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WEBINAR | Ditching the Binder: How Sewanee took Promotion & Tenure Online | February 25

Interfolio Review, Promotion & Tenure | Webinars

Register here for the February 25, 2016 installment of the Interfolio webinar series! We’ll be talking with Sewanee about how they’ve reorganized and streamlined their tenure and faculty promotion processes using the ByCommittee online platform. There is no cost to attend. UPDATE: Watch the recording online.

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First 2016 ByCommittee release: Case Data Forms in Promotion & Tenure

Interfolio Review, Promotion & Tenure | Releases

A very common request we have received from Administrative users in ByCommittee Promotion & Tenure is for some way to capture more data about candidates up for promotion or tenure, and associate that data with those candidates’ specific cases. This might mean diversity and Equal Employment Opportunity data, for example, or any other information that the institution […]

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New Flexibility for Promotion & Tenure Candidate Packets!

Interfolio Review, Promotion & Tenure | Releases

Neat improvement coming out in ByCommittee Promotion & Tenure! As of today, you can get a lot more detailed with the requirements, due dates, and arrangement of the candidate packet. Now our platform can match your institution’s unique requirements with a new level of accuracy and accommodate a wider variety of academic committee review models.

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New Branding Feature in ByCommittee Promotion & Tenure!

Interfolio Review, Promotion & Tenure | Releases

Starting today, institutions and organizations using ByCommittee Promotion & Tenure will be able to customize certain aspects of the platform’s appearance to match their own brand, so that a user’s interaction with the ByCommittee environment feels more like interaction with the client institution.

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User Account Dashboard Gets A New Look (and Dossier, Portfolio, Letter Writer Get A Paint Job)

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

We’re excited to roll out an updated appearance for our user account dashboard (the home page that displays when a user signs into their Interfolio account) and for our Dossier, Portfolio, and Letter Writer products. For the time being, the changes are only cosmetic—all the same pages retain the same functionality they had before—but they should […]

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Flexible hierarchy release in ByCommittee!

Interfolio Faculty Search | Interfolio Review, Promotion & Tenure | Releases

A big improvement has come to institutional structure in our ByCommittee platform! In light of recent conversations with institutions using the platform, we have expanded the available hierarchy to accommodate any number of administrative levels—making it possible for even institutions with more distinctive structures to benefit from academic committee support software.

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Five Reasons Why Tenure & Promotion Workflows are Moving to the Cloud

Interfolio Review, Promotion & Tenure

Content originally published on data180.com. Learn more about Interfolio’s acquisition of Data180 here.   Many colleges and universities are finding significant advantages in migrating faculty tenure and promotion processes, as well as their annual review and sabbatical processes, to an online environment. Following are five reasons why this is occurring: Data collection. Faculty members save time […]

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New ByCommittee Template Feature and Agile Development

Company news | Interfolio Review, Promotion & Tenure | Releases

If you’re a ByCommittee Promotion & Tenure user and have been setting up new case after new case for reviews at your institution, then you’re in luck. We just made that process much simpler with the addition of easy-to-use templates for setting up future promotion, tenure, or review cases. The ability to create a template […]

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Does Tenure Shield Incompetence?

Interfolio Review, Promotion & Tenure

Content originally published on data180.com. Learn more about Interfolio’s acquisition of Data180 here. Many faculty leaders at institutions around the country believe that tenure shields incompetent professors from dismissal, according to a study published earlier this year. John M. Rothgeb, Jr., a professor of Political Science at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio,  undertook the study in […]

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How to Reduce Bias in the Tenure System?

Interfolio Review, Promotion & Tenure

Content originally published on data180.com. Learn more about Interfolio’s acquisition of Data180 here. The traditional system of evaluating faculty candidates for tenure is outdated and subject to numerous biases, according to an essay by KerryAnn O’Meara. The essay suggests that the tenure evaluation system be expanded to include more diverse groups of reviewers and new kinds […]

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