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Department: The Faculty Center for Innovative Teaching & Professional Development

Overview: The Faculty Center is a key resource within the Office of Academic Affairs that promotes and provides various professional development opportunities to all faculty. The center offers workshops, consultations and mentoring that support faculty development especially in the area of tenure and promotion, as well as post-tenure including professional leadership development.

Department Contact: James Stenerson / Joe Seijo

Department: The Office of the Provost

Welcome to the Information for Faculty page! This page is designed to help guide new and current faculty to the appropriate websites, guidebooks, and resource guides. Be sure to visit this page regularly throughout the year for any updated information.

Department Contact: Patti Boustany

Department: Information Technology Services

Overview: Information Technology support at Pace is provided by a central IT unit, Information Technology Services (ITS), in collaboration with IT services in campus units and schools. ITS delivers computing services to support mission critical teaching, learning, research and administrative endeavors of the University community, as well as the technology and infrastructure services for academic, research, administrative computing, and the university's telecommunications, networking services and information security.

Department: Help Desk / / (914) 773-3333

Department: The Office of Academic Technologies

Overview: Academic Technology is a direct connection between the ITS department and the Pace academic community. Academic Technology staff explores, evaluates and implements various instructional technologies that are in line with faculty’s pedagogical practices and with the University’s Strategic Plan. The department facilitates Distributed Learning Initiatives (DLIs) including multiple types of technologies that support online, blended, and f2f teaching and learning.Learning management systems, web conferencing, lecture capture software and electronic portfolios are key areas of focus.

Department Contact: / John Blackwell

Department: Blackboard Support

Overview: The Blackboard Learning System is a virtual learning environment and course management system. Its main purposes are to add online elements to courses traditionally delivered face-to-face and to develop completely online courses with few or no face-to-face meetings.

Department Contact: / John Blackwell

Department: Pace University Library

Overview: The Pace University Library is an exciting place for scholarship, community, collaboration, and research. We are an information hub and a campus crossroads for the academic and social activities that take place on our campuses. The Pace Library system is comprised of the Birnbaum Library on the NYC campus, the Mortola Library in Pleasantville and the Law Library in White Plains. Please contact your home campus Library to get your Pace Library Card. Contact information is available on the Library website and on the Faculty Resources Guide. Additional resources and services for faculty are also outlined on the Faculty Resources Guide, so please take some time to explore all the sections of that Guide, and if you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact a librarian. We are here to help.

Department Contact: Staff Listing

Department: Human Resources

Overview: We have created the site to provide you with information about the University's competitive benefits, our learning and professional development offerings, workplace policies, and other important HR initiatives. In addition, we host a special announcement section that features up-to-date HR News.

Department Contact: Staff Listing / (914) 923-2730

Department: The Division for Student Success

Overview: The Division for Student Success strives to ensure a smooth transition for undergraduate students while connecting them with innovative University services that foster a transformative student experience, resulting in high levels of student engagement, success and retention from Orientation through Commencement. This includes first-year experience programs; academic advising (including for those who are undecided about a major); Convocation; undergraduate student-faculty research; tutoring; academic coaching; mentoring initiatives; Women’s Empowerment Network; prestigious scholarship and fellowship opportunities; peer leadership; Challenge to Achievement at Pace (CAP) Program; sophomore engagement; and much more! Additionally, for students who are not sure where to turn for support or assistance of any kind, including any challenging academic, social and financial issues, our division is here to help!

Department Contact: Sue Maxam / (914) 773-3849 / (212) 346-1208

Department: The Counseling Center

Overview: The Counseling Center staff values the diversity of the Pace University community. We strive to create a safe, affirming, respectful, accepting and welcoming environment that embraces all forms of diversity: age, race, ethnicity, language, national origin, sex, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, religious affiliation, physical and mental ability, and socioeconomic status. We also see our mission as extending beyond the walls of our offices in order to promote and support a growth producing environment in the Pace community as a whole. Our goal and commitment is for all of our work to reflect the acceptance and inclusion of every person and embrace difference in our diverse campus environment.

Department Contact: NYC Staff / PLV Staff

Department: The Office of Disability Services

Overview: The University's commitment to equal educational opportunities for students with disabilities includes providing reasonable accommodations for the needs of students with disabilities. To request a reasonable accommodation for a qualified disability a student with a disability must self-identify and register with the Office of Disability Services for his or her campus. No one, including faculty, is authorized to evaluate the need for or grant a request for an accommodation except the Office of Disability Services. Moreover, no one, including faculty, is authorized to contact the Office of Disability Services on behalf of a student.

Department Contact: NYC Staff / PLV Staff

Department: Starfish

Overview: Starfish is a University-wide student success platform, which was carefully selected by a team at Pace University. Starfish provides us with a centralized place to communicate, share and record pertinent information as we work with our students throughout their studies at Pace. Starfish is a collaborative tool that connects students with Faculty, Advisors and Student Support Services enabling us to communicate important information is real time to encourage their action and direct them to appropriate University resources for assistance.

Department Contact: Jermain Smith / Jennifer Talbot

Department: The Wilson Center for Social Entrepreneurship

Overview: The Helene & Grant Wilson Center for Social Entrepreneurship was established in 2005 to serve the nonprofit community and Pace University. Faculty opportunities for research and collaboration include our Wilson Center Faculty Fellowship. Open to all Pace faculty, the Wilson Center funds four fellows each year. Fellows serve a 1-year term where they will work on specific projects (case studies and academic research are strongly preferred, interdisciplinary work is encouraged) that support the Center's mission and goals. In return, scholars will receive a $5,000 award paid in two installments. In addition, as a resource to your classes during the spring and fall semesters, our Associate Director, Archana Shah is available to present modules that can be “tailored” as needed to suit your specific class topics. These modules briefly review and define the concept of social entrepreneurship - the process of pursuing innovative, sustainable and scalable solutions to social problems - drawing upon thinking in both the business and nonprofit worlds.

Department Contact: Archana Shah

Resource: Academic Integrity Code (PDF)

Pace University's Academic Integrity Code provides course instructors with the following:
  • Guidelines for following the Academic Integrity Code policy when infractions occur
  • Best practices for handling cases of academic misconduct
  • Steps instructors can take to prevent cheating and plagiarism in their courses
  • An opportunity to ask questions about the Academic Integrity Code policy

Resource Contact: Lisa Farber / Maryellen Martirano