Faculty Affairs

Vice Provost Jack Finney and his team lead recruitment initiatives to promote the hiring of outstanding and diverse faculty members; the development, implementation, and interpretation of faculty policies; the promotion and tenure process; and academic leadership development programs.

Faculty Recruitment

The provost's office supports the recruitment and hiring of outstanding faculty members and senior administrators.

Faculty Development

The provost's office supports career development and success of faculty members.

Leadership Development

The provost's office supports the ongoing development of academic leaders at Virginia Tech.

Faculty Recognition

The university recognizes significant contributions by faculty members through the Eminent Scholars processes as well as a variety of awards.

Faculty Personnel Actions

The provost's office oversees the designation of emeritus status, and approval of research leaves, and assists in the resolution of faculty grievances.

Faculty Work/Life Policies

The university has developed policies to assist faculty with the challenges of balancing professional and personal life. 

Promotion and Tenure

The provost's staff provides support to the university promotion and tenure committee and oversees the process.