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2025 Visionary Plan

Innovation and Inspiration Campaign

If you have questions or comments, or suggestions, please send an email to 2025@k-state.edu

K-State 2025 Refresh Phases

Phase 1: Launch Plan Refresh (Sept.-Dec. 2019)

President Myers and Provost Taber share a proposed vision statement and revised visionary goal. The K-State community is invited to comment on vision, values, and university metrics via an online survey, the 2025 email, and during college and major unit visits.

2025 Update from the President and Provost, Sept. 30, 2019

Annual K-State 2025 president, provost visits, Sept. 12, 2019

Phase 2: Explore strategic initiatives (Oct. 2019-April 2020)

Organize facilitated planning groups, including members from across the university community, to explore four strategic areas of focus.

The strategic areas are:

  • Global food, health, and biosecurity (Feb.-April 2020)
  • Aviation (TBD)
  • The cyber land-grant university (March-April 2020)
  • Innovation in education (Nov. 2019-March 2020)

Learn more about these strategic initiatives.

These initiatives are in addition to our ongoing focus on Student Success and Wellbeing as reflected in the SEM plan.

Update from Provost Taber: K-State 2025 strategic initiative planning groups, Feb. 3, 2020

Phase 3: Announce vision and values (Feb.-March 2020)

Compile and share feedback and suggestions regarding vision, values university metrics, strategic initiatives, and proposed changes to the plan. Launch new online survey focused on strategic initiative priorities. President Myers and Provost Taber will announce the vision, value, and university metrics to guide updating the K-State 2025 plan.

K-State 2025 Strategic Initiatives Update, Innovation White Papers Available for Comment, April 27, 2020

K-State 2025 Refresh: The Path Forward, Feb. 6, 2020

Phase 4: Form committee and draft updated plan (April-Aug. 2020)

The President will appoint a university committee including faculty, staff, students, administrators and alumni to recommend changes to the K-State 2025 plan using a facilitated process consistent with the original K-State 2025 committees. Share additional survey feedback on strategic initiatives planning groups’ work and priorities for change to the plan.

Phase 5: Share updated plan for feedback and report on the first ten years of K-State 2025 (Sept.-Dec 2020)

The updated plan will be shared for online feedback for community feedback in September. A ten-year progress report recognizing the accomplishments of the first ten years of the 2025 visionary plan will be completed.

Phase 6: Roll out and transition to the updated plan (Dec. 2020-Jan. 2021)

The updated visionary plan will be finalized and published on the 2025 website in January 2021 with publicity to highlight the next five years of K-State 2025.

K-State 2025 Refresh

  • Phase 1: Launch plan refresh

    Sept.-Dec. 2019

  • Phase 2: Explore strategic initiatives

    Oct. 2019-April 2020

  • Phase 3: Announce vision and values

    Feb.-March 2020

  • Phase 4: Form committee and draft updated plan

    April-Aug. 2020

  • Phase 5: Share updated plan for feedback and report on first ten years

    Sept.-Dec. 2020

  • Phase 6: Roll out and transition to updated plan

    Dec. 2020-Jan. 2021