Advancing Our Campus

Michigan State University's campus provides a vibrant and inspiring setting for our daily work of teaching, research and engagement. It is a place of knowledge transfer, coming of age, intellectual endeavor, establishing friendships, launching careers—and a whole lot more—all framed by the quiet, steady passage of the seasons, signaled by the transforming beauty of nature.


Bolder by Design

Screenshot of the Bolder by Design website.
Bolder by Design
is a continuation of the Boldness by Design strategic framework President Simon created to advance MSU as one of the world’s best public research universities.


Capital Campaign

Screenshot of the Empower Extraordinary website.
Empower Extraordinary - The Campaign for Michigan State University


World Grant Ideal

Cover artwork from World Grant Ideal.
The World Grant Ideal Monograph is President Simon’s vision for MSU and higher education in the twenty-first century.


Energy Transition

President Simon received the plan in April 2012 and it was approved at the April Board of Trustees meeting. Now under implementation, the Energy Transition Plan will be reviewed every five years to review assumptions, goals, and technology.


Michigan State University and East Lansing: A Close Working Partnership

TownGown Michigan blog post by Diane Goddeeris and Lou Anna K. Simon


Appropriations Testimony

February 24, 2015
February 13, 2014