The Office of the Provost has developed and supports a number of programs, tools, and groups to further to build community, pursue professional development, and achieve teaching excellence.
Faculty Diversity & Development
A strong commitment to diversity and inclusion is a fundamental value of the University of Pittsburgh and is critical to achieving our mission as a public research university. Fostering an inclusive and diverse community is vital as we aim for excellence in teaching and discovery. Read more about our diversity initiatives, programs, and development opportunities specific to faculty.
Provost's Advisory Council on Instructional Excellence
The Advisory Council on Instructional Excellence (ACIE) advises the Provost on the means to encourage instructional development and teaching excellence at the University of Pittsburgh. It realizes these goals through the sponsorship of special programming and the disposition of grants to faculty members seeking funding for curricular- and technology-driven proposals to advance instructional development and teaching excellence.
Teaching Resource Guide
The Teaching Resource Guide for Full-Time and Part-Time Faculty provides University resources, tools, and information for instructional excellence for faculty.
Provost's Advisory Committee on Women's Concerns
The Provost's Advisory Committee on Women's Concerns (PACWC) seeks to ensure a productive educational and work environment for faculty, staff, and students, particularly in areas related to women's concerns. It focuses on general issues of campus climate and programs as they affect women throughout the University.
Additional Faculty Resources
- Faculty Retirement Incentive Program FAQ (June 12, 2020)
- Appointment Stream Faculty Promotion Guidelines
- IT Resources for Pitt Faculty
- University Center for Teaching and Learning
- Part-Time Faculty Resources
- Family-Friendly Programs for Pitt Faculty
- Information about Unionization
- Graduate Students’ Questions on Unionization
- Faculty Resources on pitt.edu