The Office of the Dean of Faculty offers generous support for faculty to further their scholarly and creative work and to achieve their pedagogical goals.

Academic Freedom and Freedom of Expression at Hamilton

Hamilton College commits to the protection of the pillars of academic freedom: scholars’ and creative artists’ freedom to carry out research and creative work according to their own lights and then to publish, perform, and exhibit their work without undue infringement.

Faculty Development Awards

See details about awards and grants supported by the Dean of Faculty Office for course and career development.

Information for Department Chairs

View resources for department chairs, including: the Chair Guidebook, Information for New Department Chairs, Annual Review Process and Recruiting.

Information for New Faculty

Each year, approximately 30 newcomers join the faculty. We've compiled a guide for new faculty members that contains everything from how to access class lists and submit grades to advising resources and academic support services for students, to teaching and research support for faculty.

Information for Retired or Retiring Faculty

The Dean of Faculty is prepared to assist as faculty members make the transition from distinguished careers as teachers, scholars, mentors, and academic leaders.

Research Support

Find out about faculty grant and research opportunities and access forms, guidelines and resources.

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