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Busy Season at Interfolio!

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Usually “busy season” refers to the dreaded time of the year for tax professionals. Well, Interfolio deals with numbers too! During our busy season, when scholars are applying for jobs and we are helping them send and quality check their applications, those numbers can teeter off into the thousands. We see thousands of documents from […]

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New Ways to Measure Research Impact

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Content originally published on data180.com. Learn more about Interfolio’s acquisition of Data180 here. Academics and university administrators have traditionally measured the success of a faculty member’s published research by tracking the number of times it  was cited in other publications. But some academics are saying that these numbers are misleading and overly simplistic, and are seeking […]

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A Change to Official Transcripts

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This fall, Interfolio is focused on making the application process easier for applicants, and you can see the improvements already. We started by improving the process of requesting and attaching letters to your application, but we’re not stopping there. We’ve just released our next major improvement to the submission of transcripts. Here’s how it used […]

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Characteristics of Great Teachers

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Content originally published on data180.com. Learn more about Interfolio’s acquisition of Data180 here. Though the duties of today’s college faculty are diverse and wide-ranging — including research and publishing, student advising, committee service and other activities — classroom instruction remains at the heart of the profession. In addition to performing their other duties well, successful professors […]

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New ByCommittee Template Feature and Agile Development

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If you’re a ByCommittee Promotion & Tenure user and have been setting up new case after new case for reviews at your institution, then you’re in luck. We just made that process much simpler with the addition of easy-to-use templates for setting up future promotion, tenure, or review cases. The ability to create a template […]

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The Benefits of Faculty e-Portfolios — Implications for FACULTY180

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Content originally published on data180.com. Learn more about Interfolio’s acquisition of Data180 here. When Karen Hoelscher, professor of education at Western Washington University, decided to create an electronic portfolio to support a recent post-tenure review, she knew that she didn’t have all of the technology skills necessary to complete such a project. So she turned to […]

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Is It Time To Revamp Faculty Academic Portfolios?

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Content originally published on data180.com. Learn more about Interfolio’s acquisition of Data180 here. We ran across a topic from 2008 that still has relevance today for higher education.  The discussion centered around the idea that institutions in higher education need to implement new and standardized academic portfolios to evaluate faculty performance.  This was the conclusion reached […]

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Transcripts 2.0: Academic Performance and Co-Curricular Achievement

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Content originally published on data180.com. Learn more about Interfolio’s acquisition of Data180 here. We found an article published this February in Inside Higher Education that has provided further affirmation of our years of pioneering and development of an online tool to collect, validate and report student activities, culminating in a co-curricular transcript that showcases a student’s […]

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Fulfillment + Customer Support= Scholar Services!

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When you think of mergers, what do you think of? You probably imagine two huge establishments making agreements over millions of dollars. The merge between the Fulfillment and Customer Support departments at Interfolio is slightly different. In my current role, I’m a Scholar Advocate. Before the merge I worked as part of the Fulfillment team […]

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Can The Value Of Research Be Quantified?

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Content originally published on data180.com. Learn more about Interfolio’s acquisition of Data180 here. Can the value of an university faculty’s academic research be easily quantified by budget formulas and scholarly citation counts? Gary A. Olson argues that it cannot in his essay “How Not to Measure Faculty Productivity.” Olson’s essay appeared in the December 2011 issue […]

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