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.
Thursday May 6, 2021: Understanding your Climate: Facilitating a High Functioning Department
This session will review the departmental climate data and explore opportunities and challenges to enhancing department performance. Additionally, participants will review UB data pertaining to faculty mentoring and explore methods to get the most out of faculty mentoring practices.
· Best practices in faculty mentoring
· Implementing and assessing faculty mentoring
· Engaging the faculty in mentoring
· Explore aspects of highly functioning department
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