Vision Team:

Put Our People at the Center

How do we build a culture that puts supporting, growing, inspiring, and celebrating our people front and center? 

How do I share ideas and input on this topic? 

Share your thoughts with the Put Our People at the Center vision team through the form and survey below.

A virtual session was held on February 15.

Who is on this vision team?  


Michelle Larson-Krieg, Office of International Affairs
Joann Brennan, College of Arts & Media

  • Laurie Barnes
    Human Resources
  • Scott Bauer
    School of Education & Human Development
  • Sarah Buller
    Office of Strategic Impact
  • David Daley
    South Metro Fire Rescue
  • Leo Darnell
    College of Architecture and Planning
  • Sharon Grant
    Office of Information Technology
  • Christy Heaton
    First Year Experience
  • Justin Jaramillo
    Financial Aid
  • Kristin Kushmider
    Dean of Students
  • Jered Minter
    Office of Institutional Planning
  • Elizabeth Pugliano
    College of Arts & Media
  • Tina Schlichte
    Office of Advancement
  • Chad Shomura
    College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Karen Sobel
    Center for Faculty Development

Other Vision Teams

Leverage Our Place

How can we maximize the many advantages of our location?

Transform Through Partnerships

How do we leverage existing partnerships and forge new relationships that advance our strategic goals and lead to a strong competitive advantage?

Amplify Innovation and Entrepreneurship

How do we make innovation our lifeblood and bring an entrepreneurial mindset to everything we do?

Better the World Through Research and Creative Work

How do we create a prominent research and creative work enterprise that amplifies our impact and recognition?

Educate for the Future

How do we create a defining approach to academics and education that elevates our students and fuels our economy?

Lead in Student Success

How do we create a holistic student experience that meets our students’ needs and stands out among our peers? 

Empowered by Our Inclusive Excellence

How do we live out diversity in a way that makes diversity, equity, and inclusion foundational and central to everything we do?