Office of Faculty Affairs and Development

Faculty Affairs and
Academic Personnel

Academic Human Resources and Labor Functions for Faculty, Academic Staff, Part-Time Faculty, and GTA/GSAs.

Including, but not limited to:

  • Hiring
  • Retention and Engagement
  • Renewals and non-renewals
  • Leave of Absences
  • Sabbatical Leave of Absences
  • Tenure-Track Interruptions
  • Personnel Issues
  • Contract interpretation/negotiation
  • Grievances
  • Implementation of Union Contracts
  • Faculty/Academic Staff Promotion and Tenure
  • Honorary Degrees


Faculty Affairs
Faculty Development and Faculty Success
Administrator Resources
Covid-19 Resources
Empowered to Lead Podcast
Faculty Impact Newsletter

Staff Directory

Boris Baltes, Ph.D.
Senior Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs, and
Associate Vice President for Academic Personnel
4109 Faculty/Administration Building

Sara Kacin, Ph.D.
Assistant Provost for Faculty Development and Faculty Success, and
Director of the Office for Teaching & Learning
5265 Cass Ave.

Charlene Brain
Associate Director for Faculty Affairs
4115 Faculty/Administration Building

Maria Coleman
Faculty Affairs Senior Specialist
4112 Faculty/Administration Building

Joanna Poe
Program Coordinator
Faculty Development and Faculty Success
Jake Wilson
Faculty Affairs Coordinator
4110 Faculty/Administration Building