Community Psychology, Leadership, Faculty Development
Kimberly K. Eby
Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs & Development
Dr. Kim Eby joined the Mason community in 1996. A community psychologist by training, she has been a faculty member in the School of Integrative Studies, Women and Gender Studies, and Psychology. Her professional and scholarly interests include issues surrounding violence and gender, leadership, organizational development and change, and collaboration and community building across a variety of contexts. She has presented at national meetings and consulted with individual institutions on topics such as leading institutional change; learning space design; interdisciplinary collaboration; working with student and faculty diversity, equity, and inclusion; and other issues related to faculty, teaching and learning, and leadership development.
In 2002, Kim was awarded the George Mason University Teaching Excellence Award for her design, use, and assessment of innovative and high-impact teaching and learning practices. She subsequently served for nine years as the Director of the Center for Teaching and Faculty Excellence (CTFE, now Stearns Center for Teaching and Learning) and Associate Provost for Faculty Development where she provided programming, consultations, and professional development support to Mason faculty and graduate students, with an emphasis on teaching and learning.
In her current position of Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs and Development, Kim is responsible for all matters pertaining to Mason faculty’s professional well-being, development, and success, including providing support for faculty career development, recognizing faculty excellence, cultivating academic leadership, and implementing policies and practices that support faculty at Mason. She co-chairs or sits on multiple university committees, including the COACHE Faculty Engagement Leadership Team, the Term Faculty Committee, the Adjunct Faculty Committee, the Standing Committee on Faculty Roles and Rewards, and the Learning Environments Group.
Kim earned her M.A. and Ph.D. in Community Psychology from Michigan State University and her undergraduate degree in Psychology from Indiana University at Bloomington.