The Office of the President handles all administrative support for the Michigan State University president as well as the MSU Board of Trustees.


Office of the President
Michigan State University
426 Auditorium Road
Hannah Administration Building, Room 450
East Lansing, MI 48824-1046

Phone: (517) 355-6560
Fax: (517) 355-4670

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Carol Morey Viventi

Vice President and Special Counsel to the President

Carol ViventiViventi was deputy director of the Michigan Department of Civil Rights, overseeing community engagement, communications and strategic operations. As the first woman and ethnic minority to serve as secretary of the Michigan Senate, Viventi oversaw sexual harassment policy and training for senators and staff members and was responsible for leading the operation of the 75-member staff. She was also legal counsel to the non-partisan Joint Committee on Administrative Rules and was deputy chief of staff and counsel to the cabinet for Gov. Engler.

Viventi received her bachelor of arts in divisional social science from Michigan State University and earned her law degree from Thomas M. Cooley Law School. She served as an adjunct professor at Western Michigan University and on the Board of Governors of the Japanese American National Museum.


Jane Miller

Jane Miller

Chief of Staff
(517) 355-6560

Jane Miller manages the administrative support activities for the Office of the President and Board of Trustees.