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Faculty Affairs

Our team is engaged in collaborative work designed to create effective communities of practice to promote success and professional development for our academic leaders and faculty with teaching and research responsibilities.


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Faculty & Instructional Resources

Greater Washington D.C. Area Faculty Services

Support for faculty in the greater Washington, D.C. metro area

Scholarly accomplishments impacted by COVID-19
Guidelines for including accomplishments that were accepted, but cancelled due to the pandemic.

Research Leave Requests Update
Changes to research leave approval timeline by the Board of Visitors related to COVID-19.

Faculty Development

Implements and supports programs to increase the advancement and success of outstanding and diverse teaching and research faculty members.

Faculty Networking

Provides opportunities for teaching and research faculty to meet and engage across departments, colleges, and disciplines.

Faculty Personnel Actions

Oversees changes to faculty appointments, faculty recognition programs, and research leaves, and assists in the resolution of faculty grievances.

Faculty Recognition

Encourages, supports, and recognizes outstanding and diverse teaching and research faculty through a variety of awards and recognition programs.

Faculty Recruitment

Supports recruitment initiatives to promote the hiring of outstanding and diverse teaching and research faculty members.

Faculty Work-Life Policies

Develops policies to assist faculty with the challenges of balancing professional and personal life.

Leadership Development

Supports the ongoing development of academic leaders at Virginia Tech with a variety of programs and resources.

Promotion & Tenure

Provides support to the university promotion and tenure committee and oversees the process, which begins at the department level, and continues through the college to the university level.

Studies and Reports

Provides data and analysis to inform the work of supporting and advancing teaching and research faculty.

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