Faculty Affairs

Maïté Brandt-Pearce

Headshot of Maïté Brandt-Pearce
Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs

Maïté Brandt-Pearce is Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs and Professor of Electrical Engineering. In the Provost’s Office, Brandt-Pearce is responsible for coordinating faculty recruitment and retention efforts university-wide. She also develops and implements faculty policies, oversees the promotion and tenure process at the University, directs faculty development programming, assists faculty in addressing dual career issues, and coordinates efforts to ensure diversity, inclusion, and equity.

Wage Authorization for the Academic Areas - 2024-25

This page provides guidelines for the employment of, as well as schedules for rates of pay for student wage employees, professional research staff, and faculty engaged in short-term and/or part-time work at the University of Virginia (within the academic division and/or health system). Individuals who prepare the wage actions for these employee types must do so in accordance with this authorization.


In 2022-2023, UVA Acts reached an audience of 791 participants through 13 micro-workshops (“appetizers” or “teasers”) and 31 full-length workshops, using both in-person and virtual modalities (Spring 2023 saw a major shift to almost all in-person bookings). While 13 of the full-length workshops were hosted by UVA Acts, as “public” university-wide programming, the remaining workshops and teasers were booked by UVA stakeholders:

Instructions for FY 2024 Hiring Plan Submissions

The hiring plan process asks each school to forecast their hiring needs for the upcoming faculty recruitment cycle. Faculty hiring plans will be reviewed and approved by the provost’s office on a rolling basis. All hiring plans should be submitted by October 31, 2023. While we anticipate the majority of salaried faculty positions will be included in the hiring plan, we recognize the need for an off-cycle hire may arise.

UVA Acts - Opportunities

There are many ways to get involved with UVA Acts. You can audition to be in an ensemble, attend a public performance, or book a performance for your colleagues. 

You can also sign up for our newsletter to be kept up-to-date on our latest projects and opportunities to be a part of the development process. We pilot all of our programs with small audiences before they launch, and we'd love for you to be a part of giving us feedback. Signing up for the newsletter will guarantee that you'll hear about opportunities like pilot performances and open rehearsals in the future.

Faculty Emeriti Reports

Photographs of the May 16, 2023 reception celebrating four years of faculty emeriti can be browsed here. All photos are free to download and keep or share.

The honorary rank of professor emeritus or associate professor emeritus may be conferred upon senior academic faculty at the time of their retirement from the University to honor extraordinary contributions over the course of their careers.