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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 data enter faculty Personnel Action Forms for payment; approve and upload ePAFs (electronic personnel action forms); process Faculty Load and Compensation (FLAC) records
  • Data enter requests for faculty leave (sick leave, vacation, leave without compensation, military leave)
  • Data enter graduate student appointments (Teaching Assistant; Research Assistant; or Administrative Assistant); approve and upload ePAFs
  • Data enter tuition waivers for graduate appointments
  • Verify Graduate Assistant insurance eligibility
  • Act as a resource for University policies and procedures regarding faculty
  • Verify faculty employment to outside vendors (lending institutions, etc.)
  • Prepare faculty personnel action report for Board of Trustees