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Duke faculty members.
September 28, 2020

Provost Sally Kornbluth and several faculty members discuss strategies for maintaining productivity and well-being during the pandemic. read more » about Duke Faculty Share Tips on Juggling Professional and Personal Priorities

OFA Statement.
June 8, 2020

We stand with the members of our black community. As educators and Duke community members, we all have an obligation to do our part to address injustices and inequities at Duke and in the wider community. read more » about Statement from the Office for Faculty Advancement

From left: Sherilynn Black, Sally Kornbluth, Scott Huettel, Adriane Lentz-Smith, Nimmi Ramanujam.​
May 4, 2020

In an online workshop led by Sherilynn Black, Duke’s provost and three faculty members shared their insights on adjusting expectations, receiving support and connecting in new ways. read more » about Duke Faculty Reexamine Their Roles as Scholars and Mentors in an Uncertain Time

Seed grantees.
April 27, 2020

The Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty Advancement has awarded seed grants to 11 faculty-led projects that pilot new ideas or expand initiatives to build an engaged and inclusive campus where all can grow and thrive. read more » about Eleven Faculty Development Projects Aim to Strengthen Networks and Build Inclusive Communities

Lamercie Saint Hilaire.
March 25, 2020

From bullying to bias, the Inclusion & Power Dynamics Series addresses tough topics to build an inclusive community of scholars. The workshops are supported by a Faculty Advancement Seed Grant. read more » about Confronting Power Dynamics in Academia

Faculty writing together.
March 20, 2020

Black faculty have created an effective structure to boost productivity and support each other’s scholarship, aided by a Faculty Advancement Seed Grant. Tyson Brown and Sarah Gaither lead the Writing and ReseArch Productivity (WRAP) Group for Underrepresented Faculty. read more » about A Community That Writes Together

Faculty members talking.
May 9, 2019

With a reception and the launch of a new website, Black Think Tank kicked off at Duke. It’s an effort supported by a Faculty Advancement Seed Grant that seeks to connect and promote black faculty of all ranks from all parts of the university. read more » about Junior Faculty, Students, Launch ‘Black Think Tank’

Abbas Benmamoun.
October 20, 2017

Benmamoun has met with faculty and administrators across the campus with a simple message but a complex task: To maintain and enhance excellence, Duke must continue to recruit, support and retain the best talent from the greatest variety of backgrounds. read more » about Seeking Faculty Excellence through Development and Diversity

Sherilynn Black.
October 13, 2017

“Sherilynn is a highly-respected scholar and a proven leader in the area of student and faculty advancement and inclusion,” said Abbas Benmamoun. “She is well known on our campus and around the country as a dedicated, effective and innovative leader and mentor.” read more » about Sherilynn Black Named New Associate Vice Provost for Faculty Advancement

Abbas Benmamoun.
February 28, 2017

Duke University has named Abbas Benmamoun vice provost for faculty advancement, a new position responsible for recruiting and retaining excellent and diverse faculty, Provost Sally Kornbluth announced. read more » about Duke Names Abbas Benmamoun Vice Provost for Faculty Advancement