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Welcome to the Office of Faculty Affairs at the University of Maryland. The Office exists to help faculty members achieve professional excellence as we continue on our path toward becoming “equal to the best.” We seek to attract and retain top talent while supporting all aspects of the faculty experience. From recruitment through retirement and emeriti engagement, we are the source of faculty life on campus.

In Memoriam

William "Chip" Richardson

on May 04, 2022

Alumni Association Faculty Lecture Series


During the spring semester, the Alumni Association held a virtual lecture series featuring some of UMD's most distinguished faculty members as they showcased their research and its impact on humanity. Six lectures were held between April and May 2022. Learn more about the series and view the lectures.

University of Maryland Emeritus/Emerita Association (UMEEA)


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UMEEA encourages and facilitates the continued involvement of retired faculty with the university, identifies and advances the continuing intellectual interests and scholarly activities of UMEEA members, offers a range of programs on topics of interest, and more.

2022 Orientation Programs


Save the Dates:

Academic Administrators Orientation & Refresher (online):

  • Wednesdays, June 22 - July 27, 2022 | 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM 

New Faculty Orientation:

  • August 15 & 18, 2022 (online) and
  • August 25, 2022 (in-person)

Learn more about Orientation.

UMD Institutional Member of National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity

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Become a member of NCFDD. Register to attend NCFDD offerings, such as writing challenge, webinar or core curriculum workshop.