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Division of Academic and Faculty Affairs

Who We Are

The Division of Academic and Faculty Affairs is comprised of dedicated professionals who collectively seek to cultivate faculty and student excellence by facilitating accreditation and assessment initiatives and activities, providing access to high quality information resources, developing and managing effective learning spaces in virtual and physical environments, supporting educational innovation and change, measuring the institutional effectiveness of university activities, and supporting faculty success including recruitment, retention, recognition, promotion and scholarly work. The division accomplishes these goals by incorporating the university’s core values of excellence, teamwork, and scholarship into all projects, services, initiatives, and resources.

What We Do

  • Academic Affairs
    • Academic Affairs sustains and enriches a university culture that fosters inclusive academic excellence and success for faculty and students. This office accomplishes this goal by guiding Academic Planning and Innovation Support, Curricular Innovation and Change, Assessment and Accreditation, and Academic Policy and Regulatory Affairs.
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  • Faculty Affairs
    • Faculty Affairs fosters excellence in shared academic governance. This office accomplishes this goal by administering the processes governing faculty appointment, promotion, and tenure review, working with the University Senate to engage in shared academic governance with faculty, and ensuring all faculty are recognized for their contributions to teaching, scholarship, and service to the community.
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  • Nexus for Faculty Success
  • Online Learning & Instructional Design
    • Online Learning and Instructional Design (OLID) works with faculty and programs to develop innovative, engaging, student-centered learning experiences. Dedicated learning experience designers collaborate with educators to create the best possible delivery of content, learning activities, meaningful engagement, and assessment strategies.
    • Learn more about Online Learning & Instructional Design.
  • Institutional Effectiveness & Decision Support
    • Institutional Effectiveness & Decision Support (IEDS) integrates, analyzes, and reports data to support campus information needs, and comply with external reporting requirements. IEDS also provides statistical and methodological advice, conducts advanced analytics, and manages institutional surveys.
    • Learn more about Institutional Effectiveness & Decision Support.
  • Boxer Library and Information Collaboration