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Academic Leadership and Faculty Affairs

Photo of Boise State Campus in the Spring
Spring Campus Scenes, photo by Madison Park


It is our mission to foster an inclusive environment that supports the ongoing career development of faculty and the growth of effective academic leaders. We work with partners across the university to provide leadership development programs; establish best practices, policies, procedures; and collaborate on development programs that help faculty members of all ranks reach their full potential as teachers, scholars, and university leaders. The office contributes most directly to the University’s Strategic Planning goal to Foster Thriving Community.

Faculty and Academic Leaders Resources


The goals of the Office of Faculty Affairs include to:

  • Enhance faculty’s personal well-being and professional effectiveness
  • Advocate for faculty interests and perspectives in the overall leadership of the University
  • Facilitate professional development opportunities to enhance career progression and success
  • Manage the tenure and promotion processes to ensure excellence and equity in tenure and promotion decisions
  • Facilitate human resource functions related to faculty to ensure equitable employment practices
  • Support avenues for the advancement of women and faculty from underrepresented groups

Primary Areas of Responsibility

What Does the Assistant Provost for Academic Leadership and Faculty Affairs Do?

The Assistant Provost provides leadership to the campus and support to the Provost on issues related to faculty and to academic leaders through developing and implementing programs and services related to academic leadership development, faculty recruitment and retention, faculty career progression, and overall support services for faculty and academic leaders.

Collaborative Partnerships

The Office of Academic Leadership and Faculty Affairs coordinates a variety of activities associated with faculty life and academic leadership development. To accomplish these goals, our office works collaboratively with

What kinds of support does the office provide?

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