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UVU faculty are encouraged to maintain their portfolio electronically, using Watermark Faculty Success (formerly Digital Measures) Activity Insight. All contract faculty have accounts set up in the system and should receive a welcome e-mail with a login ID and default password. If you have not received this e-mail yet, and would like to begin using the system, please contact us.

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Faculty Benefits and Guides:

  • Faculty web pages rely on Watermark Faculty Success portfolio information to display basic contact and other information.   Please refer to this knowledge base article for more information:
    Faculty Web Pages using Faculty Success
  • Eliminates periodic, recurring requests for information on faculty teaching, research and service activities.
  • One convenient place for faculty to maintain their activity data.
  • Easy access to generate reports on activity.
  • The portfolio will be used for accreditation reporting.
  • The portfolio may be used for rank and tenure file preparation or annual reviews.  You can find annual review guides through this link.   Annual Review Guides
  •  The full Faculty / Staff Guide for Faculty Success can be found through this link.  FS GUIDE
  •  If you have CV (Curriculum Vitae) Data that you would like to upload to Faculty Success, rather than entering the data manually, you can find an instructional video through this link.   CV Data Video
  •  For instructions on how to customize your CV you can click on this link.   CV Customization

Accessing Portfolios/Watermark Faculty Success

To access Faculty Success, log in to your myUVU account and click on the Faculty tab. Select Retention, Tenure and Promotion from the drop down list. Click on Faculty Portfolios & Digital Measures and you will be taken to your Faculty Success account.

On the main page, you will find links to the following areas:

Portfolio Information

General Information

This category contains personal information, education, awards and honors, memberships, and various other personal data. You will also find under the Administrative Data heading, a link to fill out Yearly Data. Your information will not show up on reports pulled by the Department Chair if the Yearly Data section is not filled out.

Teaching

This category allows you to show your teaching experience - Scheduled teaching, Dissertations, and Non-Credit Instruction. We have linked to Banner for some of your Scheduled teaching and workload information so it is brought automatically into Faculty Success, but other information you will need to enter manually. (Fields in this section displaying the padlock icon are brought across from Banner and are not editable by the user.)

Scholarships/Research

You should include any scholarly work or research you have completed, or are currently working on in this category. It also includes areas to enter any professional presentations or intellectual contributions (books, published articles, etc.).

Service

In this area, you may add any public, school, or professional service (including committees).

Plans

This category allows you to share any future scholarly or professional plans.

Who Can See and Use the Information in My Portfolio?

Department Chairs, Deans, and Academic Administration have access to run reports and view individual faculty portfolios. The portfolio system is secured and not searchable on the internet so your information is protected.

Why is the Portfolio Important?

The portfolio will be used for accreditation and other institutional reporting as well as rank and tenure file preparation. It also allows faculty members to update there activities in a single location and then use reporting to create CVs and share what they have been doing.

Need Help or Have Questions? Please Contact:

UVU Service Desk
UVU Service Center
801-863-8888

Business Intelligence Services Administrative Assistant
801-863-8405
FACULTYPORTFOLIO@uvu.edu

 

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