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BIPOC Faculty Recruitment Working Groups for Chief Academic Officers at Small Schools: Designing Academic Hiring Strategy to Meet Institutional Diversity Goals
Faculty diversity has been slow to change despite decades of calls from student activists. Recently, the Black Lives Matter movement has called particular attention to the low numbers of BIPOC faculty. Not only do faculty demographics lag behind the diversity of our campuses and communities, students also miss the benefits of learning from faculty with a diverse range of backgrounds.
With the fiscal year behind us, the Advancement Forum Team conducted a pulse survey to determine the progress of advancement units from across the industry. This survey covered new commitments, donor counts, major gift proposals and closes, and qualifications.
Join us for a conversation about the role of technology and multi-modality on college and university campuses, focusing on how hybrid and digital strategies can help leadership teams achieve critical mission goals like expanding access, improving retention and engagement, and containing operating costs.
EAB has launched a research initiative to support higher education leaders in their efforts toward institutional reckoning and racial healing. Our early conversations have revealed important lessons for institutions considering this work. Here are three that campus leaders should keep in mind along the way.
BIPOC Faculty Recruitment Working Groups for Chief Academic Officers: Designing Academic Hiring Strategy to Meet Institutional Diversity Goals
In these workshops, attendees will gain a broad overview of best practices in BIPOC faculty recruitment and explore a candidate-centric model of hiring. They will network with peers around topics including faculty line allocation, innovative hiring practices such as target-of opportunity hires, and adapting promotion and tenure requirements to reflect institutional DEIJ goals. Each attendee will identify at least once tactic or strategy to bring back to campus and learn how EAB can support institutional diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice (DEIJ) efforts.
requires sincerity, credibility, and commitment. Leveraging these learnings, this webinar will outline the common pitfalls to avoid so institutions can start to establish trust with groups that have been previously disappointed by institutional efforts. We will also highlight EAB’s support services to help institutions ensure they have a differentiated, accessible, and actionable plan.
In this series of roundtables, cabinet leaders will learn about the most influential forces shaping the future of the enrollment landscape and how to craft a strategy to set their institution up for success.
Chief Wellness Officer (CWO) positions have grown rapidly across the past few years due to growth in appreciation for proactive well-being support and escalating demand for mental health services. This white paper outlines common responsibilities, reporting lines, and desired expertise and credentials for these positions as well as example job descriptions.
With Bank of America’s sponsorship, an inaugural cohort of five HBCUs will partner with EAB to secure long-term financial sustainability, empower their students and communities to thrive, and deliver on their mission across the decades to come.
As college and university presidents and chiefs of staff continue to lead through crisis in 2021 and beyond, they must lock in practices from the pandemic that will sustain their institutions for the long-term.