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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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


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

Topics in Higher Education | Interfolio Review, Promotion & Tenure

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

Topics in Higher Education | Interfolio Review, Promotion & Tenure

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's Dossier | Interfolio Review, Promotion & Tenure | 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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The future of faculty-focused technology

Mission | Company news

Our partnership with DATA180 is indicative of the sea change that’s taking place in higher education. Institutions are starting to recognize the need to protect and invest in their faculty, and it’s not hard to see why.

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

Webinars | Interfolio Review, Promotion & Tenure

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