Number of Extension Personnel

28
24
26
24
17
2012 2013 2014 2015 2016

Calendar year

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Related Objectives:

Objective 1.
Maintain a highly competent faculty.

Action: Fill vacant and new faculty positions with the most highly qualified individuals identified through nation-wide search processes, following University governance guidelines, giving consideration to candidates’ service potential and experience. Ensure that newly hired professors have adequate resources to initiate a quality research program and progress toward tenure and promotion.

Action: Fill vacant and new staff positions with the most highly qualified individuals through nation-wide search processes if appropriate.

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Objective 2.
Obtain additional support, dedicate additional funds to important specific needs.

Action: Maintain appropriate flexible funding for support services pertinent to college operations.

  1. Provide electronic media access support.
  2. Provide support for equipment and facilities.
  3. Acquire support for research associates, graduate research assistantships, and secretarial and technician support.
  4. Provide support for equipment, facilities, laboratory maintenance and animal use and care.
  5. Seek to provide travel support for faculty and staff for gratis service to constituents.

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Objective 7.
Develop and maintain operating procedures, administrative structure and processes that promote excellence.

Action: Fill full-time administrative positions with the most highly qualified individuals identified through open search processes, following University governance guidelines.

Action: Define the complementary roles of research, teaching, service, extension and continuing education as information and education providers.

Action: MSU Extension Service should maintain and support sufficient personnel in forestry, wildlife and fisheries, and forest products.

Action: Ensure the distinction among service, consulting, and continuing education activities, as they relate to compensation, is communicated and enforced.