Within the Division of Academic Affairs, Faculty Affairs is the central location for all faculty-related programs, policies, and procedures. This includes support to academic personnel regarding implementation of the Faculty (Unit 3) and Academic Student Employee (Unit 11) Collective Bargaining Agreements.

Faculty Affairs manages various personnel processes including: faculty retention, tenure, and promotion; faculty grievance/arbitration; sabbatical/difference-in-pay leaves; and compensation programs such as the Faculty Early Retirement Program. Faculty Affairs provides support for faculty recruitment, faculty orientation, and other related faculty personnel functions. Faculty Affairs acts as custodian for official personnel files.

Our Vision Statement

Our faculty success ensures our student success which supports our communities’ success.

Our Mission Statement

The Office of Faculty Affairs is committed to providing culturally sensitive personnel services supporting the professional development of faculty, who in turn are essential to ensure attainment of CSUCI student academic success.

Core Values

  • Truth – Honesty and transparency of goals, strategies and decisions relating to Faculty Affairs and faculty-related policies, programs and procedures.
  • Confidentiality – Obligation and commitment to protect sensitive information, security of faculty personnel files, and all faculty-related information that Faculty Affairs is privy to.
  • Service – Assistance and support to faculty and staff. Delivering quality work and service in compliance with policy and rules and meeting deadlines.
  • Respect – Professional conduct and consideration of others’ feelings, opinions, rights, or traditions.
  • Compassion – Service to all with dignity, empathy and equity.
  • Communication – Consistently deliver clear and accurate information in a timely manner.

Faculty Affairs 2019-2024 Strategic Plan

Strategic Goal #1: Continue to advance faculty diversity
Strategic Goal #2: Provide stellar service that is culturally sensitive to all
Strategic Goal #3: Digitization of core processes (ePAF)
Strategic Goal #4: Update Faculty Affairs knowledge base for accessibility of information
Strategic Goal #5: Support faculty in RTP, as well as with concerns and grievances

Meet Our Staff

William DeGraffenreid

Interim Associate Vice President of Faculty Affairs

Bell Tower West 2168


Donna Vea Flores

Director of Faculty Affairs

Bell Tower West 2176


Alex Garza

Confidential Administrative Specialist

Bell Tower West 2181


Justin Yu

Academic Personnel Analyst

Bell Tower West 2115


Shannon Fitzpatrick

Academic Support Coordinator

Bell Tower West 2115


Manami Gutierrez

Academic Personnel Specialist

Bell Tower West 2158


About Us

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


Faculty Affairs is located on the second floor of Bell Tower West, (Ventura Street, across from Arroyo Hall) on the campus of CSU Channel Islands.

Contact Us

General Office Email


Online Faculty Application Help Hotline


Confidential Office Fax


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