The Office of the Provost works to connect faculty with resources and information to support their own personal and professional growth. Whether you are looking for classroom teaching support, information on faculty governance, or are thinking about retirement, we hope that you will browse these pages and find what you are seeking.
The Office of the Provost offers career development, leadership, communications, and wellness programming, as well as speaker funding and travel grants.
The Office of the Provost administers funding for professional development, conference travel, speakers. Access these grants and others available through Northwestern.Northwestern provides generous work-life policies, family support programs and benefits, and personal well-being assistance through the Faculty Wellness Program, all designed to enable faculty to support faculty excellence, career satisfaction, and well-being.
Learn about the faculty governance structure and access the Faculty Handbook.
The Office for Research is one of many units across campus which help faculty facilitate and fund their research, including the Libraries, information technology, and many others.
Learn more about academic resources for students, including advising and undergraduate research; resources for the classroom, from class materials to the on-line course management system (CANVAS); and resources for assisting students.
Find information on the Provost Office’s New Faculty Welcome program and an on-boarding checklist to begin your transition to Northwestern.
Make connections to faculty and others at Northwestern through faculty organizations and opportunities to network with colleagues.
Prepare for retirement, and learn about special services provided by the University and the Northwestern Emeriti Organization.
Learn about faculty categories, including tenure-track faculty, long-term instructional/clinical faculty, research faculty and librarian faculty.
The Faculty Pandemic Response Workgroup was convened in March 2021 to understand the long-term impacts of COVID-19 on faculty and to recommend strategies to mitigate the impacts and disruption of the pandemic.