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Supporting Faculty and Academic Staff Success

person at a computer taking notesFASA 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. We are building on the foundations established by our predecessor, Academic Human Resources. 

The FASA Office 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.


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 along with others across the university community share 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. 

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From recruitment, retention, to technology support, writing workshops, and educator development – there are a wide collection of resources and services to support your learning objectives.

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