Faculty Affairs
503 Crouse-Hinds Hall

Photo of Associate Provost LaVonda ReedLaVonda N. Reed

LaVonda is Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs and Professor of Law. She is a senior leader in Academic Affairs charged with a wide range of matters relating to faculty across Syracuse University’s schools and colleges and plays a key role in faculty searches and appointments, new faculty orientation, promotion and tenure, research and administrative leaves, retirements, as well as faculty recognition, awards, and honors. Reed identifies opportunities designed to facilitate and support faculty success in academic life including professional development of Syracuse University’s faculty as well as support for and advancement of faculty research and teaching. Read more.


Photo: Executive assistant Christine KshynaChristine Kshyna

Christine is the Executive Assistant to the Associate Provost. She is responsible for oversight of day-to-day office operations, providing direction on processes as needed. She is also responsible for managing Faculty Affairs’ administrative processes including: faculty leaves, requests for tenure and promotion, tenure clock stops, faculty search requests, faculty full-time appointments, faculty retirements, and assisting with faculty development events and new faculty orientation.