Phase 3: Comments on Proposed Themes & Common Elements
This report compiles the online comments received during December 2010 about the proposed major themes and common elements. These proposed themes and common elements emerged from focus group discussions and online comments during Phase 2. View the final Major Themes & Common Elements.
Feedback on Proposed Major Themes
Yes, I concur with the proposed themes:
No, I have some suggestions:
Proposed Major Themes
Small groups will be convened focused on each thematic area to recommend goals and objectives to meet the Top 50 goal by 2025.
- Scholarship, Research, Creative Activities
- Undergraduate Educational Experience
- Graduate Scholarly Experience
- Faculty & Staff
- Facilities & Infrastructure
- Engagement & Extension
The following elements support the themes and should be integrated into each small group's planning. Other common elements deemed necessary by each group should be integrated as well.
Build an inclusive campus climate that will foster mutual understanding among diverse groups.
Strengthen communication and coordination among K-State's international programs and constituents in order to achieve goals for the university's further internationalization.
Pursue environmental, social, and economic sustainability in every major area of the university.
Communication & Marketing
Unify the brand voice and continue K-State on the path to an improved national, and international, reputation.
Service & Outreach
Contribute to the operation of the university as well as apply knowledge and expertise to a non-academic audience in an effort to support the mission of K-State as a land grant institution.
Consider the needs of alumni, donors, and partners of K-State.
Examine the values and beliefs necessary to support Vision 2025 and promote the culture such that K-State's external image is positively aligned.