What We Do: Mission
Information & Technology Services provides technology, library resources, and a wide range of services, planning, and leadership in support of the university’s core teaching-learning mission and for effective conduct of the university’s business.
How We Do It: Vision & Values
A life of thoughtful inquiry, service, leadership, and care requires the ability to find and use information and to communicate effectively. I&TS is an active partner in the preparation of PLU students for lives of service in an increasingly digital world.
I&TS envisions an information environment at PLU that:
- is easy to access and to navigate
- enables rich communication among all members of the PLU community
- supplies resources and encouragement for innovation
- provides effective information professionals in support of teaching-learning, research, and conducting the university’s business
I&TS core values include the promotion of information literacy and technology awareness, cultivation of critical thinking skills, intellectual freedom, and equity of access to information.
Toward this end, I&TS marshals its material and human resources in ways that cultivate interdependence as an asset while relying heavily on collaboration, trust, and the empowerment of individuals & service teams to respond rapidly to the needs of our constituents.
Who We Are
Fifty information professional committed to excellent service, working in nine operational units clustered in three agile, responsive service areas.