STRIDE Faculty Search Committee Workshop

STRIDEĀ  (Strategies and Tactics for Recruiting to Improve Diversity and Excellence)

The Committee is a team of Northeastern senior faculty who aim to increase faculty diversity by leading interactive faculty discussions focused on understanding implicit biases in evaluation processes and offering good practices in the faculty search process. The workshops are open to all colleges on the Northeastern campus.

Strategies and Tactics for Recruiting to Improve Diversity and Excellence (STRIDE) Workshops focus on the damaging effects of implicit bias in faculty recruitment and hiring searches, research on this topic that can positively impact search committees, and creative solutions for the mitigation of bias.

STRIDE – These VIRTUAL faculty-led, evidence-based workshops highlight possible sources of bias in the faculty search process and provide tactics to mitigate their impact.


2024 STRIDE Workshop are in the Fall.

All of these workshops will be held virtual during the 2024 academic period.


ADVANCE created the STRIDE Committee in 2008 with workshops beginning in fall 2009 based on the highly acclaimed University of Michigan STRIDE Recruitment Committee. Over 350 Northeastern faculty members have participated since its inception with STRIDE good practices positively impacting the faculty search process.

2023 STRIDE Presentation
Faculty Search Resources

STRIDE Committee Members 2024-2025