Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs

What we do

The Office of Faculty Affairs manages the University's system of tenure reviews and implements policies and processes for academic personnel (officers of instruction, officers of research, officers of the libraries and student officers).

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Academic Appointments

The Division of Academic Appointments of the Office of Faculty Affairs approves appointments and salaries of academic officers and administers the policies relating to them.

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Appointments to Tenure

Our goal is to assist faculty, departments, schools, committees and the University and make the academic personnel process as seamless and efficient as possible.

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Retirement

The University provides full-time academic personnel with the support needed to navigate the retirement process.

 

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Leaves of Absence

The University offers a variety of leave options for Officers of Instruction and Officers of Research for academic enrichment and personal/family reasons.

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Data Reporting and Analysis

The office is responsible for collection and analysis of data to assess policies relating to academic personnel and to evaluate and explore issues of importance to the University's senior administration.

Quick Facts

Quick Facts: 1. We administer the Faculty Handbook 2. We process around 15,000 appointments annually. 3. We appoint around 3,000 new full-time and part-time Academic Officers on the Morningside campus annually. 4. We track statistics. Fall 2020: Morningside FT Faculty: 1602. CUIMC FT Faculty: 2779 5. We manage the tenure review process with approximately 8- tenure nominations per academic year. 6. We participate in various internal analyses and external surveys.

Faculty Affairs

310 Low Library
535 W. 116 St., MC 4326
New York, NY 10027

(212) 854-2255

Academic Appointments

408 Low Library
535 W. 116 St., MC 4336
New York, NY 10027

(212) 854-3813

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