Marilyn Amey’s role as an administrator is beautifully tied to her scholarship. Throughout her career, Marilyn’s research has focused on leadership and organizational change in higher education. She has been at MSU since 1997,
I am excited to announce the launch of a new Academic Advancement Network Leadership Fellows program at MSU. Our first cohort of mentors and fellows have been selected for this year-long program,
I am thrilled to announce the results of the inaugural Simmons Chivukula Award for Academic Leadership. The award is generously sponsored by a gift from Dr. Elizabeth H. Simmons (Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs at UC San Diego;
Titus Awokuse cares deeply about the success of what he calls the “amazing people” in his department. He is in his third year as chair of the Department of Agricultural,
Every university has a visible structure that identifies administrative positions by title and reporting lines and in many ways, represents authority and decision-making purview. Persons on the organizational chart certainly are ones to whom we look when in need of guidance and support but it is also not true that only these people are leaders at MSU.
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.
Our first teachers are the village of people that surrounded us growing up. Our own world in higher education is constructed on the history of our education as much as it is based on our identity within our families,
Charles “Lee” Cox is professor and chair of the Department of Physiology in the Colleges of Human Medicine, Natural Science, and Osteopathic Medicine. Lee’s research focuses on neural plasticity, which is the ability of the brain or neuronal circuits to adapt to changes in inputs,
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.
On Thursday April 18, we recognized our 2018-19 cohort of Lilly and Adams Fellows. This academic year has been filled with learning and scholarship, with each fellow exhibiting qualities that truly enhance the university.