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STRIDE Services

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UMBC-STRIDE provides a range of targeted services to the UMBC campus community including:

Focused Conversations 

Through the academic year, STRIDE hosts a series of focused conversations that are open to the entire campus community. During these sessions, STRIDE fellows facilitate highly interactive activities and conversations among our peers to collectively strategize actions we can take to improve diversity and inclusion. 

  • Recruitment Series 
    • Developing an Effective Diversity Hiring Recruitment Plan
    • Developing Shared Evaluation Criteria
    • Best Practice for Inclusive Excellence in the Application Review Process
    • Best Practice for Inclusive Excellence in the Interview and Selection Process
  • Retention Series 
    • Best Practices for Inclusive Mentoring

Department/Search Committee Consultations 

In these more targeted sessions, STRIDE works with search committees and department to strategize actions to improve diversity and inclusion primarily in the recruitment process. Examples include, strategizing an active recruitment plan, developing an inclusive job advertisement, formulating evaluation criteria, creating inclusive interview protocols and processes. 

  • AY 15-16, 3 Consultations
  • AY 16-17, 13 Consultations
  • AY 17-18, 20 Consultations

 

                                                        

For questions about STRIDE or to request a consultation, contact:

Autumn M. Reed

Director, UMBC – STRIDE, Coordinator for Faculty Diversity Initiatives and ADVANCE

410-455-1099 or autumn2@umbc.edu