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External Resources related to Academic Staff & Fixed-Term Faculty


In addition to the presentation slides based on our October, 2017 Leadership session on Supporting the Development of Academic Staff and Fixed-Term Faculty, these books were listed as resources.

Executive Leadership Academy Seminar Series

Executive Leadership Academy Seminar Series


Strong leadership is essential for organizational success. Michigan State University is pleased to offer the Executive Leadership Academy (ELA), which provides opportunities for high quality cross-campus leadership development and dialogue.

Conversations with MSU Leaders

President Stanley at the Conversation with the President in September 2019

During both fall and spring semesters, the President, Provost, and Executive Vice President for Administration each meet with MSU deans, directors, chairs, executive managers, and staff supervisors, level 15-17, to promote ongoing communication and to discuss current issues,

Professional Development Organizations

There are many additional resources you may access, offered through MSU’s institutional partnership with national and regional organizations. Please take advantage of these opportunities.

Academic Career Paths

The National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity offers live and recorded webinars,

AAN Nodes

The Academic Advancement Network is organized around four nodes, each covering a topic that is crucial to the development of the careers of faculty and academic staff. They are: Academic Career Paths,

Leadership Development

A range of skills and responsibilities are critical to administrative roles, which commonly involve a blend of leadership, management, and service.  These skills and responsibilities will form the foci for training and mentoring to be provided by the Leadership Node,