Faculty Titles for Participation in Faculty Governance

Only the specific titles included on the academic faculty and research faculty membership lists are considered members of the respective faculty group. Variations of these titles for administrative positions (e.g. assistant or associate dean, assistant or associate vice president, assistant or associate researcher, etc.) do not entitle the holder to membership of the faculty, unless the individual has academic or research faculty status independent of the administrative position.

  • Professor (Assistant, Associate, Full, Regents)
  • Professor of the Practice
  • Academic Professional (incl. Associate, Senior, Principal)
  • Archivist I, II, III, IV
  • Librarian I, II, III, IV
  • Lecturer (incl. Senior, Principal)
  • Instructor
  • President
  • Provost and Executive VP for Academic Affairs
  • Vice Provosts
  • Executive VP for Research
  • Executive VP for Administration & Finance (CFO)
  • Dean (Academic)
  • Dean of the Libraries
  • Vice President for Student Life and Dean of Students
  • School Chair
  • Registrar


Institute Administrative Officers with Voting Privileges in the Academic Faculty

  • Vice President of Student Life
  • Vice President for Institute Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
  • General Council and VP for Ethics and Compliance


  • Regents Researcher
  • Research Associate I, II, Senior, Principal
  • Research Engineer I, II, Senior, Principal
  • Research Scientist I, II, Senior, Principal
  • Research Technologist I, II, Senior, Principal
  • Extension Professional I, II, Senior, Principal
  • Director – Research (as used for GTRI Lab Directors)
  • President
  • Provost and Executive VP for Academic Affairs
  •  Executive VP for Administration & Finance (CFO)
  • Executive VP ‐ Research


Institute Administrative Officers with Voting Privileges in the Research Faculty
  • VP‐Research & GTRC/GTARC General Manager
  • Senior VP and Director of GTRI
  • VP and Director of Enterprise Innovation Institute
  • Director, Interdisciplinary Research Institute


OTHER ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICERS not designated as voting members of the Faculty
  • Senior Vice President for Strategic Initiatives/Chief of Staff
  • Chief Administrative Officer for Academics and Research
  • Senior Vice President, Administration & Finance
  • Assistant Vice President, A&F
  • Vice President, Information Technology/Chief Information Officer
  • Vice President, Facilities Management
  • Executive Director, Strategic Consulting
  • Vice President, Institute Communications
  • Vice President for Government and Community Relations
  • Vice President for Development
  • Director of Athletics
  • President, Alumni Association



Approval and Amendment history:

  • Approved by the Faculty Executive Board, May 20, 2014
  • Approved by the President, May 30, 2014
  • Amended for title changes August 11, 2015
  • Amended for title changes August 15, 2016
  • Amended for title changes September 24, 2019