Faculty Handbook


Except as otherwise provided by board-approved policies or legal instruments, any discovery or invention that results from research carried on by, or under the direction of, any employee of the University and having the cost thereof paid from University funds or from funds under the control of, or administered by, the University, or which comes as a direct result of the employee’s duties with the University, or which has been developed in whole or in part by the utilization of University resources or facilities, shall belong to the University and shall be used and controlled in such a manner as to produce the greatest benefit to the University and the public. For further detail on the implementation of the policy, contact the Office of the Vice President for Research and Graduate Studies, at 517-355-0306 or visit the MSU Technologies website.