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Welcome to the Office for Faculty Advancement

Our mission is to provide support and resources for the promotion and tenure programs and process, offer faculty development opportunities, foster recognition of faculty achievements in both scholarship and teaching, partner with units to recruit, retain and support a diverse faculty, and promote leadership development of faculty into academic positions.

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Office for Faculty Advancement

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226 Mandrell Hall
(859) 257-7915

OFA News

TEK Faculty Fellows Call for Applications

Applications are due at 5:00 PM on Monday, April 17.   TEK (Transdisciplinary Educational Approaches to Advance Kentucky), the University of Kentucky's new Quality Enhancement Plan, and the Center for the Enhancement of Learning and Teaching are pleased to invite applications for the first cohort of TEK Faculty Fellows for the 2023-2024 academic year.  

Introverts as Leaders - Guest Speaker Event

Jeffrey Buller will be visiting campus April 4 to give a lecture on Introverts as Leaders in Higher Education at 3:30 in Woodward Hall in the Gatton College of Business & Economics. Open to all faculty, staff, and students.  

Registration Open for NCFDD Faculty Success Program

OFA is happy to announce that applications for the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity (NCFDD) Faculty Success Program are now open. Deadline to get registered is March 29, 2023.

Why University of Kentucky and Lexington?

Resources here for why the University of Kentucky in Lexington is an ideal place for a faculty career. 

Work-Life and Well-Being

See resources from UK HR for supporting a healthy relationship between work and life outside of work. 

Promotion and Tenure Policies and Resources

Policies, resources, and information regarding the appointment, promotion, and tenure of faculty.

Faculty Leave Policies

Family Medical Leave, Parental Leave, Disability Leave, Sabbatical, and other leave types

Faculty Hiring Policies

Resources for recruiting and hiring new faculty members.