Office of Academic Affairs Office of Faculty Affairs
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Enriching the faculty experience at The Ohio State University


Our Mission

To develop, curate and connect academic resources, programming and structures to support faculty success across the entire career life cycle.

We focus

on providing an unparalleled set of services to academic units and individuals that are guided by principles of transparency, efficiency and inclusive excellence.

We aspire

to create an environment where every faculty member is seen in their whole identity, inundated with positive experiences throughout all stages of their career and has a sense of belonging to their academic communities.

We align

with Ohio State's Shared Values in promoting the understanding of faculty roles and contributions in teaching, scholarship and creative activities, service, extension, clinical work, and patient care, in the context of a land-grant, R1 institution.

Strategic Hiring Initiatives

The Office of Faculty Affairs aligns the faculty recruitment and selection process with the university's Shared Values and Academic Plan to attract top-tier faculty.

Strategic hiring initiatives are essential to the university's efforts to attract and retain top talent in various academic and administrative positions. By combining recruitment, retention and development strategies, Ohio State builds a talented and diverse workforce to provide a comprehensive and inclusive education that prepares the next generation of leaders and engaged citizens to serve the world.



Dawn Starr, a faculty member at The Ohio State University at Lima and senior lecturer in the College of Arts and Sciences Department of Philosophy, has been selected as a recipient of The Ohio State University’s 2024 Provost’s Award for Distinguished Teaching by a Lecturer.

Two College of Engineering professors, Antonio Conejo and Umit Ozkan, have been elected to the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) Class of 2024 in recognition of sustained excellence in innovation and education.  

Stephen Quaye, professor in the College of Education and Human Ecology, talks about the importance of support from colleagues in processing impactful situations and keeping focus on work that is deeply personal and connected to who you are.  

Multimedia resources for faculty

The Office of Faculty Affairs produces multimedia resources that are designed to enrich your teaching and research endeavors.

Faculty Networks

Ohio State’s Faculty Networks provide opportunities to socialize with colleagues and connect to valuable resources to create connections and promote opportunities for faculty to discuss shared interests and concerns. Each Faculty Network will focus on the experiences of a particular faculty group, though all are welcome to join.