Welcome to Faculty Affairs & Professional Development! Faculty Affairs & Professional Development is housed within the division of Academic Affairs. 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.


Retention, tenure and promotion workshops, Sept. 12 – Oct. 3

The Office of Faculty Affairs and Professional Development invites you to participate in one of the following workshops to help prepare for retention, tenure and promotion. The workshops will be conducted by Associate Dean of Faculty Affairs and Professional Development Todd Roehrman and David Walsh, chair of the University Tenure and Promotions Committee.

Faculty members who are planning to be reviewed in the next several years are encouraged to attend. The workshops have been organized according to different phases of faculty professional development, but topics covered in each workshop will be similar, so feel free to attend the workshop that best fits your schedule.

Faculty in their first and second year retention review
Wednesday, Sept. 12, 10:30 a.m. - noon in LIB 244

Faculty preparing for promotion to full professor
Thursday, Sept. 13, 2 -3:30 p.m. in CA 255

Faculty preparing for tenure and/or promotion to associate professor
Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2 - 3:30 p.m. in ADM 460

Faculty in their third, fourth, fifth year retention review
Wednesday, Oct. 3, 10:30 a.m. - noon via Zoom

RSVP online for your preferred session by clicking here.

Leave with Pay Applications -- DUE October 1, 2018

The Office of Faculty Affairs and Professional Development is using the online format InfoReady for Leaves with Pay applications.

Online applications for Sabbatical Awards and Difference in Pay Awards are available at https://sfsu.infoready4.com/

Due date: October 1, 2018