Welcome to the OFA

Faculty Affairs oversees faculty review and promotions and supports career development, mentoring, communication, faculty policy changes, gender equity and diversity.

OFA Mission Statement

The Office of Faculty Affairs is committed to creating and supporting an environment in which faculty members flourish and achieve their career goals and full professional potential.

2018 New Faculty Orientation

The 2018 New Faculty Orientation is scheduled for Tuesday, August 7, 2018 from 7:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.  Please be advised that attendance of our WUSM Orientation Program for New Faculty is required of all faculty members with new appointments in the past 12 months.


Below is information regarding program details related to New Faculty Orientation.   New Faculty Orientation is for newly hired (within the last academic year) or appointed faculty members which includes instructors, assistants, associates and professors.  The goal of New Faculty Orientation is to help new faculty feel more connected with the university and better able to quickly become productive members of it.


Date:  Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Time:  7:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. - Continental Breakfast 7:00 a.m.-7:45 a.m.

Location: Eric P. Newman Education Center (EPNEC) at 320 S. Euclid in the Auditorium (first floor)


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Program content includes the following:


Welcome to WUSM

Resources for Faculty

Information Services

Human Resources Overview

Environmental Health & Safety


Educational Mission Overview

Faculty Practice Plan Overview

Risk Management


Research Mission Overview