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2025 Visionary Plan

As K-State's 2025 strategic plan comes to a close, our strategic planning efforts continue as Next-Gen K-State. See the latest updates on the Next-Gen K-State website.

K-State 2025 University Initiatives

Learn about the Current and Completed University Initiatives moving us to 2025.

Completed initiatives

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Aligning College/Major Unit/Departmental Planning

Review guidance and instructions to facilitate college/major unit/departmental planning and alignment with our 2025 visionary plan.

Related goals/Common elements: All

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Budget Modernization (eID/password required)

Review the multi-year effort to modernize K-State's budget model to encourage enrollment growth, incentivize and align with university priorities, energize innovation, provide greater financial accountability and transparency, unlock the historical budget, and preserve K-State's land-grant mission.

Related goals/Common elements: All

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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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Diversity Planning

Diversity is not only one of the eight “common elements” that underlie our K-State 2025 vision and goals, but it is also a value we embrace as an institution that is critically important to the future of our students, our faculty and staff, and our university community.

Related goals/Common elements: All

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Faculty Compensation

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)

Sustainability Planning

Sustainability Planning

The university-wide planning committee is charged to recommend a strategic action plan addressing sustainability within the context of these areas and K-State 2025 goals.

Related goals/Common elements: All

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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.

University Climate Survey

University Climate Survey

A university climate survey tells us how faculty and staff perceive our K-State climate as fostering a welcoming and inclusive work environment that promotes success for all.

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