Appendix J

 

M E M O R A N D U M

 

                                  TO:                  Dr. ________________

                  Chair, Search and Screen

                  School of ____________                    

                       

FROM:           Kim D. Kirkland

Director, Office of Equal Opportunity

 

DATE:           

 

SUBJECT:      Department:

                    Title/Rank:

                    Position #:

                    Reference#:

 

We have received your Interview Request Form relative to the above referenced academic search.  Demographic data collected by this office identified protected class member(s) in the applicant pool for this position.

We are asking you to conduct a second review of the materials of the candidate(s) listed below.  These individuals are afforded a second review of their credentials as a part of the university’s commitment to Affirmative Action and its effort to increase the number of protected class individuals in academic positions.

                        John Doe                      Jane Doe

We urge you to give additional consideration to these candidates for interview. For each candidate whom you decline to interview, please provide a narrative statement detailing the reason(s) why each was not considered further.  Please respond within 7 days of this letter so that we can move forward with your request to conduct interviews.

                             Please contact me if you have questions or need assistance.
 

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