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General Resources for New Departmental Executive Officers (DEO)

Recommended reading and resources for new DEOs.

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Strategies for Supporting Early Career Faculty

Recommended reading, online resources, and best practice guidelines for new DEOs.

Old Capitol on the Pentacrest

Overview of the Year for DEOs

The Office of the Provost recently updated the general timeline for deadlines coordinated by our office (note that colleges set internal deadlines for these and other activities).

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Path to Distinction

Provides research-based strategies and guidance that support the university’s commitment to enhance excellence through faculty contributing to an inclusive culture.

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Dual Academic Career Fund

When recruitment of tenured/tenure-track faculty member is contingent upon employment of spouse/partner, provides partial hiring support of an academically qualified spouse/partner into a faculty position.

Old Capitol

Fund to Enhance Community and Inclusion

Supports the recruitment and retention of outstanding tenured/tenure-track faculty who will further the UI’s goals to advance its academic mission through the recruitment and retention of faculty underrepresented in the discipline.