Faculty Affairs welcomes and orients new faculty to NDSU; serves as a central resource for information about faculty and faculty policies; oversees faculty appointments and promotion and tenure processes; assists deans, department chairs with searches, hiring, retention, and advancement; coordinates faculty development programs across campus; assists faculty with grievances; offers programs to orient new academic administrators and improve their leadership skills; facilitates nomination and selection process for faculty awards; ensures compliance with University's affirmative action plan; and works with departments, colleges, and other offices to enhance faculty work-life climate satisfaction and diversity.
The Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs and Equity, Dr. Canan Bilen-Green, works closely with the Provost in areas including faculty policies, recruitment, development, leadership training, promotion and tenure, executive searches, and other issues related to faculty and their concerns. Dr. Bilen-Green also oversees the following areas:
- Disability Services
- Equity Office
- Faculty and Scholar Immigration
- Multicultural Programs
- FORWARD and Commission on the Status of Women Faculty