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Four benefits of an online academic dossier service

Interfolio's Dossier | Topics in Higher Education

A reflection on the purpose and place of online dossiers in the academic talent marketplace.

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Academic decision data: the invisible work of faculty committees

Topics in Higher Education

What don’t chief academic officers know about the faculty talent decisions their schools and departments are making? Or about the actual committee work that’s going into them? We throw a few possibilities out there.

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Five faculty affairs blogs we keep an eye on

Topics in Higher Education

Cultures of governance really do vary between academic institutions of different sizes, types, affiliations, and location. Policies and practices around faculty employment are part of an ongoing conversation in which expectations, standards, and taboos are always evolving—just like in the rest of the world.

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Canadian Common CV: Lightening the Load for the Research Community in Canada

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Content originally published on data180.com. Learn more about Interfolio’s acquisition of Data180 here. Since 2002, Canada has been investing in its research community through the development of the Canadian Common CV (CCV). The CCV allows researchers to collect and manage their CV data in a central repository and creates efficiencies in the funding application process. The CCV has […]

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Some logistical questions to ask about your committee decision practices

Topics in Higher Education

As you know, the most important decisions in higher education are made by committee. But how much thought typically goes into arranging the administrative process around these decisions in an efficient, long-term way? As a taster, we offer five (often underexamined) examples.

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Managing communication with faculty applicants: 3 issues good software should solve

Topics in Higher Education

By now, the flooding of the academic job market with job-seekers is old news. While a search is open, the department gets dozens—often hundreds—of applications, and still more scholars are trying to stuff their CVs through the door as it closes.

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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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Five Top Ways Altmetrics are Impacting Universities

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Content originally published on data180.com. Learn more about Interfolio’s acquisition of Data180 here. The impact of research has traditionally been measured by metrics, such as journal impact factors and the times cited; however, the evolution of technology and social media has fostered the growth of alternative metrics (called altmetrics) to provide new research metrics that complement traditional […]

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