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Faculty Advancement Associate Vice President

Joanna Brooks took up her position in Faculty Advancement in July 2015. She joined the SDSU faculty in 2006 as an Associate Professor of English and Comparative Literature. (read more..)

Tenure and Promotion Awards

Provost and Senior Vice President Chukuka S. Enwemeka recently announced faculty who were awarded Tenure and or Promotion effective at the beginning of the 2015-2016 academic year.


San Diego State University Office of Faculty Advancement

Located within the Office of the Provost, the Office of Faculty Advancement is the central clearinghouse for all faculty-related programs, policies, and procedures. The information contained on this website is intended to assist faculty as they move through the University from appointment to retirement. The forms, documents, and guidelines herein are self-explanatory. However, we encourage you to contact us at any time with your questions or concerns.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Office of Faculty Advancement is to provide a range of services and support to faculty, campus administrators, and staff on the implementation of campus policies and procdures for academic employees. We provide training and guidance on the Collective Bargaining Agreements for Unit 3 (faculty) and Unit 11 (Graduate Assistants, Teaching Associates, and Instructional Student Assistants). Our goal is to administer academic processes effectively and efficiently and to serve as a resource for faculty throughout their career at SDSU.

Contact our office

For a complete list of areas that Faculty Advancement oversees and the staff resources available to assist academic faculty, please click the "Contact our office" link above. Our general information is indicated below.

Manchester Hall Manchester Hall


Manchester Hall 3310
Office Hours: Mon - Fri 8:00am to 4:30pm
Telephone: (619) 594-6111
Fax: (619) 594-2254
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Office of Faculty Advancement
San Diego State University
5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182-8010