Dr. Christopher L. Brown, Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs
The Office of Faculty Affairs ensures the continued excellence of Columbia's faculty and academic community. The office is responsible for: administering the University's policies and processes governing academic appointments, and the statutory provisions governing faculty service; managing the University's system of tenure reviews; authorizing leaves on behalf of the President; negotiating faculty retirement agreements; working with the University Senate, and its subcommittees, on many issues including faculty-related surveys and studies, and maintaining fair processes in handling grievances from academic officers; assisting with the development of programs that help faculty members advance their careers; and the collection and analysis of data to assess the effectiveness of current faculty programs, and to identify and explore issues of importance to the University.
Office of the Vice Provost Staff Directory
Columbia University Tenure Guidelines updated for AY 16-17
Barnard College Tenure Guidelines updated for AY 14-15
Parental Leave Statements
Salary Guidelines for Officers of Research AY 16-17 (revised August 26, 2016)