Open forums set for vice provost for faculty affairs candidates

A Bold Futures banner in the MLK CommonsCandidate forums are scheduled for Monday, May 4, and Tuesday, May 5, for the position of vice provost for faculty affairs.

Monday, May 4: Murali Krishnamurthi

  • Faculty Forum
    10 to 10:45 a.m., Holmes Student Center Illinois Room
  • University Community Open Forum
    1 to 1:45 p.m., Altgeld Hall 125

Tuesday, May 5: Joel Stafstrom

  • Faculty Forum
    10:30 to 11:15 a.m., Altgeld Hall 125
  • University Community Open Forum
    2:30 to 3:15 p.m., Altgeld Hall 125

The vice provost for faculty affairs, working under guidelines from the executive vice president and provost, is responsible for fostering faculty engagement, development and support; providing strategic direction for faculty-related initiatives; and assisting the provost with faculty tenure, promotion and sabbatical processes.

Other responsibilities include establishing faculty development opportunities that cover the faculty life cycle; assisting with faculty-related problems and needs; handling faculty personnel matters; supervising reporting units; collaborating with other divisions on addressing faculty needs; serving as the provost’s liaison to other divisions and committees on faculty-related policies and support services; exploring opportunities for recognizing faculty for their excellence and contributions; and handling other duties as assigned.

For more information, call (815) 753-1732 or email pje@niu.edu.

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