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
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Melissa Kelly

Associate Director of Faculty Affairs, School of Arts & Sciences

(617) 627-3708
melissa.kelly@tufts.edu

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Maria Tripodi

Faculty Affairs Officer, School of Arts & Sciences

(617) 627-3092
maria.tripodi@tufts.edu