In the first two newsletters of this year, you see a theme of connecting and building your network; the October issue continues this trend. We in AAN and those units with whom we collaborate start from the premise that one way to thrive as an academic is figuring out with which activities,
Conversations for Early-Career Faculty and Academic Staff Colleagues
Starting an academic career involves new opportunities to learn, connect with others, and make meaningful contributions–to share one’s excitement about one’s field with learners,
MSU continues to invest in an institutional membership with the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity (NCFDD). The NCFDD is an independent professional development, training, and mentoring community for faculty members,
As part of the team in the Academic Advancement Network (AAN), I write to welcome you to MSU. Whether you are just starting your career as a faculty member or academic staff member,
Welcome to the 2020-2021 academic year! Whether this is the start of a new academic career or a position at a new institution, we at the Academic Advancement Network (AAN) hope that the New Faculty and Academic Staff Orientation will be a productive engagement for you.
Educator professional development programming is a dynamic part of MSU’s campus. Here are five things worth thinking about as a new faculty member:
- We use the term “educator” because it is inclusive and communicates the intent to support all individuals who contribute to the teaching and learning mission of the university.
In the Academic Advancement Network (AAN), we work to provide support for academics who currently hold formal administrative positions, as well as those who are looking for ways to further explore and develop their leadership and managerial skills.
The University Communications Office launched a site entitled Together We Will in an effort to pull information on a myriad of topics into one central place to make it easier for all of us to navigate the broad array of opportunities,
In a year full of change, we have high hopes for the insight and development of the 2020-21 fellowship cohorts. While it’s easy to understand the desire for some to ride out the changes already underway during a year in a pandemic,