Faculty Recruitment in an Era of Change

  • Marilyn Levine Eastern Oregon University
Keywords: Higher Education, Faculty Recruitment


Faculty recruitment is a challenge for administration and departments, especially in an era of change in the academy. This article builds on information from an interactive conference panel session that focused on faculty recruitment best practices. The article addresses faculty recruitment strategies that focus on the optimization of search processes, guiding search committees, the role of references, ideas for hiring the top candidate, and the retention of the new faculty member.