Faculty Resources

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 Records

All employee records are processed through HR Shared Services by a team of administrative professionals trained in processing actions for every employee type, including faculty. Should you have questions regarding your employment record or current status, please work with your Departmental Administrator.

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.

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.