Faculty Affairs

About Us

Faculty Affairs in the College of Arts & Sciences facilitates work life and advancement throughout the faculty career path, including faculty searches, hires, and appointments; instructor career ladder, tenure, and promotion reviews; Visa applications; leaves of absence; MOUs, transfers of tenure homes, and counteroffers; Emeritus and Distinguished University Professor nominations; and resignations and retirements. With more than 700 full-time faculties in CAS, Faculty Affairs is a very busy office.

Below find contact information and areas of expertise for the Faculty Affairs personnel.

Toru Shimizu 
Associate Dean of Faculty Affairs and Professor of Psychology 
Location: CPR 107
Mailpoint: CPR 107
813.974.5911 FAX
Claudine Boniec
Faculty Services Administrator
Location: CPR 266
Mailpoint: CPR 107
813.974.5911 FAX
Contact Claudine for information on Tenure & Promotion; Mid-Tenure Review; Instructor Promotion; Professional Development Leave; Sabbatical Leave; Faculty Retirements and Resignations; Emeritus Nominations; Distinguished University Professor Nominations.
Jessica Lauteria
Faculty Recruiter
Location: CPR 268
Mailpoint: CPR 107
813.974.5911 FAX
Contact Jessica for information on CAS Faculty Searches; Letters of Offers (Ongoing & Visiting); Search Plans and EEO Reports; Targeted Recruitments; Courtesy Faculty Appointments; Affiliate Faculty Appointments; CAS Chair/Director Appointments (New, Renewals, Ending).
Michelle Maldonado
Administrative Specialist
Location: CPR 262
Mailpoint: CPR 107
813.974.5911 FAX

Contact Michelle for information on Archivum/FAIR's Annual Assignments and Evaluations; CAS Faculty Visa issues; Faculty Transcripts/SACSCOC Accreditation.


Aradia Vargas
Administrative Specialist
Location: CPR 260
Mailpoint: CPR 107
813.974.5911 FAX

Contact Aradia for information on Post-Tenure Review; Research Faculty Promotion; Adjunct Appointments; Faculty Leave of Absences.