Videos


President Stanley records messages and participates in webcasts discussing issues impacting the MSU community. 

Our year of challenge
Mar. 9, 2021

President Stanley expresses his gratitude to students, faculty and staff for their extraordinary efforts over the last 12 months through the novel coronavirus pandemic.

COVID-19 vaccine employee town hall
Feb. 18, 2021

President Samuel L. Stanley Jr., M.D., College of Human Medicine Associate Dean for Public Health Integration Dr. Debra Furr-Holden and MSU Emergency Management Coordinator Lt. David Oslund discuss the COVID-19 vaccines and answer employee questions.

Task Force on Racial Equity webcast discussion: Campus policing
Jan. 29, 2021

MSU President Samuel L. Stanley Jr., M.D., MSU Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer Jabbar Bennett, Ph.D., and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Steering Committee co-chairs Wanda Lipscomb, Ph.D., and Luis Alonzo Garcia join School of Criminal Justice Associate Professor Jennifer Cobbina, Ph.D., to discuss her task force working group’s recommendations on policing.

Task Force on Racial Equity webcast discussion: Campus climate and safety
Jan. 29, 2021

MSU President Samuel L. Stanley Jr., M.D., MSU Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer Jabbar Bennett, Ph.D., and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Steering Committee co-chairs Wanda Lipscomb, Ph.D., and Luis Alonzo Garcia join Dow STEM Scholars Interim Program Director Jonglim Han, M.A., to discuss her task force working group’s recommendations on campus climate.

Task Force on Racial Equity webcast discussion: Faculty and staff diversity
Jan. 29, 2021

MSU President Samuel L. Stanley Jr., M.D., MSU Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer Jabbar Bennett, Ph.D., and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Steering Committee co-chairs Wanda Lipscomb, Ph.D., and Luis Alonzo Garcia join Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and College of Agriculture and Natural Resources Acting Associate Dean for Administration and Faculty Affairs Quentin Tyler, Ph.D., to discuss his task force working group’s recommendations on diversity in faculty and staff.

Saluting Spartan students
Dec. 21, 2020

MSU President Samuel L. Stanley Jr., M.D., expresses his gratitude for the determination and spirit of MSU students.

Thanking MSU faculty and staff
Dec. 21, 2020

MSU President Samuel L. Stanley Jr., M.D., shares a message of thanks with MSU faculty and staff for their resolve and commitment.

Leadership during the pandemic
Nov. 2, 2020

MSU President Samuel L. Stanley Jr., M.D., is a distinguished biomedical researcher with a focus on infectious disease. As the campus responds to the novel coronavirus pandemic, he underscores his commitment to making decisions that put health and safety first.

Webcast for admitted students and parents
July 7, 2020

President Samuel L. Stanley Jr., M.D., Vice President and Associate Provost for Student Affairs and Services Denise B. Maybank, Ph.D., and Vice President for Auxiliary Enterprises Vennie Gore, participated in an informational webcast focused on answering questions, which were collected from emails, social messages and interactions with the university.

Webcast for MSU faculty and staff
July 7, 2020

President Samuel L. Stanley Jr., M.D. and Executive Vice President for Health Sciences Norman J. Beauchamp Jr., M.D. participated in an informational webcast focused on answering faculty and staff questions, which were collected through the Reopening Campus Task Force and subcommittees.

Webcast for current students
May 29, 2020

Many students have questions about the university’s response to the novel coronavirus and how and when they will return to campus. Interim Provost Sullivan and President Stanley answered questions, gathered from current students during a webcast moderated by faculty member Shawn Turner.

MSU Board of Trustees selects new president
June 21, 2019

The Michigan State University Board of Trustees, along with a diverse 18-member search committee, have selected Samuel L. Stanley Jr., M.D. as the university’s 21st president.