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Office of the Provost

Osborne Administration Building

Academic Priorities

Office of Faculty Affairs

The mission of the Office of Faculty Affairs is to support and empower our community of faculty to learn, grow, and thrive as teachers, as researchers, scholars and artists, and as productive members of our community.


Faculty Support and Guidance

Civility Advocate

The charge of the FCA is to adjudicate complaints of workplace bullying as dictated in the Workplace Bullying Policy (ACAF 1.80 [pdf]) in an independent and just manner. Contact the Faculty Civility Advocate ( for more information.

Faculty Ombuds

The faculty ombuds serves as a confidential, neutral, informal and independent resource for faculty concerns and conflicts. The Faculty Ombuds is available to listen to concerns, clarify issues, develop options and provide information. The ombuds advocates for fair and equitably administered processes and does not advocate on behalf of any individual within the university.

Dealing with External Harassment

This guide is designed to assist the campus community in responding to situations in which faculty members are targeted by individuals or groups outside of the university based on the content of the faculty member’s scholarship, teaching, and/or service. It addresses potential concerns in such situations and informs the campus about resources available to assist individual faculty members, departments chairs, and other administrators.

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