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Strategic Planning at MSU Denver

The Office of Strategic Initiatives & Analytics ensures that projects and initiatives align with MSU Denver’s Strategic Plan. Our primary goals are to advance student success, to promote faculty, staff, and student well-being, and to advance institutional sustainability. Our team values transparency, communication, and collaboration. Doing so helps us to advance data-informed decision making, drive innovation, leverage opportunities, and enhance effectiveness at MSU Denver. 

Who We Are

James Mejia

James E. Mejía, M.B.A, M.P.P.

Chief Strategy Officer

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Meredith L. Jeffers, Ph.D.

Director of University Strategy

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Buffy Ribble, Ph.D.

Director of Data & Analytics

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Chris Bennett, M.B.A.

Senior Director for Strategic Infrastructure & Development

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Nicole Thomas

Nicole Thomas

Executive Assistant

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Lilly Malm

Student Employee

(Spring 2025 Graduate!)

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What We Do

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Questions? Ideas? Contact Our Team

Whether you'd like to know more about the university's strategic plan, have feedback about a current project, or would like to share an idea for a new initiative, we welcome your partnership and are here to help.

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Office Hours:
Monday – Friday
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Office Location:
Jordan Student Success Building (JSSB)
Suite 430