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We support faculty and academic staff success.


About FASA:

The Office of Faculty and Academic Staff Affairs, also known as FASA, is a unit within the Office of the Provost that promotes a productive, respectful, and inclusive work environment to attract and retain high-caliber faculty, academic staff, and leaders at MSU. FASA serves all Faculty and Academic Staff within all appointment types and system classifications. We work with all appointment systems, including Tenure System Faculty, Fixed Term Faculty and Academic Staff, Health Programs Faculty, FRIB/NSCL Faculty and Academic Staff, Research Faculty, Librarian and Archivist, MSU Extension, Academic Specialists.

Excellent people deserve excellent support, and our work focuses on building and sustaining a culture of support for our faculty, academic staff, academic leaders, and executive management.

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Higher Education Recruitment Consortium

As a HERC member, Michigan State University employees have access to a robust suite of webinars, blog posts, and toolkits to elevate DEI practices, in a community with 5,000 other higher education professionals.

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Support Units

FASA shares the values of the MSU 2030 strategic plan for staff and faculty success to create an environment where staff and faculty thrive both individually and collaboratively, and we work with multiple other support units on campus. Click here for details.

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