Faculty and Instructional Staff

Faculty Teaching

The Provost's Office provides faculty with numerous opportunities and resources for their development as scholars and as teachers. The Provost's Office:

  • publishes several handbooks (The Handbook for Instructional Staff [pdf] and the Handbook for Instructional Staff New to Swarthmore College [pdf]) that contain information about policies and procedures relevant to faculty work and life at the college;
  • coordinates faculty requests for sabbatical leave, medical/parental leave, faculty research support, and professional travel support;
  • coordinates faculty committees;
  • provides orientation to new instructional staff;
  • coordinates faculty lectures and lunch presentations through which instructional staff can share their work;
  • coordinates faculty rental housing.