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Academic Retirement Reception

The Office of the Provost hosts an annual reception to honor faculty and academic staff members who have retired or will be retiring in the current academic year. Photographs are taken with the President and the Provost, and a short program follows the photos.  

Service Recognition Reception for Faculty and Academic Staff

Michigan State University and the Office of the Provost take pleasure in recognizing years of service for faculty and academic staff. The University honors long term faculty and academic staff at an annual Service Recognition reception which is held in the fall. Faculty and academic staff are recognized upon completion of 25 years of service and at subsequent five year intervals.

Tenure/Promotion Recognition Dinners

Each fall the Office of the Provost hosts a recognition dinner ceremony in honor of faculty members promoted to the rank of professor and for those awarded tenure.