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Using Academic Research to Increase Workforce Diversity

by Jill Thompson

Increasing workforce diversity at your institution might be at the top of your HR wishlist, but simply wishing for it won’t yield results. However, you do have a powerful resource right at your fingertips – your campus library database.

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Social Media, Cyberstalking and the Hiring Process

by Julie Boggs

social-media-in-hiring-cupa-hrAt the CUPA-HR Annual Conference and Expo 2016 in Washington, D.C., Maureen De Armond, J.D., associate counsel at Iowa State University shared with attendees some of the legal and non-legal risks that can arise when those involved in the hiring process try to learn more about applicants from the social media outlets such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter or others.

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A Look at Diversity in Higher Ed Positions

by Julie Boggs

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Yesterday at the CUPA-HR Annual Conference and Expo 2016 in Washington, D.C., CUPA-HR's Director of Research Jacqueline Bichsel, Ph.D., shared the results of a longitudinal analysis of diversity in higher education executive, administrative and professional positions. Here are a few of the highlights from her research ...

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3 Ways to Help Make Recruitment More Inclusive

by Julie Boggs

Diverse PeopleA controversial University of Louisville job ad made waves recently in the higher ed community. The controversy comes at a time when recent events at the University of Missouri, Yale University and other higher ed institutions serve as a reminder that a commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion must be the personal and professional responsibility of every higher education leader and member of the campus community.

It’s not always easy, though, for institutions to put that idea into practical action, especially when it comes to faculty and staff recruitment.

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Diversifying the Faculty

by CUPA-HR

Just a week ago the University of California at Riverside announced that it would be hiring 300 new faculty members over the next five years.

The university’s chancellor, Kim A. Wilcox, sees the hiring expansion as an opportunity to shape the institution for years to come — in particular, to benefit from faculty that reflect the demographics of the nation, of the state and of the university’s enrolled students.

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Microaggressions Can Have a Toxic Effect in the Workplace

by CUPA-HR

Lately there’s a buzz in social media about “microaggressions” that occur on college and university campuses.  (See, for example, the “I, Too, Am Harvard” photo campaign on Tumblr that evolved into full-fledged theatre performance.)

Although the term has existed for years in the academic realm, the concept that brief and commonplace verbal or behavioral indignities can have a significant impact on how we perform individually and interact with one another has taken root broadly, including in workplace environments.

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