Faculty Affairs for School of Arts & Sciences

The Office of Faculty Affairs oversees various aspects of administration pertaining to faculty for over 650 full-time and part-time faculty in the School of Arts and Sciences and the School for the Museum of Fine Arts. Major office functions include: faculty recruitment and hiring, appointments, compensation, faculty unions, reappointment, reviews, leaves, sabbaticals, and retirement.

Please contact the Faculty Affairs Office (at the contact info below or at asfacultyaffairs@tufts.edu) regarding any questions or issues relating to:

  • Faculty Compensation
    -Merit, Equity Adjustments, Payroll, Salary Affecting Leaves, Supplemental Pay
  • Faculty Unions
    -Questions regarding the Collective Bargaining Agreements for the Full- and Part-time Lecturers
  • Faculty Reviews
    -Timing and process
  • Faculty Hiring and Recruitment and Onboarding
  • Faculty Benefits
    -Basic benefits inquiries, Benefits while on Leave
  • Faculty Contracts / Appointments
    -Terms, Renewals, Review Year Confirmation
  • Faculty Eligibility for Leave
    -Non-Academic: Parental (Maternity, Paternity, Adoption, Foster Care), Medical, Family Illness, Personal and Military Leave
    -Academic: Sabbatical, Junior Faculty Leave, Supported Research Leave, Chairs Leave
  • Retirement


Contact Us

Melissa Kelly

Director of Faculty Affairs & Academic Labor Relations Officer

(617) 627-3708

Nicole Cunningham

Faculty Affairs Officer, School of Arts & Sciences

(617) 627-3092