Michigan State University

Michigan State University is a public research university in East Lansing, Michigan, founded in 1855. The nation’s pioneer land-grant university, MSU is an R1: Doctoral university, indicating the highest level of research activity. MSU frequently ranks among the top 30 public universities in the United States and the top 100 research universities in the world.

“Our users are thrilled with our strategic focus on data quality thanks to Informatica. We have positioned ourselves as a transformational team whereby we are not only enriching the accuracy of our reports but we are also changing the conversation from purely about the output to descriptive, prescriptive, and predictive of our engagement and fundraising outcomes.”

— Monique Dozier, Assistant Vice President of Advancement Information Systems and Donor Strategy,
Michigan State University, Office of University Advancement 


Business Need

Empower gift and engagement officers to be more strategic and effective

Modernize information and systematic data to engage with a focus on business value and measurable key performance indicators



Establish a single version of the truth by integrating data from 47 source systems

Improve data quality for better analytics

Minimize human intervention and manual data review processes


Solutions & Results

Informatica PowerCenter, Data Quality, and Data Integration Hub provide a consolidated, holistic view of alumni capacity to donate their time, talents, and financial assistance

Enabling gift and engagement officers with quality information to achieve their goals

Measuring Key Performance Data Quality Indicator Scorecards and Profiles

Building in-house talent and reducing vendor dependency

Able to be more efficient and agile with staff resources


Products & Services

Data Quality

Deliver high-quality clean and trusted data with enterprise-class data quality and governance that scales, regardless of size and format of data; platform; or technology.

Success Stories


Centralizing student management systems from four systems to one platform ensuring clean data and full data management

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