As part of the Office of the Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Office of Faculty Affairs is directed by the Assistant Vice President for Faculty Affairs. This office is primarily responsible for managing policies and procedures related to faculty, overseeing faculty searches and hiring, handling faculty leaves, and coordinating faculty evaluations and reviews related to tenure, promotion and post-tenure review. This office is also responsible for providing training for faculty, administrators, and department chairs, and helping coordinate faculty development activities among several different units. Faculty records are maintained in the Office of Faculty Affairs in order to ensure compliance with various regulatory agencies.