Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs


Effective August 1, 2017, Kathleen Bieschke, a Department Head in the College of Education and Professor of Education in Counseling Psychology, will be the University’s new Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs.

The Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs works closely with the Executive Vice President and Provost in areas including faculty development, leadership training, promotion and tenure, executive searches and reviews, and other issues related to academic personnel and their concerns. The Vice Provost also serves as the Provost’s contact person for the Big Ten Academic Alliance, the academic arm of the Big Ten Conference, and the University Faculty Senate in issues relating to faculty affairs, and is the liaison for the Provost and President to University deans and chancellors.