The vice provost for faculty affairs and diversity (VPFAD) works to build an inclusive, dynamic faculty community by supporting the professional development, thriving, and success of all Danforth Campus faculty. The VPFAD fosters the development of policies, practices, and programs that enhance faculty excellence, equity and success. The VPFAD also collaborates with Danforth Campus schools on their faculty-focused inclusive excellence goals.  The VPFAD works closely with other stakeholders at the university, including The Center for Teaching and Learning, the Center for Diversity and Inclusion, the Academy for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, and the Medical School.

Kia Caldwell, vice provost for faculty affairs and diversity, Professor of African & African-American Studies and the Dean’s Distinguished Professorial Scholar in Arts & Sciences

“Kia has a history of demonstrated leadership in faculty development and diversity, equity and inclusion and is passionate about making sure that faculty of all backgrounds can flourish.”

Provost Beverly Wendland