U-M ADVANCE works to improve faculty diversity through hiring

In this news item, the University of Michigan describes the STRIDE Committee (‘Strategies and Tactics for Recruiting to Improve Diversity and Excellence’) which is an initiative to provide information, advice and workshops on practices that will likely maximize the chances of diverse, well-qualified candidates being identified and selected for faculty positions.

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.

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.

Staying with the Trouble: Designing a values-enacted academy

The College of Arts & Letters Dean’s office at Michigan State University set out plans to introduce holistic assessment criteria for recognizing and rewarding contributions by staff during their careers.

Spring 2022 Memorandum

This memorandum by Michigan State University contains the philosophy of tenure at this institution and the guiding principles for faculty tenure and promotion.

Assessment of Community-Engaged Scholarship

This document from University of Minnesota- Twin Cities gives a description of the criteria involved in the assessment of community-engaged scholarship. Such criteria are categorized into eight factions.