The Office of the Dean of Faculty is responsible for maintaining the academic life of the college through the hiring, reviewing, and reappointing of the faculty. The Dean of Faculty also oversees the main academic departments and the Library and Information & Technology Services (LITS) office.
The Dean of Faculty's office supports faculty development in multiple ways. It works with departments to manage the integration of new faculty to the college. The office also coordinates intramural funding, and supports the development and submission of extramural funding grant applications. Faculty seminars and faculty-led initiatives intended to support curricular innovation or professional academic development are supported by the Dean of Faculty. The office also maintains key initiatives to help faculty have career flexibility and achieve a more sustainable work/life balance.