The role of the Office of Academic Resource Planning and Analysis is to provide accurate, timely, high-quality analysis and support to decision-makers across the academic division.
The office connects the overall institutional strategy and the academic units to the multi-year planning, annual operating and capital budgets. It supports and oversees the implementation of these strategic initiatives while managing the multi-year plan, financial modeling and annual target-setting processes for the academic division.
To enhance decision-making support, the office develops a set of analytical resources, reports and methodologies across the academic division and conducts special financial analysis for academic leadership.
The Office of Academic Innovation and Effectiveness contributes to Quinnipiac University’s student-focused academic excellence and extraordinary student experiences by empowering students and faculty as learners, facilitating and supporting curricular innovation and academic strategic projects, and demonstrating the effectiveness of a Quinnipiac education by means of data analysis and dissemination. Units and programs that are associated with the Office of Academic Innovation and Effectiveness include Academic Assessment & Research, Academic Integrity, First-Year Seminar, Honors Program and the Learning Commons. The office’s responsibilities also include part-time faculty affairs and matters of academic accreditation, compliance and policies.
Led by the Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs Dr. Khalilah L. Brown-Dean, the Office of Faculty Affairs (OFA) is a cross-teams unit advancing learning, engagement and scholarship at Quinnipiac. Currently, OFA includes the Center for Teaching and Learning; Office of Research and Sponsored Programs; Central European Institute; Albert Schweitzer Institute; Arnold Bernhard Library; Frank H. Netter Medical Library; and Lynne L. Pantalena Law Library. The Office champions faculty scholarship, teaching and overall achievement by designing the New Faculty Academy; administering the sabbatical leave program; curating innovative curricular, co-curricular and experiential collaborations; overseeing the Review, Promotion and Tenure process; and leading investments in the full range of faculty success. Members of the team partner across the university in support of OFA’s mission to Empower, Elevate and Expand Faculty Excellence.
At the Office of Learning Design and Technology, we think creatively about educational journeys. Partnering with faculty experts, we craft learning experiences that resonate with today’s digital learners. Our comprehensive services include program strategy, course design, evidence-based and inclusive teaching strategies, and technology integration in online and face-to-face programs. In addition, we advocate for the infrastructure to create innovative and effective learning experiences across academic technology, reimagining learning spaces, and exploring the next frontier of emerging technology.
The Office of Lifelong Learning provides resources and programming in support of all learners throughout their lifetime. In practice, lifelong learning oversees Quinnipiac offerings in the areas of executive education, professional workforce development/corporate education, micro-credentialing, upskilling and pre-college youth experiences. The Office of Lifelong Learning evolves to meet the changing needs of society and Quinnipiac, and the scope of responsibilities continues to shift in alignment with university strategic goals.
The Office of Student Personal and Professional Development encompasses the Office of Career Development and Experiential Learning and the Student Social Emotional Learning University Working Group. The Office bolsters university-wide collaboration with the goal of providing the holistic delivery of key university functions and developmental opportunities that support students in their journey toward rewarding lives and careers. The Office works closely with faculty and school-based staff, The Learning Commons, the Center for Teaching and Learning, the Department of Global and Cultural Engagement and Student Affairs to strengthen intentional student touch-points and to encourage open communication to make it easier for students to seek help when they need it, and to make informed choices about their personal, academic and career options.
Since 2021, the Office has been working closely with Facilities and Capital Projects regarding the new South Quad project which will support student learning and social development while providing faculty state-of-the-art facilities for research, advanced pedagogy, and immersive learning approaches that model future careers for students. From pragmatic skill building including resume and interviewing workshops, to internships and career advising tailored to student goals, wellness and values, the Office of Student Personal and Professional Development supports the integration of all areas of student learning and success.