WASHINGTON, D.C., January 26, 2012 — Interfolio, the trusted credentials source for applicants, faculty and search committees, today announced they have been selected to present a session titled “Reimagining the Faculty Hiring Process” at the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) Annual Meeting on January 27th in Washington, D.C. Interfolio client, Rutgers University, will join the session to discuss new hiring methods, tools and processes that help committees make better hiring decisions.
Frank Fessenden, Interfolio’s Vice President of Higher Education Partnerships, and Quionne Matchett, Rutgers English Department Assistant to the Chair will present “Reimagining the Faculty Hiring Process.” The session will teach attendees how Rutgers and other institutions are designing faculty-hiring processes that help administrators and search committee members focus their time and expertise on reviewing and
“Great faculty is essential to the success of a school’s mission, but most search committees are stuck using inefficient and expensive processes that do not meet the needs of the committee,” said Chris Britton, Executive Vice President Sales & Client Success. “Overlooking the best candidate is easy with antiquated processes, but Interfolio ByComiittee empowers committees to easily review credentials, collaborate, and make better hiring decisions—so they find the best candidate for their institution.”
Two thousand educational leaders from around the country including presidents, provosts, deans, and faculty members will gather in Washington, D.C., from January 25-28, 2012, for AAC&U’s Annual Meeting. The meeting, titled “Shared Futures, Difficult Choices: Reclaiming a Democratic Vision for College Learning, Global Engagement, and Success,” will showcase examples from institutions of all types that are successfully building practices that shape institutional missions, improve undergraduate education, and challenge narrow definitions of student success.
To learn more about the AAC&U 2012 Annual Meeting, visit http://www.aacu.org/meetings/annualmeeting
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