ADVANCE-Purdue and the Center for Faculty Success A Department within the Division of Diversity and Inclusion

Faculty Search Committee Workshop

ADVANCE-Purdue and the Office of Vice President for Ethics and Compliance hold a joint interactive workshop on search and screen procedures. The goal of this workshop is to increase search committee members’ knowledge about current search and hire best practices and procedures leading to the employ of an excellent and diverse faculty. Department Heads, Associate Department Heads, Search Chairs and Search Committee members are invited to attend.

Letter from the Provost

Fall 2021 and Spring 2022 Workshops 

The ADVANCE/OVPEC Faculty Search Committee workshops are interactive by design and research based. Studies indicate that these workshops are much less impactful and effective when not done in person. It is highly encouraged for any faculty search committees to be comprised of individuals who have completed the workshop within the last five years (see Past Workshop Attendees list below)

  • Tuesday, August 24th from 1-5 pm, STEW 218 ABCD
  • Monday, September 13th from 1-5 pm, PMU North Ballroom
  • Thursday, October 28th from 1-5 pm, Purdue Memorial Union East and West Faculty Lounges
  • Friday, February 18th CANCELLED 
  • Wednesday, March 30th from 8 am to noon, Beck Agricultural Center, 4550 US Hwy 52 W, West Lafayette, IN

Registration is available  here

A RENEWAL workshop will be conducted on Friday, September 10th from noon-1:30 pm, Friday, October 22nd from 1-2:45 pm, and Monday, March 7th from 3-4:45 pm. This workshop is available to anyone serving on a current faculty search committee who has taken the workshop in the past (please refer to the list below under Past Workshop Attendees).

Registration is available here.

If you have any questions, please email De Bush at:

For information about Fall 2022 faculty search committee workshops please email Christie Wright at:

Purdue Resources

Past Workshop Attendees

Other Resources

Recommended Readings

Please note: In most cases, if you are working off campus, you will need to supply your Purdue University ID and password to access the articles listed below.

Many thanks to Mary Dugan, Purdue University Resource Development Librarian for making links to these articles available.

Additional Reading

For readings discussed in the session and other relevant articles, please see ADVANCE Purdue Library: References on bias and assumption (this is a link to a list of articles that the libraries have made available).

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