Country: United States of America


Inspired by its land-grant heritage, CSU is committed to excellence, setting the standard for public research universities in teaching, research, service and extension for the benefit of the citizens of Colorado, the United States and the world.

Colorado State University Strategic Plan:
A comprehensive 10 year strategic plan for achieving this mission in a way that supports these values was adopted in 2006 and revised in January 2014. This revised strategic plan has the following key objectives:

Teaching and Learning

  • Assure excellence in academic programs
  • Create distinctive undergraduate experiences
  • Enhance the quality and role of graduate education
  • Expose students to diverse cultures
  • Integrate academic and co-curricular experiences

Research and Discovery

  • Foster excellence in research, scholarship, and creative artistry
  • Improve discovery capabilities
  • Focus research in key areas of institutional strength and societal and global needs

Outreach and Engagement

  • Engage citizens through community involvement
  • Prepare and empower learners outside the campus environment
  • Foster excellence in intercollegiate athletics

Sustainability,Accountability, Infrastructure

  • Expand fundraising and marketing
  • Build necessary infrastructures
  • Nurture human capital
  • Guarantee financial stability


  • Embed commitment to diversity in all key objectives
  • Promote an environment that encourages excellence, access and inclusion


Mr. Michael Manfredo

Ms. Angela Hollingsworth

Sam Martin

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