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Post-Tenure Review: Helpful or Harmful?

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Content originally published on data180.com. Learn more about Interfolio’s acquisition of Data180 here. Though some institutions are adopting post-tenure reviews as a means of professional development for their tenured faculty, the practice remains controversial in the academic world. In an article published by Inside Higher Ed in May, reporter Colleen Flaherty interviewed administrators and faculty members […]

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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 The traditional system of evaluating faculty candidates for tenure is outdated and subject to numerous biases, according to an essay by KerryAnn O’Meara.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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Answers to Your Questions about Heartbleed

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We know many of our clients are concerned about internet security after learning about the Heartbleed bug last week. Our engineering team provided the following statement outlining Interfolio’s response to the bug: Interfolio is secured against the internet security vulnerability known as “Heartbleed.” The Heartbleed bug affects the OpenSSL framework used by many websites to […]

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Email Deliveries and Their Discontents, Part II: A Solution

Interfolio's Dossier | Interfolio Faculty Search

Before the New Year, we published Part I of this series, an effort to make Interfolio’s role in the job application process more transparent. That post explained how we track application deliveries and the steps we’re taking to prevent spam filters from causing delivery issues. If you represent an institution that has experienced spam issues […]

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Email Deliveries and Their Discontents, Part I

Interfolio's Dossier | Interfolio Faculty Search

Transparency is in short supply when you’re on the academic job market. This series is part of our effort to make the application process more transparent for candidates. In this post, based on conversations with users and recent chatter on Twitter, we’d like to clarify how our email application deliveries work, explain how these deliveries […]

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Pricing Change

Interfolio's Dossier

After holding steady for five years, we are making a few changes to our delivery pricing structure. No one likes to hear about pricing changes, and we certainly don’t like talking about them. Unfortunately, while we haven’t changed since 2008, just about everything else has changed. Effective August 26th, 2013, a few of our delivery […]

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Online Application Deliveries: If Only We Had the ‘Easy’ Button

Interfolio's Dossier

We want your Interfolio Dossier account to be a happy place, where you can manage everything in one, convenient place. Unfortunately, external factors sometimes conspire against us, and the rise of a seemingly countless variety of different online application systems in recent years has presented a particularly vexing problem. In many ways, online applications make […]

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Affiliation, we hardly knew ye

Interfolio's Dossier

We’re excited to be pushing out new versions of our Dossier and Letter Writer accounts on Sunday, June 9th. Based on a combination of our own research and direct user feedback, both products will be revamped to ensure a better, more streamlined user experience for each audience. All existing functionality that users already love about […]

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Sneak Preview of Our New Letter Writer Interface

Interfolio's Dossier

There have been a lot of exciting changes at Interfolio in the past few months, all in the service of our commitment to providing you with an easy way to submit confidential letters of recommendation for your students and colleagues. We know one of your favorite features of Letter Writer is the cost (FREE) and […]

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Sneak Preview of Our New Dossier Interface

Interfolio's Dossier | Interfolio Faculty Search

Whether you are applying to schools, preparing for the job market, or organizing your materials for the promotion and tenure process, you want a secure, easy to use service that allows you to manage your documents all in one place.   A “less is more” design means efficient task completion. We know from our conversations […]

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