Much of the work in the Research and Scholarship node occurs via collaboration with academic units locally. These opportunities are designed to help you develop and sustain your unique contributions and perspectives for the enrichment and transformation of the University and beyond.
The teaching and learning function of the Office of Faculty and Academic Staff Development is focused fundamentally on teacher learning. Our goal is to directly develop the professional proficiency of our academic colleagues and enable them to better support the success of all MSU students.
We recognize the diversity of experiences, interests, expectations, needs, and career stages of academics. Our goal is to provide support for our academic colleagues who are striving to create meaningful and productive professional and personal lives in alignment with– and contributing toward– the missions of Michigan State University.
As new faculty, academic staff, and administrators begin their MSU career, the OFASD provides orientation sessions and materials to help them learn how to navigate the university community. During these sessions,