Interfolio Reinvents Promotion and Tenure with World’s First Online Solution

Eighteen Months of Research Key to Dramatic Efficiency Gains WASHINGTON, D.C., April 21, 2014 — Interfolio, the leading provider of technological solutions and services for scholars, today launched the world’s first online platform for promotion and tenure committees. The platform—ByCommittee Promotion and Tenure (P&T)—raises the efficiency, transparency, and consistency of promotion and tenure reviews to unprecedented benchmarks. “The concept of tenure is a proud and significant part of faculty life, but its review process has grown corroded and counter-productive,” said Interfolio CEO Steve Goldenberg. “To save the tradition of the tenure review, we knew we’d have to rebuild it from the inside out.” ByCommittee P&T, an extension of Interfolio’s popular ByCommittee platform, is the latest realization of Interfolio’s fifteen-year mission: […] Continue reading »

Interfolio ByCommittee Doubles Customers, Adding Boston College, Johns Hopkins University and Tulane University

Marking continued year-to-year growth among its clients, products and employees, Interfolio, a trusted provider of higher education credential management and committee-based decision-making services, today announced a 13 percent revenue increase. As a result, Interfolio has extended its staff by 50 percent since 2011 and moved into a larger Washington, D.C. office. Since launching ByCommittee, which helps higher education institutions recruit, evaluate and retain the most talented and diverse candidates, Interfolio has more than doubled its institution clients—including a 100 percent renewal rate and the addition of new customers Boston College, Johns Hopkins University and Tulane University, among others. Interfolio ByCommittee also tripled its individual user base through key partnerships with the American Philosophical Association, Inside Higher Ed and the Modern […] Continue reading »

Interfolio to Launch First-of-its-Kind Online Promotion and Tenure Service for Higher Education Institutions

New ByCommittee Service Supports a Consistent Promotion and Tenure Process and Gives Senior Administrators Visibility Into Decisions. Addressing the specific needs of higher education institutions, Interfolio, a trusted provider of higher education credential management and committee-based decision-making services, today announced it will launch a first-of-its-kind online Promotion and Tenure service within its ByCommittee platform in early 2013. The new service supports a consistent and fair promotion and tenure process for higher education institutions, offering senior administrators more visibility into decisions while delivering a seamless and user-friendly experience for evaluating committees and potential candidates. “Offering a remarkable user experience for the faculty, staff and executives that sit on review committees, ByCommittee’s Promotion and Tenure service will eliminate many of the manual […] Continue reading »

Interfolio and Inside Higher Ed Strike Partnership to Streamline Application Process for Faculty Job Candidates and Recruiting Institutions

Inside Higher Ed Advertisers Offered Interfolio ByCommittee to Help Collect and Evaluate Applications Interfolio, a trusted provider of higher education credential management and committee-based decision-making services, today announced an extended partnership with Inside Higher Ed to provide the higher education news outlet’s recruiting customers with Interfolio ByCommittee, a secure online committee-based decision making service. “Interfolio ByCommittee takes into account the peculiarities and requirements of the academic job application process, and lets search committees collaborate efficiently,” said Kathlene Collins, publisher, Inside Higher Ed. “ByCommittee helps recruiters select talented faculty members – and that’s what Inside Higher Ed is all about. We’re excited to be able to offer ByCommittee to our clients.” Streamlining the evaluation of faculty, Interfolio ByCommittee allows institutions to […] Continue reading »

American Philosophical Association Partners with Interfolio to Offer Members Free Dossier Account and Complimentary One-Year ByCommittee Subscription

New Partnership Eases the Job Search and Hiring Processes for Higher Education Faculty Candidates and Philosophy Department Search Committees Interfolio, a trusted provider of higher education credential management and committee-based decision-making services, today announced a partnership with the American Philosophical Association (APA), one of the largest philosophical societies globally, to offer APA members a free Interfolio Dossier account and a complimentary one-year subscription of Interfolio ByCommittee. “The APA continues to look for innovative tools to help our members on the job market reduce the stress and costs associated with finding a job, and also to help philosophy departments select the most qualified faculty members,” said Amy Ferrer, executive director of the American Philosophical Association. “Interfolio’s Dossier service makes it easier […] Continue reading »

Interfolio Launches ByCommittee to Help Higher Education Organizations Transform Faculty and Staff Selection Process

Designed for Higher Education Faculty and Staff Search, ByCommittee Enables Comprehensive and Efficient Candidate Decisions Interfolio, a leading provider of higher education applications and credential management solutions for institutions, organizations and candidates, today announced Interfolio ByCommittee, a secure online solution that helps higher education search committees manage the candidate evaluation workflow and selection process. By automating the complex, largely manual search process and going beyond traditional applicant tracking system workflows, Interfolio ByCommittee provides higher education organizations with the ability to quickly select the best and most diverse faculty and staff members while aligning with consistent and compliant evaluation and selection practices. The solution facilitates a cohesive experience built for committee-based application and evaluation decisions and works alongside existing HR systems […] Continue reading »

MLA Job Information List to Expand Services for Job Seekers and Departments

Free and Low-Cost Dossier and Search-Management Tools to Be Offered through MLA Partnership with Interfolio This fall the Modern Language Association (MLA) will expand its services for job candidates and hiring departments by providing online dossier and search-management services through its Job Information List (JIL). A new partnership between the MLA and Interfolio, a leading provider of dossier services in higher education, will allow users to apply for positions directly from advertisements in the JIL by creating a free Interfolio account. The new system also provides valuable services for departments advertising positions and for writers of letters of recommendation. “This centralized application system is part of an ongoing effort by the MLA to make the job search a better experience […] Continue reading »

Interfolio Presenting with Rutgers at the Association of American Colleges and Universities

Interfolio, the trusted credentials source for applicants, faculty and search committees, today announced they have been selected to present a session titled “Reimagining the Faculty Hiring Process” at the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) Annual Meeting on January 27th in Washington, D.C.  Interfolio client, Rutgers University, will join the session to discuss new hiring methods, tools and processes that help committees make better hiring decisions. Frank Fessenden, Interfolio’s Vice President of Higher Education Partnerships, and Quionne Matchett, Rutgers English Department Assistant to the Chair will present “Reimagining the Faculty Hiring Process.” The session will teach attendees how Rutgers and other institutions are designing faculty-hiring processes that help administrators and search committee members focus their time and expertise on […] Continue reading »

American Conference of Academic Deans Selects Interfolio as Exclusive Sponsor of 2012 Annual Meeting

Interfolio, Inc., today announced they have been selected as the exclusive sponsor of the American Conference of Academic Deans (ACAD) 2012 Annual Meeting. The meeting will be held January 25-28 in Washington, DC and Interfolio’s sponsorship will help ACAD continue its goal to provide constituents with resources to help them in their roles as academic leaders. “This is ACAD’s first foray into meeting sponsorships and we are pleased that we have found a company whose philosophy aligns closely with our mission,” said Carl O. Moses, ACAD Board Chair. “We appreciate Interfolio’s support of our work to advance academic leadership for liberal education and know that our members will appreciate both the support and the information about Interfolio’s services to higher […] Continue reading »