At the Board of Trustees meeting on Sept. 1, trustee members congratulated new Athletic Director Alan Haller on his promotion. Some members expressed concern over the integrity of the search.
Currently, Kegler is looking to hire instructors to go into either a mentor program or fully-certified instructors. Instructors in the mentor program will be training and working alongside a fully-trained instructor to learn how to lead future classes. Training for instructors depends on the individual and where they’re at — fully-trained instructors that are successful in their auditions will be assigned to a class to begin teaching in the fall.
The email included information on teaching, research and employment policies, enhancement of diversity, equity and inclusion, mental health and well-being resources for students, faculty and academic staff, as well as information on the university’s health and safety requirements regarding COVID-19.
The biggest non-academic group at MSU is the fraternity and sorority life, or FSL. Fourteen percent of all MSU students are involved in FSL in one of the 62 fraternities and sororities that are present on MSU’s campus. There are 38 fraternities and 24 sororities available for students to join.
MSU employee files a lawsuit against the university due to its vaccine requirement. She has a natural immunity against the virus and refuses to receive the vaccine.
This past weekend, the MSU Dairy Store welcomed back the public. Although the MSU Dairy Store is on MSU’s campus, a wide range of people from all across the state came to enjoy the treats that they have to offer.
Creating effective media campaigns that address social determinants of health and vaccination are some of the strategies the NNICE project will use to reduce vaccine disparities while promoting vaccine equity.
The framework works to create and maintain a diverse and inclusive community on campus. It is 77 pages that includes a message from President Stanley, members of the steering committee, MSU's background in DEI and its strategic goals, and more.