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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.

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.

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

Christopher Davis

on April 01, 2023

Gerald N. McCall

on November 18, 2022

Accomplished SPH Administrator to Lead Graduate School

Stephen Roth

The University of Maryland has tapped Stephen Roth to become associate provost and dean of the Graduate School effective July 1. Roth will focus on promoting a culture of impactful research, scholarship and creative activities; encouraging interdisciplinary collaboration and partnerships; and fostering mission-driven engagement among graduate students and Graduate School faculty and staff. Read more courtesy of Maryland Today.

2023 Faculty Orientation Programs


New faculty members and administrators, join us for our Orientation programs:

Academic Administrators Orientation & Refresher:

  • July 25, 2023 - 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM (online)
  • August 1, 2023 - 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM (online)
  • August 8, 2023 - 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM (in-person)

New Faculty Orientation (in-person):
August 22 & 23, 2023 - 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Registration will open in early summer.

Board of Regents Faculty Award Recipient

Michel Cukier, 2023 Board of Regents Faculty Award Recipient

Congratulations to Michel Cukier, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, for receiving the Board of Regents Faculty Award in the category of Mentoring.

Learn more about the award and nomination process

View the list of Board of Regents Faculty Award Recipients.

Faculty Development Survey


Faculty members provide your feedback on our previous programs and let us know what faculty development opportunities you would like the Office of Faculty Affairs to provide in the future. Complete our anonymous, short survey to convey your thoughts and assist in our program planning.

Nominations Now Open for the ALP & DEO Programs


The Big Ten Academic Alliance is accepting nominations for the Academic Leadership Program and Department Executive Officers Seminar. Nominations and materials are due June 1. 

Learn more about these leadership development opportunities.

Workshop Video Recordings


OFA has created a collection of videos from some of our past workshops, including Faculty Forums, APT workshops, PTK dossier preparation workshops, and more. Visit our Panopto page.