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The Division of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion promotes multi-cultural awareness through educational collaborations with faculty and staff to train students for ethical leadership for a diverse and globally competitive workforce.

Faculty Search  Commitee Training Required

Recent revisions to TTU OP 32.16, “Faculty Recruitment Procedure,” require all faculty search committee members to attend a half-day Workshop hosted by the Office of Institutional Diversity, which has scheduled virtual Workshops during the Spring 2021 semester to train faculty search committee members.

Faculty Search Commitee Workshops

Section 2.a.(7) of Texas Tech Operating Policy & Procedure 32.16, “Faculty Recruitment Procedure,” requires all faculty search committee members to complete a half-day Faculty Search Committee Workshop hosted by the Office of Institutional Diversity. To help faculty search committee members comply with this new requirement, the OID has scheduled virtual Workshops during the 2021 Spring semester. Workshops will be held on the following dates at the noted times:

  • Friday, Jan. 29, 8:30 a.m. – Noon;
  • Thursday, Feb. 11, 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.;
  • Wednesday, Feb. 24, 8:30 a.m. – Noon;
  • Tuesday, Mar. 9, 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.;
  • Friday, Mar. 26, 8:30 a.m. – Noon;
  • Thursday, Apr. 8, 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.; 
  • Wednesday, Apr. 21, 8:30 a.m. – Noon.

Faculty Search Committee members can go to https://www.depts.ttu.edu/diversity/institutional-diversity/ to register for a virtual Faculty Search Committee Workshop hosted by the Office of Institutional Diversity. For more information or questions, please contact:

Dr. Ashley Gonzales, OID Senior Director
ashley.gonzales@ttu.edu
(806) 742-7025

Paul S. Ruiz, Lead Administrator
paul.ruiz@ttu.edu
(806) 834-5415

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