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Messages from The Dean

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A Point of Transition and Reflection

Dear Members of the MSU Honors College Community, With deep gratitude for the time we’ve had together, I write to share my decision to accept the role of Provost and Senior Vice President at the University of Oregon, commencing in June. This transition marks both the beginning of a new pathway in my professional journey and an opportune moment to reflect on the transformative work we have done together here at Michigan...
Eustace-Cole Hall - MSU Honors College

A message to our Honors College community

Dear Honors College Students, Staff, and Faculty, Please join me first in pausing here to bring attention to your breath, so we can gather energy, care, and strength to send to the victims, their families, and everyone who is suffering in the wake of the...
Dean Christopher P. Long

Message from the Dean Regarding Nationwide Protests in Iran

Dear Honors College Community,  Over the past two months, one of the largest women's rights movements in history has been unfolding in Iran and around the world. Thousands of people have gathered in over in over 140 major cities outside Iran and...
Christopher P. Long

Message from Dean Christopher P. Long Regarding Our Work Ahead

Dear College of Arts & Letters and Honors College Students, Staff, and Faculty, The arrival of President Samuel L. Stanley Jr., M.D., on campus in 2019 marked an important milestone in our efforts to create a culture at Michigan State University that is transparent, open,...
Christopher P. Long

To the Class of 2026: What Will Your Story Be?

To the Class of 2026, Welcome to Michigan State University! As you embark on this new journey, we encourage you to pause here at the beginning to consider how you will bring your whole selves to the story you will create at MSU. We welcome you...
Dean Christopher P Long

Message from the Dean – Fall 2021

Welcome and Welcome Back, Honors College students, You begin or continue your MSU journey at a time like no other. As we navigate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, we are thrilled to reconvene together on campus. This offers us an opportunity, perhaps unique in...
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