Resources for faculty

The provost's office offers many resources for VCU faculty to use in the classroom and beyond. Use this section to find resources and links to important university information. Additional resources are available to faculty members from their department or academic unit. 

Faculty support offices

  • VCU Online for Faculty
    A team of educators with skills in instructional design, development and technology
  • Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence
    The CTLE supports faculty in effective, inclusive teaching, scholarship and creative arts, career planning and mentoring, and balance and well-being.
  • Office of Research and Innovation
    Enables university scholars to effectively compete for research funding, responsibly conduct research and learn more about policies for research
  • Ombudsperson
    An independent and confidential dispute resolution practitioner for faculty, university academic professionals, postdoctoral trainees and students

Professional and career development 

Teaching and research 


  • Community Engagement
    Offers a variety of training, development, grants and resources to help faculty enhance their teaching, research and service
  • Service-Learning
    Intentional teaching strategies that engage students in organized service activities and guided reflection

Diversity and inclusion

  • Black Education Association
    A community of scholars committed to advancing institutional equity and diversity through education, research and administrative efforts
  • Inclusive Excellence
    Promotes and fosters a climate of equity, diversity and inclusiveness at the university
  • Inclusive classroom and teaching
    Recent news, updates and resources to provide inclusive teaching resources for faculty
  • Recruitment Inclusive Champion (RIC)
    Helps to strengthen VCU’s faculty recruitment efforts by building a cohort of knowledgeable champions from units across the university
  • VCU Globe
    A global education living-learning program. Offers opportunities for faculty members to take an active part through VCU Globe Faculty Fellows program

Additional resources

  • Faculty benefits
    Information on benefits provided for full-time, part-time and adjunct faculty
  • Faculty Club
    A monthly opportunity for faculty members from both campuses to connect in an informal setting. 
  • Faculty Handbook
    A collection of policies and procedures for VCU faculty members
  • Inside HR
    The Faculty HR section of Inside HR is designed to serve as a resource for VCU human resources professionals/associates in processing faculty appointments and changes in status.