Event Overview

This annual workshop is designed to provide guidance to academic specialists in navigating the academic specialist system at Michigan State University.  Workshop objectives are to:

  • Discuss the history, roles, appointment types, and promotion system for Academic Specialists at MSU
  • Expand Academic Specialists’ understanding of MSU’s annual evaluation process
  • Discuss approaches to documentation and record-keeping, including the use of the Academic Specialist Recommendation Form (form on Progress and Excellence)
  • Provide an introduction to writing reflective essays
  • Provide breakout sessions with tailored, pertinent information by appointment type

February 7, 2024, 9:00 – 12:30 PM EST, click here to register.

Helpful Resources on Reappointment, Continuing Appointment, and Promotion

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Additional Materials



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