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With the new fiscal year that began on July 1, several organizational transitions are underway as part of Missouri S&T’s budget plan. These changes include a change in direct reports to the chancellor and a reduction in the number of direct reports to the provost and executive vice chancellor for academic affairs. View S&T’s organizational chart.
These changes have been vetted widely with many constituents. They include some of the feedback received during the many open sessions on campus and have been approved by University of Missouri System President Mun Choi. Unless otherwise stipulated, the fundamental mission and goals of the affected units will remain the same after scheduled transitions.
In addition, the Division of Finance and Administration has been renamed Finance and Operations.
The following is a summary of organizational changes. Unless otherwise noted, the changes became effective on July 1.
Areas currently in Global and Strategic Partnerships
The new structure eliminates the Division of Global and Strategic Partnerships. The position of vice chancellor for global and strategic partnerships will be eliminated before the end of 2017. Staff transitions are underway.
- International affairs and global learning now reports to the Division of Academic Affairs.
- The Center for Sustainability now reports to the vice provost for research’s office.
- Corporate relations now reports to the Division of University Advancement.
Areas currently in Human Resources, Equity and Inclusion (HREI)
The new structure eliminates the Division of Human Resources, Equity and Inclusion. Transitions for HREI include the following:
- Human resources services now reports to the Division of Finance and Operations.
- Equity, diversity and inclusion initiatives will be overseen by the chief diversity officer, beginning before the end of 2017. The chief diversity officer will report to the chancellor.
Areas that will report to the chief diversity officer
- The office of the chief diversity officer will oversee a new cultural and multi-cultural center, cultural programs, and student diversity, scheduled to begin on or before Jan. 1, 2018.
- Leadership and cultural programs will be renamed professional leadership and community engagement. The chief diversity officer will oversee cultural programs, while the Division of Student Affairs will oversee professional leadership and community engagement.
- International and cultural affairs will be renamed international affairs. Cultural programs will be overseen by the chief diversity officer. As noted previously, international affairs will report to the Division of Academic Affairs.
Shared service areas
- Information technology now reports to the Division of Finance and Operations.
- Strategy, assessment and institutional research now reports to the Division of Finance and Operations.
- Changes for auxiliary services and facility services will be announced later in 2017.
Changes in University Advancement
- Marketing and communications now reports to the chancellor.
Areas moving to academic support
The vice provost of undergraduate studies title changed to vice provost of academic support and that office takes on an expanded role. Changes include:
- The Student Veterans Resource Center and student success programs, both of which were recently part of enrollment management, now report to the vice provost of academic support.
- The vice provost of academic support oversees library and learning resources.
- The office of academic support remains in the Division of Academic Affairs. The vice provost of academic support now reports to the provost and executive vice chancellor for academic affairs.