The Office of the Faculty Advancement partners with the college's human resources team and faculty rostered within the CEAS throughout their careers so that they can thrive in their roles as educators, researchers, and people with various responsibilities within and beyond our college and the University of Colorado.

We support faculty in the following ways: 

  • Conducts annual salary equity assessments and provides data to the dean and the department chairs for them to act upon

  • Liaises with the Office of Faculty Affairs to ensure the accurate application of campus and university personnel policies
  • Provides expert opinions regarding CEAS comprehensive review, promotion, and tenure rules and processes
  • Ensures that the FLRC deliberations are conducted in an equitable fashion

  • Hosts CEAS New Faculty Orientation
  • Identifies and shares information about professional development opportunities
  • Facilitates networking opportunities with faculty across campus
  • Supports faculty promotion and tenure recognition events

  • Ensures accuracy of the annual faculty census
  • Maintains faculty applicant pool and recruitment data  

  • Meets with individual faculty members who have concerns regarding their equitable treatment
  • Supports the development or revision of faculty governance systems within the CEAS 
  • Manages recognition events for faculty promotion and tenure milestones 

Office Directory:

Fernando Rosario-Ortiz, Associate Dean of Faculty Advancement [July 2021 – June 2025]
Robyn Sandekian, Director of Faculty Advancement
Laura Vaznelis Ward, HR Coordinator