Academic Affairs

The School of Public Health has 130 full-time faculty and instructors, as well as many affiliated faculty members who advance the mission of the school and help forge tomorrow’s public health leaders.

The Office of Academic Affairs offers a range of services for faculty, including workshops, gatherings, and other opportunities, to advance their success.

Principal areas of support include:

  • New appointments and onboarding
  • Promotion
  • Tenure
  • Leaves
  • Sabbaticals
  • Professional development

The office coordinates the Appointment, Promotion, and Tenure (APT) Committee. It also holds regularly scheduled meetings for assistant professors and associate professors to address germane topics, build collegiality, and foster collaborative work.

Resources for faculty:

Academic Affairs Team

Beth Virnig

Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Research

612-624-4426
virni001@umn.edu

Stefannie Thompson

Academic Affairs Administration

612-626-1428
stef@umn.edu

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