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Academic Leadership Toolkit

Office of Faculty Development and Advancement

Faculty Expertise and Advancement System (FEAS+)

Overview:

FEAS System Overview diagram

The Faculty Expertise and Advancement System (FEAS+) is a web application that supports the management of faculty information with content sufficient to generate an FSU Promotion and Tenure Curriculum Vitae. Information entered into this system is stored in a database and includes general information, teaching activities, scholarly or creative activities, and service. In addition, other types of formatted vitae, crosstab analysis reports, and other analyses can be generated. FEAS+ may be accessed by visiting https://feas.fsu.edu.

Goals:

  • To provide a central repository for faculty CV data.
  • To produce current reports regarding faculty activity as required by SACSCOC and the FL Board of Governors.
  • To prepare a Summary of Accomplishments for use in annual faculty evaluations.

Authority and Responsibility:

  • Instructors are responsible for entering teaching, research, creative work, and service into FEAS at a minimum of once per year in the spring semester to coincide with annual evaluations. The complete policy is located at https://fda.fsu.edu/FEAS/Update-Policy.
  • Delegates may be assigned to individual instructors, departments, or colleges to assist instructors with entering data.
  • Department chairs and deans are responsible for ensuring that the policy stated above is being followed in their units.
  • The IT Support Specialist in the Office of Faculty Development and Advancement is responsible for campus-wide implementation of the policy and support for all users.

Common Pitfalls and Misconceptions:

  • Though a delegate may enter information on behalf of the instructor, it remains the instructor’s responsibility to review and approve the data to ensure accuracy.
  • CVs generated from FEAS+ are customizable! Citations may be formatted in either MLA or APA, and there are many other options to select, including date refinement and category exclusion.

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