Academic Policies and Governance

The Office of Academic Policies and Governance advises the Provost on faculty-focused initiatives, as well as academic policies and procedures. It is responsible for clarifying policies and processes related to faculty rights and responsibilities in accordance with the NYU Faculty Handbook and respective NYUAD guidelines, as well as providing a liaison to faculty governance bodies and committees.

It also facilitates the development and implementation of initiatives supporting faculty opportunities and connectivity in NYU’s global network in full consultation with the relevant deans and program heads.

Martin Klimke

Vice Provost, Academic Policies and Governance

As Vice Provost of Academic Policies and Governance, Martin Klimke is charged with oversight of the revision and implementation of academic policies and procedures related to faculty relations and governance at NYU Abu Dhabi. As liaison to the faculty, the university’s leadership, and all other stakeholders, his oversight and expertise ensure that all stakeholders are consulted and the principles of shared governance are upheld.

Martin studied at the University of Göttingen, Amherst College, and the University of Heidelberg and taught at the University of Heidelberg, Georgetown University, Rutgers University, and Meiji University, Tokyo, before joining NYU Abu Dhabi.

He is an associated faculty member in the Department of History at NYU New York and an associated researcher at the Heidelberg Center for American Studies at the University of Heidelberg as well as in Transatlantic Cultural History at the University of Augsburg, Germany.

At NYUAD, Martin has served as the Program Head for History, Chair of the Faculty Council Steering Committee, Senator, Associate Dean of Humanities, as well as Co-Chair of the university-wide Faculty Advisory Committee on NYU’s Global Network.

Key People

Lorena Hernandez

Assistant Director, Academic Policies and Governance