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.
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.
We are just completing the second year of the Academic Advancement Network, which we affectionately call “AAN” (we are at MSU, and of course therefore must have an acronym!). Overall,
Our deans at MSU have worked together in extraordinary ways over the last couple of years – efforts that have intensified in 2018. In addition to the regular ‘Deans Council’ meetings with Provost Youatt,
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.
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.
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,
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.
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.
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,