Attracting Diverse Applicants: Consider How You Write Your Job Descriptions

By Vickie Cook, PhD Attracting diverse applicants is a goal that most institutions of higher education have stated as being a primary driver in the search for talent. This diversity may include racial, gender, cultural, orientation, ability/disability, or age diversity. There are many ways to consider inclusivity of job applicants and to encourage a diverse … Read more

Why Veterans Make Great Higher Ed Hires

by Paul A. Dillon With all of the rapid changes that are occurring across the higher education landscape today, there is one group of potential faculty and administration employees who offer exceptional skills that would be of considerable benefit to higher education institutions during these difficult times—our nation’s veterans. Of course, when considering the hiring … Read more

Start Now: 3 Lessons for Womxn of Color Faculty Exploring Administration

By Magdalena Barrera As a Latina who has been serving as the Vice Provost for Faculty Success at San José State University (SJSU) for the past two years, I’d like to reflect on my journey from faculty to administration and share three key takeaways for womxn of color faculty. As Vice Provost, I work to … Read more