Stephanie G. Adams will be taking on a newly-created role in the University of Arkansas’s provost office as the director of faculty development.
In this role, Adams will be advancing university efforts by designing programs geared toward faculty development, as well as providing outreach and communications for faculty members and heading up strategic planning for faculty members. She will also help develop a continuous professional development model for faculty members.
Adams will report to vice provost for faculty affairs Kathy Sloan.
“Dr. Stephanie Adams joins the Office of Faculty Affairs with significant experience in program development and faculty engagement,” Sloan said in a statement. “She joins myself and Eva Cordero, director of academic HR, to innovate and deliver a new suite of professional development opportunities to promote faculty success. I am thrilled to have Dr. Adams join our team.”
Previously, Adams served as the associate director of academic engagement in the University of Arkansas’ University Housing department. She has served in multiple roles at the University of Arkansas since 2007, including as a University Perspectives instructor and as a student services coordinator in the College of Engineering.
She earned a business administration degree with a minor in communications form Baldwin-Wallace College, as well as a master’s degree in adult learning and development from Cleveland State University. Adams holds a doctorate in higher education administration from the University of Arkansas.