FASA staff advise on topics including: reappointment, promotion and tenure (RPT) review processes, faculty sabbatical leave requests and all other leave requests, the annual review processes and performance management, position elimination situations, agreements around retirement, the development and interpretation of employment-related policies, and the cultivation of productive, respectful, and safe working environments.
This four-module program provides helpful information on recruitment, evaluation, and appointment processes. It shares foundational compliance requirements, commitments to equitable hiring, and expectations for the implementation of best practices at MSU. Michigan State University is committed to providing an environment that fosters the values of academic excellence, innovation, inclusion, and compliance.
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. The Virtual Recruitment Toolkit is just one of the resources available. Curated with content from many HERC member institutions, this toolkit provides tips, best practices and guides for inclusive hiring in a virtual environment.
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.
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.
Issues sometimes escalate, mediation can be a helpful step towards resolution. There are a couple of resources available to assist in the process.
The current Important University Policies for Faculty and Academic Staff document contains information regarding university policies related to teaching, research, and employment at MSU. This is a helpful document pertaining to the ongoing work of faculty and academic staff.
The Office of the Provost maintains a religious observance calendar in accordance with the current Religious Observance Policy to identify major holidays and reduce scheduling conflicts for students.