Equity and Inclusion Leadership Toolkit: Faculty Recruitment and Hiring

Search is a Verb – ADVANCE Program STRIDE Committee University of Michigan

Having a diverse and inclusive faculty is associated with the following evidence-based benefits: increased student success overall, improved graduation rates, increased sense of belonging among minoritized students, and increased scientific impact. Recruiting diverse faculty requires intentionality cultivating diverse professional networks including minority caucuses within professional organizations, building pipelines with top graduate degree producers by race/ethnicity and gender, producing search ads that are attractive to a diverse candidate pool, and executing a search in a way that minimizes search bias.

Building Networks and Pipelines

Faculty Search Best Practices and Handbooks