Each year, the Academic Advancement network offers a series of programs on a range of topics. We’ve included select resources related to these events below for your ongoing reference. We will continue to develop this list as the programs occur.

Materials are current as of the date presented.

Program Materials from 2020-2021 Leadership Institute Sessions

MSU Budget Basics: September 10, 2020

Effective Decision Making & Running Efficient Meetings: October 2, 2020

Transitioning into Academic Leadership: From Putting out Fires to Affecting Change: November 5, 2020

Faculty and Academic Staff performance Reviews: January 22, 2021

Examples from Sociology

Pertinent Policies from Human Resource Handbooks

Hiring, Spousal Hires and Retention: February 26, 2021

Working with Support Staff: March 12, 2021

Prioritizing and Time/Email Management, April 9, 2021

Live Recording of Session

Prioritizing and Time/Email Management PowerPoint

Sample Calendar Guidelines

Resources from MSU HR Source:

National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity (NCFDD):

  • NCFDD Resources
    • You will need to log-in to NCFDD to access these resources.  If you have not already created an account, MSU has an institutional membership that will provide you with free access.
    • Once logged in, search a variety of resources on topics like time management, research productivity, mentoring, etc.

Resources on Microsoft Teams

Engaging with Faculty and Academic Staff on Retirement 4-27-21