Faculty Resources


Full-time academic employees at the rank of Instructor (or equivalent) or above, who have completed six years of service without having received leave with pay, may petition for sabbatical leave for study and research, the object of which is to enable them to increase their professional efficiency and usefulness to the University.

Faculty Sabbatical Report

Upon return to the University following sabbatical leave, faculty complete a report on accomplishments during their sabbatical leave. The Faculty Sabbatical Report is a compilation of sabbatical summaries from the 2017-2018 school year. View the Faculty Sabbatical Report. 

Elements & Discovery

Elements & Discovery serves as a faculty expertise portal for each faculty member’s teaching, research, scholarly and creative works, and service activities. While Discovery will provide an interface for faculty discovery and integration which allows collaborators to connect with faculty. Faculty members are encouraged to update and maintain their public and searchable profiles. 

Workday Training

Workday is LSU’s administrative system for financial, payroll and human resources processes. From this site you will find a variety of resources and frequent updates.

Faculty Technology Center

The Faculty Technology Center (FTC) provides IT support, consultations, and innovative solutions to faculty and graduate teaching assistants tailored to their individual teaching, research, and operational needs. Services include workshops and webinars, customized workshops by request, one-on-one consultations, virtual assistance, and events.

Summer Leadership Institute

The Summer Leadership Institute is offered to academic administrators and is designed specifically for academic department chairs and associate deans. The goal is to serve as an opportunity to provide administrators with useful tools for the upcoming academic year and to provide updates on policies and procedures.

Seach Committee Guidebook

This Guidebook has been assembled as a resource to academic units for the faculty hiring process. Throughout, attention has been focused on detailing the process such that campus protocols are followed, and the intended outcome of increasing the number of highly qualified diverse faculty can be realized.

Search Committee Guidebook

Search Committee Contact Sheet Template (excel)

Required Faculty Search Committee Trainings - Fall 2021

Sample Syllabus Statements

A comprehensive course syllabus statement listing has been created for faculty so that they can incorporate these statements in their course syllabi. Click here to view the comprehensive list. 

Annual Review Process Office Hours

To assist department chairs and faculty members in the annual review process, our office will host office hours during the spring 2022 semester.