Faculty Excellence


Faculty Excellence leads university-wide initiatives and programs that strengthen faculty support, encourage interdisciplinary collaboration and inspire faculty excellence to advance research, teaching and scholarship.


Vice Provost for Faculty Excellence:

The Vice Provost for Faculty Excellence leads university-wide initiatives and programs that strengthen faculty support, encourage interdisciplinary collaboration and inspire faculty excellence to advance UCF’s mission of research, teaching and scholarship. This position is charged with developing academic leadership and mentoring programs for faculty at every level and innovation in faculty recruitment and retention, to include hiring programs that encourage diversity reflective of our student body and community, as well as programs of targeted opportunity. The Vice Provost for Faculty Excellence is Academic Affairs’ liaison to the Faculty Senate, the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Programs and the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, and oversees the Center for Success of Women Faculty, promotion and tenure policies, faculty relations and contract management.

Jana L. Jasinski, Ph.D.
Interim Vice Provost for Faculty Excellence

Faculty Excellence’s responsibilities include: