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Interim Provost
Thomas D. Jeitschko Ph.D.

The interim provost and executive vice president for academic affairs is the chief academic officer for Michigan State University, providing leadership for matters that affect academic programs, research, and outreach involving faculty, students and staff. Meet the Interim Provost.


Messages about the resumption of classes

Updates and information emailed to the MSU community through the Office of the Provost regarding classes resuming are available to view online.

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Resources for Teaching
After Crisis

In response to the tragedy at MSU, the MSU Center for Teaching and Learning Innovation has compiled the following information and resources for all as the campus community heals. We will do our best to keep these shared resources as updated as possible and they will remain archived here.

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Rebuilding Hope:
Teaching in the Aftermath

Alyssa Hadley Dunn, Ph.D., University of Connecticut shares guidance for "Teaching on Days After: What to Do When You Don’t Know What to Do." She provides practical tools and techniques for creating a safe, welcoming, and inclusive learning environment and addressing the unique challenges and opportunities that arise in the aftermath of a crisis. The webinar also provides brief remarks from Interim Provost Thomas D. Jeitschko and Interim Deputy Police Chief Chris Rozman.

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Spartan Resilience Training Program

Lisa Laughman has prepared a special message for our community, Spartan Resilience, which provides resources to support members of the community in navigating the coming days. The Spartan Resilience Training Program is offering several Reflect and Connect sessions for MSU faculty, staff, and graduate students. View large image of the 6 Word Framework.

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Stories That Define Us

Faculty and staff honored, celebrated

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MSU hits record $759M in research expenditures in 2022

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Burgess New Venture Challenge announces 2023 winners

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Prevent 2 Protect project launches

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The hidden complexity of the Montmorency tart cherry genome

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Faculty inventions


Programs and concentrations in the top 25 nationally


Undergraduates, 10,822 graduate and professional


Total economic impact statewide

Outreach and Engagement

Supporting the engaged activities of faculty, staff, and students; fostering public access to university expertise and resources; and by advocating for exemplary engaged scholarship, nationally and internationally.

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Student Success

At MSU, students don’t just earn a degree. We are preparing students for the future. The Office of the Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education (APUE) works to ensure that all MSU students receive the support needed to learn, persist, and graduate in a timely fashion ...

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Premier Research Institution

In the land-grant, problem-solving tradition, Michigan State University’s research breakthroughs have improved life for people around the world, from the cross-fertilization of corn in the 1870s to successful anticancer drugs in the 1960s, and then to novel approaches for treating and stopping the spread of malaria in the 21st century. 

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