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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
518F King Library
Office: (859) 257-7915 | Fax: (859) 257-2987; 72987 for inside UK

New Faculty Resources

Resources for new or prospective faculty members.

Faculty Development Programs

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

Submit a Family Medical Leave Request

Faculty Members may submit Family Medical Leave requests using this portal. For more information, see our page on Faculty Leave Policies

Requests may be submitted using the link below or faxed to (859) 257-2987

Submit an FML Request

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.

Work-Life and Well-Being

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

OFA News and Upcoming Events

June 2024 UK HR Work-Life Workshops

75 ways to boost your mood this very second Sometimes, the day sort of gets you down, or you find yourself in a slog that’s hard to work your way out of. Maybe something happened at work that wasn’t great, you’re working through a complicated situationship, or you got some not-so-great news. Hey, we’ve all been there and you’re definitely not alone in this ever-spinning roller coaster of life. READ MORE  

May 2024 Work-Life workshops

May 2024 Work-Life workshops

Call for Applications: Managing Conflicts - Conflict Resolution for Leaders

Please see and distribute this call for applications for faculty and staff attend a Conflict Management workshop presented by Academic Impressions.  Applications are due to OFA by 5:00 PM on Wednesday, April 10, 2024.   Criteria for selection The program aims to build a cohort of faculty and staff representing a wide range of disciplines and experience across UK   How to apply

2024 Promotion and Tenure Workshops

The Office for Faculty Advancement is operating a number of workshops to help support faculty promotion preparation and success. Register for sessions here. Seeking promotion and/or tenure is often a mystifying and intimidating process. The Office for Faculty Advancement has developed a series of workshops aimed to demystify and support faculty. The program includes workshops for faculty, and are appropriate for faculty at any career stage – the earlier you understand the promotion process the less intimidating it may be.