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This is a series of 90-minute sessions designed to expand upon topics introduced at New Administrator Orientation. These sessions are required for those department chairpersons, school directors, and associate deans of non-departmentally organized colleges within the first two years of their appointments; all other administrators are encouraged to attend sessions they would find useful.


  • MSU Budget Basics
  • Retention, Hiring, and Spousal Hires
  • From Putting Out Fires to Effecting Change
  • Faculty Performance Reviews
  • Discipline, RVSM and Sexual Harassment
  • Difficult Conversations


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