Searching for Excellence & Diversity Guidebooks

Advice and best practices for faculty search committees

UW–Madison edition (PDF)

This guidebook outlines the “6 Essential Elements of a Successful Search,” and includes specific advice and best practices for faculty search committees. Participants in Searching for Excellence and Diversity: A Workshop for Faculty Search Committees at UW–Madison are provided with a paper copy of this text.

UW Search Guidebook Cover

National edition (Sample PDF)

This guidebook for faculty search committees at colleges and universities across the U.S. contains the same elements as the UW–‍Madison edition,  with the exception of laws, policies, and resources specific to UW–Madison and Wisconsin. The book is available for purchase at our bookstore. A sample version of the book is available for download.

National Search Guidebook Cover