On-Demand Webinar: Supporting Faculty Careers & Development

What’s next for supporting faculty careers and development?

As schools navigate the fall semester, what does the shift from student-focused decisions to assessing impact on faculty look like? Ultimately, what decisions need to be made now in anticipation for 2021? Hear from faculty affairs experts at leading colleges and universities, representing viewpoints from both private and public institutions.

In this free webinar, we discuss how new or existing technology can maintain essential faculty workflows and support career development, using Interfolio Review, Promotion, and Tenure and Lifecycle Management as examples. Additionally, our panelists share how their faculty processes were affected by the current pandemic.


Roger Bounds

Dr. Roger Bounds serves as Interim Dean for the College of Health and Human Services and Professor of Health at Northern Arizona University.

He recently served as Vice Provost for Academic Personnel and Department Chair for the department of Health Sciences.  Roger has been a member of the Northern Arizona University Health Sciences faculty since 2001. Prior to NAU, he taught full-time at Sam Houston State University in Texas. Roger earned his Ph.D. from Texas A&M University with an emphasis in Education for Allied Health Professionals.

Danielle Certa

Danielle Certa serves as the Assistant Director of Faculty Appointments for the Office of Faculty Affairs in the Office of the Provost at Vanderbilt University.

In her role as Assistant Director, Danielle provides expert analysis and guidance regarding faculty appointments, reappointments, and promotions; search processes; review processes; faculty data collection as it pertains to federal compliance requirements; as well as ensures compliance with university policies and procedures.

Elizabeth “Betsy” Hendrey

Dr. Elizabeth “Betsy” Hendrey serves as Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at Queens College of The City University of New York.

During her time as Provost, the College has increased enrollment; inaugurated the Transfer Honors Program; finalized an agreement with a Japanese university consortium to offer faculty development program to visiting science faculty; and participated in the American Council on Education (ACE) Internationalization Laboratory.

Hayley Spizz

Hayley Spizz serves as the Faculty Policies Administrator at Smith College.

She has worked at Smith College in the Office of the Provost/Dean of the Faculty since 2003. In her role as Faculty Policies Administrator, she promotes fairness and equity through ensuring consistent application of Smith faculty policies by faculty, staff and administration. Her areas of responsibility include reappointment, tenure, and promotion review processes; sabbaticals and leaves; and faculty development.

This webinar took place in October 2020.

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The Costs of Mismanaging Faculty Appointments and Journeys

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  • What faculty affairs offices don’t know (and cannot easily accomplish) about their faculty today
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