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Faculty Support

Resources to help our faculty be ever better

A primary goal of the Office of the Provost is to provide guidance and support for our faculty and instructors. On this page, you’ll find a variety of links and resources, including career development tools and University-wide resources to help in your classroom and research endeavors.

Extensions to tenure due to COVID-19

On February 9, 2023, Provost David Figlio sent an update to all faculty outlining the latest status on tenure extensions due to COVID-19.

Given the prolonged nature of the COVID-19 pandemic, all tenure-eligible faculty whose contracts began on or before June 30, 2022, are eligible for this one-year tenure process extension.

We recognize that in rare circumstances the COVID-19 pandemic has had such an exceptional effect on a faculty member that an additional tenure process extension may be warranted.

Read the full update

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University of Rochester data

Our University Data page includes details from the Data Governance Council about working securely with data, as well as our Fact Book and Common Data Set with facts and figures that set the University apart.

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