Mayville State's 2016-2020 strategic plan was extended into 2022 due to time and resource constraints posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mayville State University will embark on a campus-wide initiative to develop a new strategic plan beginning in the fall of 2021.

Mayville State 2016-2022 Strategic Plan Themes and Goals

Theme 1
Supporting the success of MSU's diverse student body measured by progression toward degree completion, high impact student-centered inclusive support services and transformative experiences in a global community.

    • Goal 1.1: Redefine and strengthen the recruitment and admissions process.
    • Goal 1.2: Increase the number of students who make timely academic progression and attain degree completion.
    • Goal 1.3: Provide transformative experiences for students.
    • Goal 1.4: Utilize systems and analytics to monitor and manage retention that leads to graduation.

Theme 2
Creating positive living, learning, and working environments.

    • Goal 2.1: Provide safe, secure, and inclusive physical and social shared environments.
    • Goal 2.2: Technology use across the institution reflects current social, instructional, and workforce practices.
    • Goal 2.3: Facilities support the development of a positive living, learning, and working environment.
    • Goal 2.4: Develop environmentally safe and responsible practices.
    • Goal 2.5: Provide reasonable accommodations for learners with documented disabilities with readily available resources and alternative instructional strategies regardless of delivery mode.

Theme 3
Improving student learning by strengthening academic quality and investing in learning and teaching excellence.

    • Goal 3.1: Focus on strengthening the quality of instruction across all modes of course delivery.
    • Goal 3.2: Improve academic excellence by recruiting and retaining qualified diverse faculty and faculty with diversified qualifications.
    • Goal 3.3: Provide faculty with the tools and resources for success to create a culture that supports quality instruction.
    • Goal 3.4: Strategically increase options for course offerings in programs.
    • Goal 3.5: Assess and respond to emerging opportunities through strategic investment in new programs of study.
    • Goal 3.6: Use valid student learning assessment techniques and resulting data for decision making.
    • Goal 3.7: Ensure academic quality across all modes of course delivery.

Theme 4
Inspiring and supporting innovation, creativity, and research.

    • Goal 4.1: Create opportunities for students and faculty to engage in research and other scholarly activities.
    • Goal 4.2: Support and reward innovation that results in new relationships, research, academic programs, enrollments, and learning experiences.

Theme 5
Committing to individualized personal service and institutional stewardship.

    • Goal 5.1: Strengthen a culture of communication.
    • Goal 5.2: Foster commitment to personal service across campus.
    • Goal 5.3: Employ the strategic plan to guide institutional vision and priorities.
    • Goal 5.4: Invest in qualified faculty and staff who support institutional mission and achieve priorities.
    • Goal 5.5: Invest in new ways of charitable giving that support institutional priorities.