Provide safe and supportive spaces for complicated conversations about curriculum and pedagogy and leadership and administrative issues. Michigan State University has supported these initiatives since 2004 and continues to do so through a funding program administered by the Office of Faculty and Academic Staff Development.
The Big Ten Academic Alliance Academic Leadership Program, (ALP) provides intensive leadership and managerial development, addressing the challenges of academic administration at major research universities, like tightening budgets,
There are many additional resources you may access, offered through MSU’s institutional partnership with national and regional organizations. Please take advantage of these opportunities.
Academic Career Paths
The National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity offers live and recorded webinars,
The Office of Faculty and Academic Staff Development is organized around four nodes, each covering a topic that is crucial to the development of the careers of faculty and academic staff.
This symposium on later academic life was held on March 22, 2017 at the The James B. Henry Center for Executive Development. Our goals were to identify strategies to support senior and retired faculty members and administrators and utilize more effectively their experience,
The climate in the classroom has the potential to be difficult at various points of a semester. The following resources were curated with the collaboration of the Office for Inclusion and Intercultural Initiatives,
May 9-11, 2017
All MSU academics who teach were invited to the first annual Teaching and Learning Spring Conference. Our goal was to showcase the innovative and transformative teaching of MSU educators who enhance the greater community,
About Lilly Fellowship
The Lilly Teaching Fellows Program began in 1991 and has served as “an opportunity to engage in a year-long exploration of the robust scholarship on effective practices in University teaching.” The Lilly Fellows Program has supported Fellows to become future faculty leaders and to inspire a broad range of faculty to pursue excellence in teaching.
Commitment to Accessibility
Michigan State University is committed to providing inclusive and accessible learning experiences for all students. However, not all digital technology and classroom content is automatically usable in an equally effective way by all of your students;