Faculty Affairs

 

Mission Statement

Recognizing that faculty involved in teaching, research, and/or service activities at the University of Pittsburgh entail a range of positions (full-time, part-time, tenure stream, non-tenure stream), appointments, and duties in a range of settings, the Faculty Affairs Committee serves the university community to provide input, insight, recommendations, and review to the policies and procedures that pertain directly to faculty.  Particular attention will be placed upon the impact of university practices with regards to part-time faculty and non-tenure stream faculty, who often are not included in actions undertaken by other committees.  The responsibilities of the committee will include contribution to and review of policies and procedures that affect faculty performance, development, evaluation, promotion, engagement, involvement in governance, and access to university resources, and other similar issues that may arise.  The committee is an advocate for the promotion and advancement of equitable practices that support the growth, vibrancy, and quality of all faculty members.