The Office of Faculty Affairs, led by the Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs, oversees all faculty policy, compensation, promotion and rank issues. The Office of Faculty Development, Academic Research and the Library are also housed in this office. The Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs also co-chairs the Faculty Policy and Status Committee, attends Faculty Council meetings and sits on Senior Staff.
The Office of Faculty Development, led by the Director of Faculty Development, oversees all Faculty Development programs and workshops, New Faculty Orientation, Faculty Mentoring, Teaching and Learning resources and Assessment Cohort training and support. The Director of Faculty Development also co-chairs the Council for Diversity and Inclusion and attends Faculty Council meetings.
The Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning is an active component of faculty life at ArtCenter, combining staff from Faculty Development and Digital Teaching and Learning (DT&L). CITL supports faculty through workshops, one-on-one coaching sessions and classroom observations. Topics range from pedagogy and assessment, to course and instructional evolution through new teaching tools and academic technologies.
The Office of Faculty Affairs also includes the College Library, which actively supports the teaching and research mission of ArtCenter. It serves as the College’s main collaborative learning environment, where students and faculty from various departments gather to explore, discover and create. It is also open to alumni and external researchers.