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Faculty Search Committee Workshops AY 2017-2018

For the Fall 2017, Spring and Summer 2018 semesters the following workshops for members of faculty search committees have been scheduled (please see the rules concerning attendance in the STRIDE workshops after the schedule):

Date Time Location Presenters Available



Tuesday, September 5, 2017 2 – 4 PM 307 Nielsen Physics Building Bonnie Ownley, Soren Sorensen 0
Wednesday, September 13, 2017 10 AM – 12 PM 307 Nielsen Physics Building Camille Hall, Michael Olson 0
Monday, September 18, 2017 12 – 2  PM 307 Nielsen Physics Building Roberto Benson, Judy Cornett 0
Thursday, September 28, 2017 10 AM – 12 PM 307 Nielsen Physics Building Sarah Lowe,    Jay Whelan 6
Monday, October 2, 2017 12 – 2 PM 307 Nielsen Physics Building Stephanie Bohon, Paul Frymier 11
Tuesday, October 24, 2017 12 – 2 PM 307 Nielsen Physics Building Roberto Benson, Lisa Yamagata-Lynch 16
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 2 – 4 PM 307 Nielsen Physics Building Camille Hall, Michael Olson 20
Monday, January 29, 2018 12 – 2 PM 307 Nielsen Physics Building Stephanie Bohon, Sarah Lowe, 0
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 12 – 2 PM 307 Nielsen Physics Building Paul Frymier, Lisa Yamagata-Lynch, 17
Tuesday, April 3, 2018 10 AM – 12 PM 264 Brehms Animal Science Building Stephanie Bohon, Michael Olson 10
Monday, May 7, 2018 1 – 3 PM ONLINE via ZOOM

(only people who are not able to be present at the UTK campus can attend this workshop)

Lisa Yamagata-Lynch,              Jay Whelan 10
Monday, July 23, 2918 1 – 3 PM Online via Zoom

(Only for search committee members who can not attend “normal” workshops in the Fall 2018 semester)

Lisa Yamagata-Lynch,              TBA 25














The capacity of each workshop is limited to 25, so it is mandatory that you reserve space by emailing the following information to

  • First and last name
  • Unit (department, school, center, and/or college)
  • email address
  • UT Personnel number (can be found in the lower left corner of your UT ID card. This is needed to register your attendance at the workshop in IRIS)
  • Date of workshop you will like to attend

You will receive an email confirmation of your reservation. You will be required to sign-in at each workshop and after the workshop you will receive an email stating that you participated in the particular workshop.

If needed additional workshops can be scheduled. Please contact, if you are not able to find an open workshop.


UTK Workshop / Training requirements (updated as of AY17-18)

  1. For AY2017-2018: every member of the search committee must attend or have attended a presentation by STRIDE during the last 4 academic years (August 2014 – April 2018).
  2. Only the Search Committee Chair will be required to meet with an OED (Office of Equity and Diversity) representative unless the requirement is waived by OED. OED will offer sessions for chairs in the fall and in the spring semesters (please see the schedule at Each college is responsible for having the chairs of the search committees attend one of these sessions. Any searches approved after the meetings will require the department to work with OED to meet the requirement.


Information concerning who has previously attended STRIDE workshops can now be obtained from IRIS. To pull the information out of IRIS requires running the “Attendee’s Training History” report.  The IRIS transaction is S_PH9_46000431.  Here, you can enter participants’ personnel numbers, select a reporting period (today, current month, current year, etc.), click execute, and training history will appear.  The data can then be exported into an Excel file and filtered to show STRIDE training only.  Here’s a link to step-by-step instructions:

For any other information concerning STRIDE or the workshops, please email