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Case Study: Driving Operational Efficiency in Faculty Affairs

What is the problem? A highly ranked dental school was inundated with inefficient processes like appointing, credentialing, and onboarding faculty and staff. They also lacked a central data repository for faculty and their accomplishments. Together, it created much difficulty hiring and evaluating faculty.   Traditional approaches to managing faculty affairs cost way too much time…

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Faculty Evaluation Metrics: Gaining Insight into Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Evaluations are central to the mission of any Dean’s office. And “getting it right” is vitally important to efforts to improve the quality of our faculty and therefore the quality of the institution. With fierce competition and economic conditions, the best institutions are working hard to make great decisions with respect to their faculty. But, bias is…

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Remote Work and Faculty Affairs

It has been more than one year since offices and universities sent staff, faculty, and students home, turning our homes into makeshift gyms, mock classrooms, and pseudo-conference rooms. There is no doubt that COVID-19 has impacted everything we do and it looks like remote work and many classes are here to stay for a little…

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Mountain Pass Solutions Partners with PageUp to Optimize Faculty Management Software for Higher Education Institutions Across the Country

Partnership provides faculty affairs and HR teams at colleges and universities with best-in-breed solutions from recruitment to retirement Ypsilanti, Mich. — Pass Solutions (MPS), a leading provider of faculty management systems, has forged a collaborative partnership with PageUp, a leading provider of talent management solutions, to improve HR and faculty affairs processes for higher education…

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Mountain Pass Solutions Faculty Management System Experiences Rapid Growth Among Higher Education Medical and Dental Schools

Mountain Pass SmartPathTM selected by growing number of medical and dental schools seeking configurable workflow for unique needs of higher education institutions. YPSILANTI, Mich., Oct 29, 2020 – Mountain Pass Solutions (MPS), a leading provider of faculty management systems, reports rapid growth of their SmartPath™ software among higher education institutions – resulting in a 140%…

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Questions to Ask When Automating Faculty Workflow Processes

Configurability is critical in new technology adoption: Most faculty affairs offices are looking for ways to make a big impact on quality and efficiency and to do it as quickly and cost-effectively as possible. Hence an investment in a new technology. But ironically, some of the most important questions to be asked about a new faculty…

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Automating Appointment, Promotion & Tenure Processes

According to a recent AACU survey, over 70% of college presidents anticipate revenue losses of 10% or more. So, is now really the right time to consider automating your appointment, promotion, and tenure processes? We’ve all seen the stats. And most of us are in the midst of experiencing them personally. Today’s faculty affairs leaders…

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3 Keys to Success for Your Faculty Management System

How do you maximize adoption and utilization of a faculty management system? Addressing quality, process visibility, and accountability can yield big results in the ultimate success of your software investment. Stating the obvious: faculty affairs administrators see big benefits from automating appointment, promotion, and tenure (APT) processes. But finding the right technology is just the…

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