented and diverse workforce envisioned in K-State 2025, we need effective, efficient, timely, and fair recruitment and hiring practices and procedures.

Research Themes Committee

Research Themes Committee

A 2025 Research Themes Committee was appointed to identify ten to twelve university strategic research foci which will be refined to five to seven key themes.

Related goals/Common elements: Research, Scholarly and Creative Activities, and Discovery (pdf)

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Undergraduate Research Task Force

An action plan is being developed to encourage, increase, and measure the pariticipation of undergraduates in research, scholarly and creative activities, and discovery (RSCAD) at Kansas State University.


Visionary Goal

By 2025, Kansas State University will be recognized as one of the nation's Top 50 Public Research Universities.

Thematic Goals

Research, Scholarly and Creative Activities, and Discovery

Undergraduate Educational Experience

Graduate Scholarly Experience

Engagement, Extension, Outreach, and Service

Faculty and Staff

Facilities and Infrastructure



The Visionary Plan

pdfVisionary Plan
(3.4MB PDF)

pdfSummary Visionary Plan
(781KB PDF)

pdfInternationalization Plan
(193KB PDF)

pdfSustainability Plan
(531KB PDF)

College/Major Unit Plans

Annual Progress Report, 2013-2014

pdfProgress Report: PDF
(4.5MB PDF)