As Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs, Robert Granfield is the senior executive officer responsible to the Provost for all matters pertaining to UB’s faculty. He and his staff help facilitate a culture of faculty excellence at the university in the areas of research, teaching, and service. The primary duties of the Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs include coordinating the university’s promotion and tenure process; welcoming and orienting new faculty to UB; assisting deans, department chairs, and faculty with issues associated with hiring and retention; building programs to orient new department chairs and improve their management skills; facilitating the nomination process for national, internal, and SUNY awards; and partnering with the Vice Provost for Equity and Inclusion to develop proactive strategies for enhancing faculty diversity.
12:00PM - 2:00PM — 567 Capen Hall
We will review data as well as the processes involved in preparing dossiers for tenure and promotion. Case studies will be used to explore how chairs evaluate the performance of a faculty member.
Topics will include:
· Overview of the process and timing
· Effective dossier preparation
· Leading departmental reviews
· Making difficult decisions
· Concerns regarding promotion to full professor
· Preparing the Chair’s letter
Please email Patti Napoli (firstname.lastname@example.org) for your reservation.
COMING SOON: 2021-22 Program schedule for our monthly Department Chair Leadership workshops.
Yu-Ping Chang, PhD, RN, FGSA, FAAN,FIANN
Senior Associate Dean; Professor;
Patricia H. and Richard E. Garman Endowed Professor;
Chair—Family, Community and Health Systems Sciences
School of Nursing
March 30, 2020 Message from Provost: Teaching Evaluations
The application deadline for most awards is August 1. The next full Core competition, for academic year 2020-2021, will open in February 2019