The Reinert Center has created a new Resource Guide to help faculty when drafting recommendation letters. The guide offers a few framing thoughts as well as a strategies to help faculty work against implicit bias and stereotypes when writing letters for students.
Avoiding Racial and Gender Bias When Writing Recommendation Letters
Although the guide is far from comprehensive, we hope it invites some beginning reflection on the role recommendation letters play in creating a more equitable and inclusive learning community. If you would like to like discuss the guide or talk about any teaching related issues, please consider scheduling a confidential teaching consultation [Link].