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Office of Faculty Affairs

Our mission: the Office of Faculty Affairs supports faculty and faculty leadership in the development of an exceptional learning community at the University of Kansas.

Faculty Affairs Highlights and Updates

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Two KU faculty members have received the designation of University Distinguished Professor, effective at the start of the fall 2024 semester. They are Heather Desaire in the Department of Chemistry and Erik Perrins in the Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science.
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Chancellor Douglas A. Girod has approved the promotion and award of tenure, where indicated, for 64 individuals at the University of Kansas Lawrence and Edwards campuses and 85 individuals at the KU Medical Center campuses.
KU is celebrating its Kemper Fellows this week.
KU this week is celebrating five outstanding faculty members as winners of the William T. Kemper Fellowship for Teaching Excellence. Each of the five awardees receives $7,500.

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faculty named Fulbright Scholars from 2014-2024
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current Distinguished Professors from over 38 disciplines

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