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Major Investments

Fiscal Year 2022-23

Student Success

From expanding opportunities to participate in recreational and club sports to adding advisers to help navigate the pathway to graduation to modernizing systems needed to support every aspect of the student journey, MSU is investing in an enhanced student experience that aids recruitment and progression.

  • Health and Wellness Recreation Fields – $10 million
  • Undergraduate advising – $2 million base funding
  • Student Information System – $5 million base funding

Staff and Faculty Success

MSU’s quality depends on its people and their success. The university is making significant strategic investments to attract and retain exceptional staff and faculty.

  • Faculty and academic staff salary and benefit increases – $36.3 million base funding
  • Strategic retention – $5 million base funding

Innovation for Global Impact

The university’s investments in key research areas and its signature faculty recruiting initiative drive research expenditures and build reputation while leveraging MSU’s strengths to make an impact in areas of profound importance for the future of Michigan and the world.

  • Global Impact Faculty Hiring Initiative – $2 million base funding
  • Climate change research – $1 million
  • Plant and environmental sciences infrastructure – $5 million

Sustainable Health

MSU’s investments in advancing health care service and education support our focus on enhancing the quality of life for individuals everywhere through our people, communities, partnerships and innovative thinking.

  • Henry Ford Health + MSU Health Sciences partnership – $3 million base funding
  • Planning underway for Detroit research building
  • Cancer research seed grants for Henry Ford Health + MSU Health Sciences partnership – $1 million
  • Health Sciences Education Building investment – $10 million for planning new building
  • Includes gift for a simulation center – $2 million

Stewardship and Sustainability

Sustainability happens at the intersection of environmental, economic and social responsibility. Our investments demonstrate good stewardship for our campus community and beyond.

  • Network modernization program – $5.5 million
  • Energy conservation – $3.7 million

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Investments in our students, faculty and staff are a commitment to their success and MSU’s national leadership in this area.

  • 1855 faculty hiring initiative – $2 million base funding
  • Multicultural center – $38 million