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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

Location Detail
226 Mandrell Hall
(859) 257-7915

Faculty Development Programs

Catalog of development programs offered by the Office for Faculty Advancement.

Faculty Leave Policies

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

Work-Life and Well-Being

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

Why University of Kentucky and Lexington?

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

Faculty Hiring Policies

Resources for recruiting and hiring new faculty members. 

Promotion and Tenure Policies and Resources

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

2022 Provost's Outstanding Teaching Awards Recipients Honored at Kroger Field

The Provost invited the 2022 Outstanding Teaching Award recipients on the field at half time during the EKU-UK home football game last Saturday to recognize their dedication to the students of the Commonwealth.  We join the provost in celebrating, and congratulating, these amazing instructors and their talent for teaching! 

September UK HR Work-Life and Well-Being Events

Check out the many amazing opportunities to connect with your peers this September!

2023 UK Parents Resource Fair

UK HR Work-Life is hosting a free parents and guardians resource fair from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 30, in Ballroom C of the Gatton Student Center.  At this fair, UK employees will have an opportunity to connect with child-friendly resources for school-age children regarding:  Academic/mental health support   After school programs   Camps (fall, spring, summer, no school)   Extracurricular activities   Family support     

Central Kentucky Job Club Releases Fall 2023 Schedule

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Aug. 22, 2023) — The University of Kentucky Alumni Association, Fayette County Cooperative Extension Services and UK Human Resources STEPS Temporary Employment announce the fall 2023 Central Kentucky Job Club schedule. The free group is open to the public and is available both in-person and online.