Faculty Affairs

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The mission of the Office for Faculty Affairs is to create a supportive, respectful and inclusive environment for the diverse faculty of Rush University. Our focus is on institutional integration, specifically but not limited to faculty satisfaction and engagement, implementation of the strategic plan, pursuit of diversity goals, support for accreditations and faculty management including onboarding, appointments and promotions.

As part of faculty development, we provide resources to ensure faculty academic success through education, mentoring, professional and leadership development, advocacy, communication and recognition. The Office of Faculty Affairs oversees the Office of Mentoring Programs and the Office of Global Health.

News & Upcoming Events
  • The Offices of Faculty Affairs and Mentoring Programs honored with the 2019 Group on Women in Medicine and Science Leadership Award for an organization
  • Great Minds in STEM awarded Giselle Sandi, PhD, director, Office of Mentoring Programs, Faculty Affairs the 2019 Hispanic Engineer National Achievement Award for Education. 
  • Faculty Affairs Annual Report
  • Jan. 21 (12-1pm) Teaching Academy:  How to Leverage the Strengths & Weaknesses of a Team & Team Building RSVP
  • Jan. 31 (8-8:50am) Career Trajectory and Leadership Role at Rush: Crista Brawley, PhD, CCRP,  Associate Vice President, Research Regulatory Operations, Office of Research Affairs RSVP
  • Feb. 13 (12-12:50pm) Meet the Expert:  Jen’nea Sumo, PhD, RN, Assistant Professor, Department of Women, Children and Family Nursing, CON RSVP
  • Feb. 27 (8am-12pm) New Faculty Orientation- View Scedule RSVP