Welcome

Welcome to the Office of Faculty Affairs & Professional Development, in the division of Academic Affairs. The office has oversight of all faculty-related functions of Academic Affairs, including faculty hiring, retention, tenure, and promotion evaluation, sabbatical leaves and other professional leaves, and the Faculty Early Retirement and Pre-Retirement Reduction in Time Base Programs, as well as overseeing Labor Relations and grievance procedures for faculty employee bargaining units.
 
It is our goal to administer academic employment processes effectively and efficiently and to serve as a resource for faculty from hire to retire. We offer guidance, consultation, instrumental support for the implementation of University and Academic Senate Policies.

Announcements

Presidential Award for Professional Development of Probationary Faculty 

The Office of Faculty Affairs & Professional Development is pleased to announce the Presidential Award for Professional Development of Probationary Faculty. Probationary faculty in years two, three and four are eligible to apply.

Applications are due to college offices by November 5, 2019.

For more information and application details, please click here

Equity, Inclusivity and Diversity in Tenure Track Hiring 2019-2020

The Office of Faculty Affairs and Professional Development is pleased to announce the second year of equity, inclusivity and diversity sessions for departments/schools with approved tenure track search positions during the 2019-2020 search cycle.

Department chairs/school directors, search committee chairs and committee members are all strongly encouraged to attend sessions facilitated by the Inclusion and Diversity Leadership Team. 

Please visit the Equity, Inclusivity and Diversity page to learn more.