Strategies and tactics for recruiting to improve diversity and excellence (STRIDE)

This presentation from the Strategies and Tactics for Recruiting to Improve Diversity and Excellence (STRIDE) Committee at the University of Michigan describes the approach UMich has taken to maximize the chances of diverse, well-qualified candidates being identified and selected for faculty positions. It details the evolution of the policy, recommended practices and some outcomes observed over the years.

Handbook for faculty searches and promotion

This Handbook for Faculty Searches and Hiring from the University of Michigan provides guidelines for a comprehensive new faculty search and hiring process, with particular attention paid to concrete actions that can meet the University’s need for excellence with its desire for inclusiveness.

Modification of Promotion, Tenure, and Merit Review

This modification of guidelines at Indiana-Purdue University added a DEI-focused case to the existing “balanced case” framework to better recognize and reward faculty efforts to increase diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Guidelines for Preparing and Reviewing Promotion and Tenure Dossiers

Indiana University has created guidelines for promotion and tenure dossiers. This guide outlines many different parameters for the preparation of promotion and/or tenure including a wide variety of criteria to assist in these deliberations.

IUPUI Promotion and Tenure Guidelines

This document outlines updated criteria to assess staff contributions in the area of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) and open access, introduced to better reward these efforts in promotion, tenure-track and merit assessments at Indiana University. It also mentions such qualities like interrelated activities and accomplishments; independence, innovation, and initiative; teamwork, as areas to be considered in these evaluations.

UCalgary signing the Scarborough Charter to address anti-Black racism and foster Black inclusion

In November 2021, University of Calgary signed the Scarborough Charter on Anti-Black Racism and Black Inclusion. This resource describes UCalgary’s committment to combatting racial biases and systemic racism by recognizing the research excellence of Black faculty and students, and instituting an Equitable and Inclusive Hiring Guide, among a number of other goals and initiatives.

Recruiting for Excellence

This packet from University of Zurich provides information on fair assessment of job candidates and how to recognize and avoid biases, specifically gender bias, during the hiring process.