2020-2024 Information Technology Strategic Plan for Auburn University

Mission, Vision, Core Values, and Themes

Mission of Campus Information Technology

Provide the technology services and tools that stakeholders need to accomplish Auburn University’s mission and vision.


IT professionals work symbiotically with all constituencies to provide a technological foundation that enables unlimited achievement in teaching, learning, research, and service to our state and beyond.

Core Values Required of IT Professionals

IT professionals “live” these core values: Honesty, Integrity, Fairness, and Respect for all people.

Strategic Plan Themes

Invest in People

Technology is the toolkit. To achieve mission excellence, Auburn must recruit, train, support, reward, recognize, and retain exceptional, highly motivated, professional staff members.

Faculty and Students Rely on Technology

Technology must be robust, reliable, and easy to use.

Cybersecurity is Everyone’s Responsibility

Auburn’s cyber defense must be difficult to defeat, quick to react, effective in resolution, and minimize negative impact.

Research Computing Facilitates Discovery

Auburn’s computational foundation enables researchers to solve grand challenges.

Operational Excellence

Technology must be like electricity: always on, always there when you need it.

Last Updated: February 25, 2020