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Academic Personnel

The Office of Academic Personnel in the Office of the Provost is the central source of information on faculty-related personnel actions. The staff provide support for a variety of functions specific to Faculty and Graduate Assistants within the Office of Faculty Affairs.

Listed below are the functions of the Office of Academic Personnel:

  • Maintain official faculty records
  • Approve and process faculty Personnel Action Forms for payment; Electronic Personnel Action Form (EPAF); and Faculty Load and Compensation (FLAC) records
  • Process requests for faculty leave (sick leave, vacation, leave without compensation, military leave, Paid Parental, FMLA)
  • Process, approve & upload EPAF for graduate student appointments (Teaching Assistant; Research Assistant; or Administrative Assistant)
  • Process, approve & upload tuition waivers for graduate appointees
  • Verify Graduate Assistant insurance eligibility
  • Act as a resource for university policies and procedures regarding faculty
  • Verify faculty employment to outside vendors (lending institutions, PSLF, etc.)
  • Prepare faculty personnel action report for Board of Trustees
  • Process employment forms via DocuSign