Event Overview

This annual workshop is designed specifically for Fixed-Term (teaching-focused faculty), Health Programs Faculty, and NSCL/FRIB Faculty at Michigan State University.

Workshop objectives are to:

  • Clarify expectations and set development goals for various academic appointment types at MSU
  • Review strategies for compiling promotion packets including reflective essays
  • Provide breakout sessions focused on policies and procedures around promotion
  • Provide a venue for questions and answers

February 14, 2024, 9:00 – 12:30 PM EST, click here to register.

Helpful Resources

Policies and Procedures

  1. Fixed-Term Faculty Handbook (external link to MSU Human Resources website)
  2. Promotion of Fixed-Term Faculty (external link to MSU Human Resources website)
  3. Annual Performance Review for Fixed Term Faculty (external link to MSU Human Resources website)
  4. Union of Nontenure-Track Faculty Contract (June 10, 2022 – May 15, 2026)


  1. Documenting Your Accomplishments Video (external link)
  2. Leveraging Your Annual Evaluation (external link)
  3. Examples of Form D for Fixed-Term Faculty
  4. Examples of Reflective Essays for Fixed-Term Faculty
  5. Funding sources from Undergraduate Research
  6. Promotion of Fixed Term Faculty
  7. Promotion of HP Faculty
  8. Promotion of FRIB/NSCL Faculty
  9. FORM B: Recommendation FOR DESIGNATION B Appointment in the Union of non-Tenure Track Faculty

Materials from past workshops including video recordings of the session may be found on the Past Events Archive page.