Welcome to the Office of Faculty Affairs
The Associate Vice President for Faculty Affairs reports to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs. The office serves and advises faculty and administration on all matters relating to academic personnel. This includes, but is not limited to, appointment, reappointment, tenure, promotion, leaves, and grievances. This office is designated to handle all matters related to Unit 3 (Faculty) and Unit 11 (Academic Student Employees).
Updates for 2012-2013
Executive Order 1083 - Mandatory Reporting of Child Abuse and Neglect
"For the purposes of this policy, all CSU employees are deisnated mandated reporters." "As designated mandated reporters, all employees are required to report suspected child abuse or neglect."
New - FAQ's on Pension Reform such as: Retirement Contributions, Formulas, Membership, and Post retirement employment. (Link to CSU Benefits)
For retirements on or after 1/1/2013 (see FAQs for complete information):
180 day waiting period applies to retirees who seek employment as a retired annuitant after January 1, 2013. This applies to Temporary Faculty. Faculty members who have worked for at least six months or longer in a FERP assignment prior to being appointed as a rehired annuitant are exempt from the 180 day sit-out period.
National Geographic cites campus leadership in water issues - Water Cohort June 20, 2012
Keep up-to-date on Student Ratings forms and IDEA - here
Deadlines and Training Dates
For upcoming dates and calendars select Calendars from the left menu bar or click here .
Academic Policy Manual Recent Updates
623 Web Policy - April 5, 2013
505 Interim Policy on Conflicht of Interest in Grants and Contracts for Principal Investigators - January 14, 2013
540 Interim Policy on Intellectural Property - January 10, 2013
440 Policy on Awarding Postumous Degrees - December 6, 2012
320 Policy on Administrative Appoinments - November 19, 2012
327 Policy on Promotion - October 2, 2012
399 Policy on Emerita and Emeritus State - October 24, 2012
221 Interim Policy on Blended/Accelerated Undergraduate and Graduate Programs
301 Interim Policy and Procedures for the Appointment of Tenure Track Faculty Inlcuding the Award of Service Credit - July 2012
304 Interim Policy on Terminal Degrees - July 2012
325 Interim Policy on Retention and Tenure - July 2012
332 Interim Policy on Range Elevation for Temporary Faculty - July 2012
399 Interim Policy on Emerita and Emeritus Status - July 2012
Faculty Affairs Contact Information
Office of the Associate Vice President for Faculty Affairs
Henry Madden Library
Harold Haak Administrative Center, 4th Floor
5200 North Barton Avenue M/S ML55
Fresno, California 93740-8014