Part of being a place where faculty and academic staff feel they can create fulfilling and successful careers means being able to engage in activities and opportunities that increase a sense of belonging and potential.
It’s a new year and time to take advantage of OFASD services and subscriptions. To expand resources for academic staff, postdocs and graduate students, MSU provides an institutional membership for the National Center for Faculty Development &
By Makena Neal, Educational Developer, Center for Teaching and Learning Innovation
Each day academia buzzes with new ideas, conversations, thoughts and research. Across the MSU community educators are continuing to encourage and inspire.
By Kristina Beatty, Communications Manager, Office of the Provost
MSU’s Strategic Plan for 2030 outlines the goal to make MSU a “workplace of choice” – a place where staff and faculty desire to stay and contribute.
Prabu David has people in the center of his vision. He aspires to continue to develop leaders and provide faculty and staff the space to be a “whole person.”
Central to David’s work in contributing to the academy are:
- Developing the whole person: How does one become a better person?
After a “fantastic run” of eight years in the role of dean of the College of Communication Arts & Sciences, Prabu David says it felt like a good time to step aside and let rising leaders within the college take on new roles while he transitions to associate provost for Faculty and Academic Staff Development.
Fellowship programs facilitated by OFASD provide opportunities to expand leadership, teaching, learning, and research in different ways with the support of facilitators and a network of colleagues in each cohort.
The new academic year is percolating like a pot of fresh coffee welcoming us back. The sounds bring anticipation of both drudgery and cheer. Yet here, at the crisp rise of the year ahead,
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,
By Emma Kolakowski
The Faculty Emeriti Awards honor faculty members who have made notable contributions to a university unit while in retirement, as well as units that have made opportunities available for retired faculty to remain involved.