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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, the Office of Global Health and the Center for Innovative and Lifelong Learning.

Latest News & Upcoming Events

Date Event

April 16

Noon - 1:00 p.m.



Teaching Academy:

Expanding Use of Cannabis and Health Risks

Amanda L. Persons, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Physician Assistant Studies
College of Health Sciences

Contact Us

The Office of Faculty Affairs is located in the Armour Academic Center, 600 S. Paulina Street, Suite 1044.

Melita Isic, MBA, MHA
Director, University Affairs
(312) 563-1506


Dina Rubakha, MEd
Academic Program Manager
(312) 942-8873

Imani Lindsey-Graham
Administrative Assistant II
(312) 947-4298


Lonhak Orch, BS
Faculty Management System Manager
(312) 563-3125