Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs

Lake LaSalle.

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.

Upcoming Events

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

Announcements:

Academic Affairs Policy Updates

March 30, 2020 Message from Provost: Teaching Evaluations

Congratulations to our 2020-2021 MAC ALDP Faculty Fellows

James Maynard, PhD

Curator, The Poetry Collection

University Libraries

Ekaterina (Katia Noyes, PhD, MPH

Professor and Director

Division of Health Services Policy and Practice

Department of Epidemiology and Environmental Health

School of Public Health and Health Professions

Elizabeth M. Stellrecht

Interim Head, Health Sciences Library Services

Department Liaison, Dental Medicine

Professor and Chair

Department of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences

School of Public Health and Health Professions

Albert H. Titus, PhD

Professor and Chair of Biomedical Engineering

Department of Biomedical Engineering

Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences

Professor and Chair

Department of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences

School of Public Health and Health Professions

RESPONSE TO COVID-19: Faculty Resources

More Information here

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program

The application deadline for most awards is August 1. The next full Core competition, for academic year 2020-2021, will open in February 2019