February 2, 2016
It is my pleasure to welcome Mariann Hyland to the university as Assistant Vice Provost for Academic Affairs. Mariann’s responsibilities will focus primarily on faculty personnel issues and she will serve as the chief Academic Affairs liaison with United Academics and Human Resources’ Employee and Labor Relations team. Additionally, Mariann will support the Office of the Provost and Academic Affairs with policy review and development.
February 2, 2016
To assist you in the hiring process, the Office of the Provost and Academic Affairs has posted an offer letter template focused on tenure-related faculty. This template is based on efforts within the College of Arts and Sciences to standardize offer letters. I am grateful to Associate Dean Karen Ford for her assistance in responding to this need in CAS and, by extension, the university. The template responds to most, if not all, variations for making an offer.
January 28, 2016
The university is obligated to provide notice of renewal or non-renewal of appointment to career non-tenure-track faculty bargaining unit members. This message serves as a reminder of the following deadlines for providing that notice. Further information on the notification process, and link to templates for notification letters can be found on the Academic Affairs website under Contract Renewal.
January 25, 2016
The following is sent on behalf of Doug Blandy and Susan Anderson, Senior Vice Provosts for Academic Affairs, and Brad Shelton, Interim Vice President for Research and Innovation.
December 8, 2015
This message is to alert you of two changes in the process for NTTF promotion cases. Please forward to your units as appropriate.
December 7, 2015
As units begin work on 2016 summer assignments, please ensure that everyone in your school or college who has a role in summer appointments has the following information:
Materials attached: 2015-18 UA CBA Article 18 (Summer Session Appointments and Assignments, attached)
Two processes need to occur:
December 4, 2015
The Office of the Provost and Academic Affairs has updated the guidelines for the mid-term review process for tenure-track faculty. Please note the following new timeline:
The timeline and process for Mid-term Reviews
December 3, 2015
The following paragraph should be included in your offer letters for all academic appointments.
August 4, 12015 – The Office of Academic Affairs, in consultation with the College of Arts and Sciences Dean’s Office and Academic Extension, has developed a list of resources to combat academic misconduct in online courses.
August 24, 2015 – We hope you will find it intuitive and useful. If you have any questions, please contact Gretchen Drew (6-2157, firstname.lastname@example.org).