Serving Faculty at UNLV

Our Mission

The Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs provides resources and services that support and advance UNLV’s academic and administrative faculty communities at every stage of their professional careers. As part of the Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost (EVP&P), our goal is to create a supportive working environment that enables faculty to achieve the highest standards of excellence. In doing so, we strive towards ensuring UNLV’s diverse faculty are supported and honored for their achievements; informed of programs and resources to guide their teaching strategies to ensure student success; provided with leadership development programs to foster innovation, resiliency, improved decision making and productivity; and have access to a physical space where faculty can collaborate.


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Processes and Services

As part of the Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost, we offer resources and services to facilitate faculty excellence in the areas of teaching, research, and service.

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Faculty Center

The UNLV Faculty Center promotes the professional development of all UNLV educators, researchers, and other academic professionals through a program of research, consultation, events, and resources. Services focus on teaching development, research support and career planning. The Faculty Center in Beam Hall is a hub for UNLV's faculty community, providing a welcoming lounge space, a quiet work area, conference room, practice teaching space, individual and small-group consultation space, and other faculty development resources and information.

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New Faculty Orientation

As part of the university’s welcoming and onboarding of new faculty, the Office of Faculty Affairs hosts a series of events and provides access to an online course to orient faculty to campus resources.

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Leadership and Professional Development

The Office of Faculty Affairs offers several programs that help faculty leaders build new skills, communicate, and share ideas.

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Awards and Recognition

UNLV and the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) Board of Regents recognize the achievements of faculty in teaching, research/creative activity, and service with a number of awards each year; as well as those achievements of undergraduate and graduate advisors and scholars.