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Institution Profile: University of Michigan

LocationUnited States of America
Type of InstitutionComprehensive University or equivalent
Academic DisciplinesDiscipline non-specified

• The Science and Technology Recruiting to Improve Diversity and Excellence (STRIDE) committee at the University of Michigan provides information and advice on practices that will likely maximize the chances of diverse, well-qualified candidates being identified and selected for faculty positions.
• The STRIDE committee gives workshop and training to faculty on discrimination and unconscious bias and uses a candidate evaluation tool at all stages of screening and assessment of candidates to ensure consistent and objective application of criteria and transparent decision making processes.
• As well as focusing on recruitment, STRIDE also advises within the University on retention of candidates once hired.

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University of Michigan
United States of America (Comprehensive University or equivalent)
Topics:
Equity and inclusion
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Handbook for faculty searches and promotion 9

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.
University of Michigan
United States of America (Comprehensive University or equivalent)
Topics:
Equity and inclusion
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Strategies and tactics for recruiting to improve diversity and excellence (STRIDE) 10

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.
University of Michigan
United States of America (Comprehensive University or equivalent)
Topics:
Equity and inclusion
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