Changes in the Awarding Emeritum Status Policy
October 26, 2023
Email from Interim Vice Provost and Associate Vice President for Faculty and Academic Staff Affairs Ann Austin to call attention to the implementation of the changes in the Awarding Emeritum Status policy which replaced the prior Emeritus policy in June of 2022. One of the primary changes was to how Emeritum status is granted. Previously, emeritus status was granted automatically. Emeritum status is now requested and reviewed through an approval process. Individuals seeking Emeritum status must complete the new Emeritum Request Form prior to or at time of retirement.
Automatic Extensions of the Tenure System Probationary Appointment
November 3, 2022
Email from Interim Associate Provost and Associate Vice President for Faculty and Academic Staff Affairs Ann Austin to call attention to the policy for requesting an extension of the tenure system probationary appointment. The policy includes a number of reasons for automatic extensions.
Religious Observance Policy update (Provost website)
December 20, 2022
Email to Faculty and Academic Staff regarding Michigan State University's commitment to the value of inclusion and it has always been our policy to permit students, faculty and staff to observe holidays set aside by their chosen religious faiths. As we have furthered our commitment through the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Report and Plan, we are pleased to announce forthcoming revisions to the current Religious Observance Policy.