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Category: Interfolio Review, Promotion & Tenure

WEBINAR | Bryn Mawr College + Interfolio | June 29

Interfolio Faculty Search | Interfolio Review, 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

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

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

Interfolio Review, 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

Interfolio Review, 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

Interfolio Review, Promotion & Tenure | Interfolio's Dossier | 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

Interfolio Review, 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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WEBINAR | University of Colorado-Denver School of Medicine: How Medical Schools Take Faculty Reviews Online | November 17

Interfolio Review, Promotion & Tenure | Webinars

This November, we’re running a free webinar and Q&A on how the School of Medicine at the University of Colorado-Denver has successfully moved to a single online platform to manage faculty review and promotion cases.

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More tools for individual academic candidates: images and videos, bulk upload, and previewing

Interfolio Faculty Search | Interfolio Review, Promotion & Tenure | Interfolio's Dossier | Releases

Today we’re rolling out the next bundle of improvements for individuals who are using Interfolio to collect and present their academic materials (including the ability to include images and videos)—both in our Dossier product for candidates and in our ByCommittee platform for institutions. 

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Introducing collections in Interfolio’s Dossier

Interfolio Faculty Search | Interfolio Review, Promotion & Tenure | Interfolio's Dossier | Releases

The new collections feature in Interfolio’s Dossier enables you to build any number of standing lists of your materials for different purposes or aspects of your academic life. It’s an early step towards a new Dossier that will better support academic candidates’ ongoing needs throughout their careers.

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