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WEBINAR | Bryn Mawr College + Interfolio | June 29

ByCommittee Faculty Search | ByCommittee Promotion & Tenure | Webinars

Our series on faculty technology at liberal arts colleges, begun in April with the Consortium for Faculty Diversity, continues this month with two members of the Provost Office at Bryn Mawr College. They’ll speak about the benefits of using Interfolio for both faculty hiring and advancement processes. 

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Beyond P&T: Using Interfolio for Annual and Periodic Faculty Reviews

ByCommittee Promotion & Tenure | Releases

Tenure is, surely, the most visible and consequential formal academic review that a college or university faculty member encounters. But academic institutions certainly have in place many other types of formal faculty review processes—so it’s critical that Interfolio be able to accommodate those as well. And we do.

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WEBINAR | Consortium for Faculty Diversity + Interfolio | April 25

ByCommittee Faculty Search | Webinars

We’re thrilled to put on the first installment in a new free webinar series on faculty technology at liberal arts colleges—a joint presentation with the Consortium for Faculty Diversity, covering what they do and how Interfolio helps them do it.

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Following the process: committee-facing requirements in Interfolio’s Promotion & Tenure

ByCommittee Promotion & Tenure | Releases

One key reason that colleges and universities find Interfolio’s faculty review software so valuable is that it accommodates virtually every practical action involved in an academic committee decision. This month’s product release—arising from an array of thoughtful client input—serves equity and transparency with a new tool to enforce committee accountability.

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Earning faculty buy-in around educational technology culture

Topics in Higher Education

So. You’re making new decisions about technology, logistics, and workflow that will require your college or university to embrace a new educational technology culture. It sounds wonderful on paper, but getting the faculty behind the project can be tricky.

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WEBINAR | Unifying Faculty Activity Data with Interfolio | March 30

Webinars

This month, we’re putting on a free webinar and Q&A on an all but universal challenge in faculty activity reporting: how to consolidate data from many sources and formats into a single central faculty data hub on campus. 

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In the academic review process, not talking could be costly: communication around tenure & promotion

ByCommittee Promotion & Tenure | Topics in Higher Education

In the landscape of academic tenure and promotion reviews, communication—of the regular, formally documented ilk—is often singled out as a “good practice.” It’s also prudent to recognize that poor institutional communication has been fodder for lawsuits and appeals brought by denied candidates.

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New white paper: Equity and Legal Risk in Tenure Reviews

ByCommittee Promotion & Tenure | Topics in Higher Education

Our new white paper Equity and Legal Risk in Tenure Reviews, released this week, examines a variety of tenure denial cases across the U.S. The paper identifies four characteristic “areas of deficiency” around institutions’ tenure practices in situations when candidates have brought legal action over a denial: clarity, consistency, communication, and the organization of documentation.

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The scholar’s career online: Interfolio’s Dossier, and the benefits of educational portfolio software re-envisioned

ByCommittee Promotion & Tenure | Dossier & Portfolio | Releases

We want to highlight a recent development in Interfolio’s Dossier product, the academic portfolio software we’ve offered since 1999, that will support career development for scholars at institutions using our shared governance platform: institutional guidelines for review, promotion, and tenure.

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Ditch the binder: academic tenure process simplified with SaaS

ByCommittee Promotion & Tenure

Traditionally, tenure and promotion processes have been laborious tasks for administrators, faculty members, and staff. Tenure and shared governance have seen little in the way of technical advancement, which means the process is dominated by reams of paper and huge binders.

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