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Office of Faculty Affairs

Shot of University HallFaculty Affairs is a unit within the division of Academic Affairs and is the central location for all faculty-related programs, policies, and procedures.

We provide support to academic personnel regarding implementation of the Unit 3 Faculty Collective Bargaining Agreement. We manage various personnel processes including: faculty retention, tenure, and promotion; faculty grievance/arbitration; sabbatical/difference-in-pay leaves; and compensation programs such as the Faculty Early Retirement Program and Pre-Retirement Reduction in Time Base Program.

The Office of Faculty Affairs also supports implementation of the Unit 11 Academic Student Employee Collective Bargaining Agreement. We provide support to Teaching Associates, Graduate Assistants, and Instructional Student Assistant in regards to: appointment notification and hiring processes; student grievance/arbitration; and posting of vacancy announcements.


New Department Chairs Orientation

Two day event for incoming/new Department Chairs - Thursday, August 13, 2020 and Friday, August 14, 2020

Department Chairs and Deans Retreat

One day event for all Department Chairs, Deans, and Associate Deans - Monday, August 17, 2020 

Both events will be virtual.  More information regarding both events will be announced as soon as available.

National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity Membership

California State University Northridge joined the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity (NCFDD) as an Institutional Member for a pilot year, effective June 3, 2019. The NCFDD is a nationally recognized, independent organization that provides online career development and mentoring resources.

Our institutional membership will provide access for all CSUN faculty, postdoctoral scholars, and graduate students to utilize NCFDD’s broad range of online virtual programs and resources.

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Chair Leadership Academy 2019-20

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 - 9:00am to Monday, May 4, 2020 - 9:00am


Update - All Chair Leadership Academy sessions have been canceled. Thank you for your understanding. 

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