Communication

The content in this knowledge base is based upon the standard FACULTY180 environment. Your institution may have made changes to customize the FACULTY180 environment to meet your institution's needs; therefore, the screens in your FACULTY180 environment may differ slightly from the knowledge base. For more information, please contact your FACULTY180 administrator.

Email Messages

Administrators can easily send e-mail messages to faculty members and other administrators through FACULTY180 from the Communication screen. For institutions that do not use single sign-on, administrators can also manage faculty logins for FACULTY180from the Communication screen.

To send an e-mail message to faculty members and other administrators, do the following:

  1. On the Admin menu, click Communication. The Communication screen displays as shown below:
  1. Click Email Faculty in the Email Messages section. The Email Faculty dialog box opens.

 

  1. Select the message recipients. Various filter options, including unit and employment status, can be used to select the recipients for the message.
  1. In the Message section, type the subject and the message body. A salutation can also be selected for the message.
  2. When you are finished, click Send. The message is sent to the selected recipients.

Managing Logins for Institution Users

To manage the FACULTY180 logins for faculty members and other administrators, do the following:

  1. On the Admin menu, click Communication. The Communication screen displays.
  2. Click Email Faculty Logins in the Email Messages section. The Email Faculty Logins dialog box opens.
  1. Select the faculty/administrators who need login information for FACULTY180. Various filter options, including unit and employment status, can be used to select the recipients for the message.
  2. In the Message section, type the subject and the message body. A salutation can also be selected for the message.
  3. When you are finished, click Send. The message is sent to the selected recipients.

Dashboard Mesages

Administrators can use the Communication screen to post messages for faculty members and other administrators in the To Do section on their FACULTY180 Dashboard. Messages can include custom messages and reminders that their Faculty Classification Form needs to be completed. Expiration dates for dashboard messages can also be specified so the message no longer displays on the dashboard after the expiration date.

To post a message to faculty members and other administrators on the dashboard, do the following:

  1. On the Admin menu, click Communication. The Communication screen displays.
  2. The following 2 options are available in the Dashboard Messages section:
  • Custom Message: Create a custom message to be posted in the To Do section on the dashboard for selected faculty/administrators. An expiration date for the message can also be specified.
  • Faculty Classification Form: The other option allows admin users to post a reminder message in the To Do section on the dashboard for selected faculty/administrators that their Faculty Classification Form needs to be completed for the specified academic term. The message will only be posted for those who have not yet completed their Faculty Classification Form. An expiration date for the message can also be specified.
  1. For each option, various filter options, including unit and employment status, can be used to select the recipients of the messages. Recipients can also be manually selected in the Faculty List section.
  2. When you are finished, click Send. The message is sent to the selected recipients.