Faculty Resources

Ombudsperson

Andrew Zydney
404 Chemical and Biomedical Engineering Bldg
814-863-7113
alz3@psu.edu

When contacting the ombudsperson via email, please don't share any details--simply request an appointment.

Useful Links for Tenure Line and Professional Track Faculty

Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs:  https://www.vpfa.psu.edu/

Resources Available:

  • Promotion and Tenure policies, administrative guidelines, and FAQs (updated each academic year)
  • Sabbatical Leave information
  • Faculty Handbook
  • Guidance on Assessment of Teaching Effectiveness

Activity Insight (Digital Measures):  https://activityinsight.psu.edu/

Resources Available:

College Activity Insight Representative

Sara Hackett, CoE HR Consultant
saw5180@psu.edu
AI-Support@psu.edu


Self-Report of Activity (SRA) and Faculty Evaluations


Sabbatical Leave Information and Application System


College of Engineering Guidelines


Promotion & Tenure Online Reviewing Platform (PTORP):

NOTE: Only Review Committees, Department Heads and the Dean will have access to this dossier reviewing platform.  https://app.ohr.psu.edu/promotion_tenure/


Corporate Engagement Center Resource Library

The resource library is intended to share information on resources, best practices, and topics that impact the work of Penn State faculty and staff members who engage with corporations. 

Visit the Corporate Engagement Center Resource Library.


Tenure Line Faculty

Calendars

Committees and Guidelines

Workshop and Panel Discussions

  • CoE P&T Workshop for Dept. Heads, Dept. P&T Committees, & Dept. Support Staff
    (Please communicate to those who are involved in the preparation and review of the dossier)

    Video Recording (from September 6, 2022)
    PDF of PowerPoint Slides (from September 6, 2022)

  • 2022-2023 P&T Candidates Panel Discussion
    (Please communicate to all new faculty in the tenure track as they should plan to attend this session)

    Video Recording (from September 8, 2022)


Professional Track Faculty

Calendars

Committees and Guidelines

Workshops and Panel Discussions

  • Panel Discussion for Professional Track Faculty members relative to the promotion process.

    Video Recording (from September 13, 2022)