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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.

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.

In Memoriam

John Steffian

on August 02, 2022

FAMILE Workshop


October 6, 2022 | 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM | Register to Attend

Launched in March 2021, the FAMILE (Faculty Advancement at Maryland for Inclusive Learning and Excellence) program is a diversity initiative designed to recruit outstanding tenure and tenure-track faculty members who enhance the diversity of our faculty. This workshop will provide attendees with an overview of the FAMILE program, review the required components and activities for units to be eligible for FAMILE funding, and describe the proposal review process. 

Distinguished Scholar-Teacher Lecture Series

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Register to Attend the Lectures | 2022 Award RecipientsLearn More About the Award

The Distinguished Scholar-Teacher Lecture Series Program recognizes successful scholar-teachers and enables them to share their achievements and expertise with the campus at large. These public presentations feature topics related to the research interests of the award recipients.

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OFA Forms PTK Working Group to Review PTK Faculty Matters

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The Office of Faculty Affairs (OFA) has constituted a PTK Faculty Working Group comprised of PTK and TTK faculty, staff and administrators on behalf of Provost Jennifer King Rice to review and assess current issues related to PTK faculty during the 2022-2023 Academic Year. Click for more information on the Working Group

Nominations Now Open for Campus and System Awards

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University of Maryland Emeritus/Emerita Association (UMEEA)


Become a Member | Learn More About the Association 

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.