The vice-provost, faculty relations provides leadership for faculty relations and support at the University of Saskatchewan. The vice-provost works in partnership with the provost and other members of the university's leadership to support strategic directions and ensure successful completion of the integrated plan. Service as a member of the provost's committee on integrated planning (PCIP) is a particularly important role played by the vice-provost. The role enhances the work of the provost and vice-president academic and his office in the areas important to: recruitment, retention and career development for faculty; collegial relations including faculty and administrative appointments; support of negotiations with the Faculty Association as well as management and support for the smooth functioning of collegial processes. The vice-provost leads the president's review committee in its work regarding special remuneration for university faculty members. The vice-provost faculty relations also leads the university review committee in its work in the tenure and promotion appeals process.