About Us

The Chief Strategy Officer provides University-wide leadership in the development and implementation of the strategic plan for the University. Our team assists divisions, colleges, and units with developing and successfully implementing their own strategic plans, while ensuring that those plans align with the University's goals and strategic imperatives. In addition, the Chief Strategy Officer oversees the offices of Inclusive Excellence, Institutional Research and Decision Support, and Community Engagement.

Our Vision

"Our purpose and passion is to help the University community define our mission, determine and implement our strategic priorities, monitor our progress, make data-informed decisions, manage our resources wisely, and improve institutional effectiveness—with a special emphasis on inclusive excellence and community engagement."

Destination 2040: Our Flight Path

Strategic Plan 2019–2024

Destination 2040: Our Flight Path establishes Ball State University's ambitious goals for our second century. This plan was designed with input from faculty, staff, students, alumni, community partners, and benefactors. It provides a strategic framework with five long-term goals for 2040 and a small set of strategic imperatives to be executed by 2024.

Strategic Resource Alignment

We develop and implement an incentive-based budget model to align resources with the University’s strategic priorities and operational needs.

Documents and Reports

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Chief Strategy Officer

Administration Building (AD),
Room 101
Ball State University
Muncie, IN 47306

8 a.m. – 5 p.m.