Ball State University utilizes Faculty Success (formerly Digital Measures) in annual promotion and tenure and merit reviews.  Refer to the Faculty and Professional Personnel Handbook for University guidelines and connect with your department for further details.

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Merit

Merit

The merit review begins each spring.  All units follow the same review timeline.

Although some information will be imported from University records, faculty are responsible for adding or importing data and documents related to their teaching, scholarship, and service.

The following video clips demonstrate each step of the process:

  1. Annual Merit Data Entry
  2. Candidate Submission
  3. Committee Members
  4. Committee Chair
  5. Department Chair
  6. Candidate Workflow Completion

Quick guides (PDF):

Promotion and Tenure

The review of materials for promotion and tenure begins each fall.  Each unit follows a unique review timeline.  For information related to your unit's timeline, contact your college champion (listed below).

Although some information will be imported from University records, faculty are responsible for adding or importing data and documents related to their teaching, scholarship, and service.

Additional Resources

Wednesday Workshops (Summer and Fall 2023)

July 12: Importing Data (publications, CV imports) [View Slide Deck] [View Recording]
August 2: Reporting (full and self-service reporting) [View Slide Deck] [View Recording]
September 6: Navigating Workflow [View Slide Deck] [View Recording]

Intensive Sessions (Summer and Fall 2023)

July 27 [View Slide Deck] [View Recording: Activities Database, Reporting, Workflow]
August 15 [View Slide Deck] [View Recording: Activities Database, Documentation & Reporting, Workflow]
September 6 [View Slide Deck] [View Recording: Activities Database, Documentation & Reporting, Workflow]

Visit the Faculty Success SharePoint site for video recordings and other Faculty Success training materials.  Additional training will be available via Udemy soon.

Questions?

Each College has a designated point person you can talk with about Faculty Success.  Find yours below!

Estopinal College of Architecture and Planning - Daniel Overbey
Miller College of Business
- Allen Truell
College of Communication, Information, and Media
- David Hua
College of Fine Arts
- Gayle Kearns
College of Health
- Glenn Stone
College of Sciences and Humanities
- Jill Coleman and Sergiy Rosokha
Teachers College - Kate Shively
Honors College - Emily Rutter

For additional assistance, please email FacultySuccess@bsu.edu.