Release Notes

  • Faculty Success Release Notes for April 23rd, 2024

    Our most recent update includes improvements for Publication Import and Schedule Export. The changes to publication imports mainly affect users of the Web of Science integration. We have enhanced the mapping of the new Starter and Expanded API, which was released in late 2023. Additionally, we have added a new column to the export table that will help users track the hi...

  • Faculty Success Release Notes for April 9th, 2024

    In the first quarter of development, we have made significant improvements for faculty and administrators. Our rich text editor has been upgraded with better accessibility features and a new sticky header for Reviews, Promotion, and Tenure (Workflow). In collaboration with ORCID, we are introducing updates to sync publication data in Faculty Accomplishments with the ORC...

  • Faculty Success Release Notes for February 13th, 2024

    With our second significant product release of 2024, we are excited to share an update to the administrator tools for Reviews, Promotion and Tenure (Workflow). This enhancement to the Submissions tab for Reviews, Promotion and Tenure (Workflow) is targeted to administrators who need greater flexibility when managing the status of an individual submission. We look forwar...

  • Faculty Success Release Notes for January 10th, 2024

    With our first product release of 2024, we are thrilled to announce some exciting updates to the Inbox for Reviews, Promotion and Tenure (Workflow). These enhancements to the Inbox for Reviews, Promotion and Tenure (Workflow) aim to streamline the review process and make it more user-friendly for reviewers. By providing them with additional tools and functionalities, we...

  • Faculty Success Release Notes for December 5th, 2023

    A major, highly requested feature has been significantly enhanced for Reviews, Promotion, and Tenure (Workflow). Our Joint Appointments feature released earlier this year now has the option to split steps for multiple concurrent reviewers. This enhancement for joint appointments supports independent responses for each appointment’s reviewer. This change has cascading ef...

  • Faculty Success Release Notes for June 27, 2023

    A couple commonly requested features are making their way to Reviews, Promotion and Tenure! First, a new "Download" button added to the Submissions page, allowing for bulk download. Second, we have added new options under Permissions and Submissions screen allowing you to delegate what view users should see. New Features Ability to Download Submissions in Bulk A new “Do...

  • Faculty Success Release Notes for April 4th, 2023

    Further enhancements to Reviews, Promotion and Tenure have been released to introduce more options for configuring and testing emails. With the latest changes, you may choose to use "digest emails," which consolidate the emails for a given reviewer and schedule in a single email notification instead of one per submission. Reviews, Promotion and Tenure New Features Previ...

  • Faculty Success Release Notes for March 21, 2023

    The first release for joint appointments in Reviews, Promotion and Tenure is here! With this enhancement, we are also introducing digest emails for reviewers and improved tools for managing Role Groups in Schedules. Reviews, Promotion and Tenure New Features Automatically Add Joint Appointment Reviewers as Ad-Hoc Committee Members Reviews, Promotion and Tenure has histo...

  • Faculty Success Release Notes for November 16, 2022

    This month's release brings a long requested enhancement to RPT Role Groups and a small adjustment to the display of our Search functionality. Reviews, Promotion and Tenure New Features Alternate Committee Chair When it comes to reviews, your committee chairs are often faculty being reviewed as well. In order to ensure that these individuals can be included in the same ...

  • Faculty Success Release Notes for October 18, 2022

    Faculty Accomplishments New Features CV Imports as a Security Permission Faculty/Staff Guide: CV ImportsAdministrative Resources: CV Imports Resources As part of rolling out CV Imports to all clients, we want to make sure the introduction of this new tool on campus can be flexible to administrators who may need to get additional training resources to get faculty familia...

  • Faculty Success Release Notes for October 4, 2022

    Two updates to reporting within Faculty Success, one of which has been a long requested feature we are excited to share with you! Full-Service Reports have historically enabled you to determine which users appear in the report in one of three ways: Select a group or individuals who should be included in the report output Apply restrictions to limit the report to only b...

  • Faculty Success Release Notes for September 20, 2022

    This update brings two big changes to Faculty Success! We are bringing more of the Watermark suite styles into Faculty Success, and we’re excited to announce that these changes to the look and feel are now live. These updates bring more cohesiveness to the suite by ensuring that users can have a consistent and accessible user experience in our products which will also a...

  • Faculty Success Release Notes for August 23, 2022

    Enhancements Cleaner Password Reset and Work Request Email Notifications We updated the layouts and removed Watermark branding from password reset email notifications for users on Local Authentication, and from the email notifications administrators receive when Work Requests are routed back for attention. Example of a password reset email sent to a user on Local Authen...

  • Faculty Success Release Notes for August 9, 2022

    Reviews, Promotion and Tenure Enhancements Cleaner Email Notifications for Review Processes We updated the layout of email notifications, and removed Watermark branding, to reduce the feeling of being marketed to and more clearly communicate the action your institution is asking the user to complete. Example of a invitation to submit review materials to the 2022-23 Ann...

  • Faculty Success Release Notes for June 28, 2022

    Two new features are here! With table display styles for formatted self-service reports, users can present their records in a grid format instead of a list of citations. And a new "Prior Submissions" element for process forms makes it possible for faculty to directly attach past reviews to their current review submission, without the "download & re-upload" hassle.   Fac...

  • Faculty Success Release Notes for June 1, 2022

    Users can now choose to download process submissions as a single file for online viewing or stick with the zip folder. Plus, field labels for report placeholders are back!   Reviews, Promotion & Tenure Enhancements Submission Downloads can now be a single file! Users can now choose to download a submission as a single file for easy online viewing. This option is great f...

  • Faculty Success Release Notes for May 17, 2022

    As of this release it's now possible to add subjects to in-flight faculty review processes!   Reviews, Promotion & Tenure New Features Add a Subject to a Committed or Launched Schedule You can now add a subject to any confirmed or launched faculty review process schedule! This makes it a lot faster to account for anyone inadvertently excluded during initial setup, and e...

  • Faculty Success Release Notes for May 3, 2022

    This release brings a new level of administrative visibility to the criteria you used to select subjects for your faculty review process schedules. Plus you'll find some accessibility enhancements to improve the experience for those who use screen readers with Faculty Success.   Reviews, Promotion & Tenure Enhancements Visibility to Subject Selections and Submissions in...

  • Faculty Success Release Notes for April 5, 2022

    We’ve made some updates to Submission Downloads for your review processes to enable a tidier offline experience for you and your users!   Reviews, Promotion & Tenure Enhancements 3 Updates to Submission Downloads When you download a submission, whether from My Tasks or the Submissions area, you'll see some updates to the main HTML file: Clicking an inline PDF image for...

  • Faculty Success Release Notes for March 22, 2022

    Now that you can tailor parts of email notifications for your faculty review processes, it’s time to make that easier to do over time! Today’s release introduces reusable email snippets. You’ll also see some improvements to the accessibility, design and layout of the Workflow Configuration page.   Reviews, Promotion & Tenure New Features Reusable Email Snippets It’s now...

  • Faculty Success Release Notes for February 22, 2022

    As the main way to engage participants in your faculty review processes, it’s important that your stakeholders trust and get what they need from system-generated email notifications. Today’s release brings new tools to help you tailor and test these messages so you can be confident they’ll get the job done.   Reviews, Promotion and Tenure New Features Schedules: Configu...

  • Faculty Success Release Notes for February 8, 2022

    Easier and faster data entry shouldn’t come at the expense of data quality. That’s why as soon as CV Imports went live, we set out to make it easier for faculty, proxies and administrators to review records, identify gaps and duplicates, and resolve them. The first half of this solution - tabular summary screens - arrived last summer, to make it easier to review records...

  • Faculty Success Release Notes for January 25, 2022

    The Jan 25, 2022 release brings administrators a brand new configuration page to directly assist with the settings applied to all processes. This unified feature configuration page empowers administrators to make immediate changes to the settings, without the need to submit a work request!   Reviews, Promotion and Tenure New Features System Settings A new option will no...

  • Faculty Success Release Notes for January 11, 2022

    Carrying forward with our efforts from Fall to relocate some aspects of process configuration so it’s easier to account for changes over time, the highlight of today’s release is the migration of Due Date Type from the Templates area into Schedules.   Reviews, Promotion and Tenure Enhancements "Due Date Type" Moved From Templates to Schedules Now you can choose the type...

  • Faculty Success Release Notes for December 14, 2021

    This release delivers the ability to duplicate role groups! We also moved report selection from Template forms to Schedules. We hope these updates make process administration - and especially the handling of process variations - easier!   Reviews, Promotion and Tenure New Features Duplicate Role Groups You can now duplicate role groups instead of creating them from scra...

  • Watermark Faculty Success - A New Name for Digital Measures

    In July 2021 we launched new product names for core products within the Watermark Product Suite! Watermark Planning & Self-Study Watermark Outcomes Assessment Projects (formerly Aqua) Watermark Student Learning & Licensure (formerly Via) Watermark Faculty Success (formerly Digital Measures) Watermark Course Evaluations & Surveys (formerly EvaluationKIT) Watermark Curri...