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Faculty & Staff

» Office of Faculty Affairs

A support service in the Office of the Provost, the Office of Faculty Affairs (OFA) at Chapman University is specifically designed to provide communication and assistance to faculty from the moment of hire to the final farewell. The OFA supports faculty in a variety of areas, which include:

  • Policy Clarity
  • Critical Year, Tenure and/or Promotion Evaluation Process
  • Faculty Annual Report Process
  • Peer and Administrative Evaluation Coordination
  • Workshops and Training
  • Faculty Pay and Contracts
  • New Faculty Hiring Process
  • Faculty Records Management
  • Search and Evaluation Protocols
  • Faculty Governance Support

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Critical Year, Tenure & Promotion Evaluations

Workshops occur in the fall and spring for faculty covering the promotion process at Chapman. They include: defining excellence, how to assemble a file as well as workshops on how to build an ePortfolio.

Faculty/Post Doc Hires & Courtesy Appointment Processes

To learn more about bringing a faculty guest to campus, the faculty search process and post doc hires visit the Faculty Affairs Documents via Sharepoint or go directly to the Post Doc and Courtesy Hires document (PDF).

Marvin W. Meyer Faculty Athenaeum

Lunches are served daily for current faculty, Emeriti professors, full-time librarians, senior administration, Trustees, Governors and their guests.

Unfortunately, the Faculty Lunch Service and coffee service will be closed until further notice.  Wishing you and your families to stay safe and healthy.

Marvin W. Meyer Faculty Athenaeum Facebook page is up and running.  You will be able to receive real-time information regarding menu and events.  Please see Heidi in the Athenaeum for further details. 

Soda Service - Closed until further notice

Use of the room and microwave will still be available.

Please bring in your I.D. card for a faster check-in.

How are we doing? Please give us feedback on your Athenaeum experience.

Resources for J-1 Scholars

Learn more about services and resources specifically for J-1 (International) Scholars coming to Chapman.
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Contact the Office of Faculty Affairs


Office of Faculty Affairs

Eileen Besner, Director

Faculty Affairs

Justin Ringor, Manager

Angel Crockett, Coordinator

Faculty Timekeeping

Ashley Buckley, Department Assistant

International Scholar Services

Susan Sams, Manager

Marvin W. Meyer Faculty Athenaeum

Heidi Lasky, Coordinator

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We Are Here to Assist You


Faculty members are welcome to review their academic files or request clarification of the Faculty Manual and/or academic policies in the OFA. We can also assist with general questions and connecting you to available resources on campus to better assist you. We are located in Memorial Hall 212.