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2019 Spring Symposium

Envisioning the Future of Academic Work at MSU promotional image for event

Envisioning the Future of Academic Work at MSU

Date: April 22, 2019

Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Location: Kellogg Center, Lincoln Room

The Academic Advancement Network (AAN) hosts a symposium each spring on a topic of importance for higher education in general and MSU in particular.

2018-19 AAN Leadership Institute Session Resources

Introduction

Each year, the Academic Advancement network offers a series of programs on a range of topics. We’ve included select resources related to these events below for your ongoing reference.

Mentoring

Introduction

This series of pages on mentoring is designed to provide ideas and resources related to mentoring, particularly for faculty and academic staff.  It is critical that each of these individuals on our campus has access to the information and support they need to be successful.

Engaging with Faculty and Academic Staff on Retirement

This program was designed for MSU Deans, Chairs, and Faculty Excellence Advocates to discuss strategies for engaging about retirement issues with faculty and academic staff within your unit.  Legal restrictions and MSU’s policies were also  provided as guidelines to follow when interacting with academics on retirement. 

Facilitated Conversations About Current Events and Climate

Conversations during challenging times or on difficult topics can often benefit from guidance by a skilled professional.  The Academic Advancement Network, Office for Inclusion and Intercultural Initiatives, WorkLife Office, and Graduate School at MSU are working together to develop a pool of individuals to facilitate conversations. 

Leadership: Cara Cilano

This post is the second in a series highlighting fulfilling, innovative work from leaders across campus that you might not otherwise hear about. I welcome your ideas for individuals to write about in the future.

Leadership: Johannes Bauer

Throughout the year, I plan to use the Leadership Blog to highlight the work of mid-level administrators. In meetings with focus groups, I have learned that many academics on our campus (tenure system and fixed-term faculty,