Tags: Faculty

Learning Communities

Learning Communities

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.

Professional Development Organizations

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

NCFDD 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.

Taking the “Taboo” out of Retirement: Reimagining Later Academic Life


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,

Lilly Fellows

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.