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Welcome to the Office of Faculty Development and Advancement

The mission of this office is to recruit, support, and retain an outstanding faculty. Our efforts are focused on fostering a collegial and inclusive work environment that enables all faculty members to succeed in research, creative works, teaching and service. Staffed by an excellent team of professionals, this office provides support to faculty at all stages of their careers, from guidance through the promotion and tenure process to assistance with applications and nominations for major academic honors and awards to helping faculty members develop new academic programs. We work closely with the Faculty Senate, the Office of Human Resources, and the United Faculty of Florida to ensure that all academic and employment policies are properly implemented. If you have any questions, concerns, or issues pertaining to any aspect of faculty life at FSU, don’t hesitate to contact us.


Janet Kistner
Professor of Psychology
Vice President for Faculty Development and Advancement


About Us

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Find people dedicated to enabling FSU to recruit, develop, and retain an outstanding faculty.

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"Faculty Matters"

Stay up-to-date on news of interest to all FSU faculty.

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Get up-to-date information on awards and faculty achievements by following our social networking sites.



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Association of Retired Faculty

The Association of Retired Faculty provides former and current faculty and their disciplines opportunities to continue valued relationships with the University.

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Faculty Senate

The Faculty Senate is the basic legislative body of the University. It formulates comprehensive educational policy and defines University-wide policies on academic matters.

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