Faculty Affairs

Faculty Affairs

COVID-19 Pandemic Impact on TPR and Faculty Evaluations

The Provost’s Office assures faculty that their huge pivot to online learning during these challenging times is understood as difficult and straining. University leadership is working hard to find ways to recognize and document how COVID-19-related directives shape capabilities for these efforts while juggling multiple professional and personal responsibilities. For more information, please visit the Faculty Affairs and COVID-19 webpage. 

What is Clemson Faculty Affairs?

The success of our University is closely connected to the remarkable quality of its faculty. Our office provides comprehensive support for Clemson faculty during all stages of their academic career in the areas of teaching, research, personnel matters, professional development, and service endeavors. 

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Subscribe to Clemson Faculty Affairs' email list and canvas workgroup to stay up to date on important news and initiatives. 


Faculty Professional Development Opportunities

Friday Faculty Forum

All faculty, but especially first year and brand new Clemson faculty, are warmly invited to participate in a new professional development opportunity sponsored by the Office of the Provost: Friday Faculty Forum Series. This monthly meeting will convene on the first Friday of every month from 9-10 a.m. (excluding January). Faculty will meet for a virtual Zoom coffee session to hear brief presentations about Clemson units as well as professional and career development topics. The remainder of the time will be an open Q&A chat with faculty and Amy Lawton-Rauh, associate provost for faculty affairs. 

Join Zoom Meeting


Meeting ID: 980 7583 1189


* NOTE: Due to scheduling conflicts, the March 5, 2021 Friday Faculty Forum has been cancelled. The topic will be incorporated into upcoming Faculty Forums.

Faculty Recruitment

The Provost Office supports the recruitment and hiring of outstanding faculty members and senior administrators.

Promotion, Tenure and Faculty Evaluation

The Provost Office oversees the designation of emeritus status and the approval of research leaves, and assists in the resolution of faculty grievances.


The Sabbatical Leave program provides an opportunity for Clemson University faculty to continue their professional development.

Recognition and Awards

The University recognizes significant contributions by faculty members through a variety of awards.

Leadership Development

The Provost Office supports the ongoing development of academic leaders at Clemson University.

Policies Affecting Faculty

The Provost Office provides resources to aid faculty with the information and forms needed to support them in their instruction, research, and development.

Work/Life Policies

The University has developed policies to assist faculty with the challenges of balancing professional and personal life.