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Configure Legacy Vitas - Faculty

Legacy Vitas in Faculty Activity Reporting (FAR, Faculty180) are used by faculty members to generate their CVs. The standard CV is the default Vita template. By default, a CV displays all sections that have been created by the institution, and the activities within each section. Additional Vita templates can be configured for multiple unit levels and can be built hierarchically, beginning with the highest institutional level and then for subunits (colleges, departments, and more). This article explains how to construct a Vita using Legacy Vitas.

 

Biosketches are similar to vitas. However, some sections are required to be included in a biosketch and cannot be changed, as this could make the biosketch out of compliance with the granting agency's guidelines. Within a section, faculty members can select which items to display in the selected biosketch. In addition, date ranges for biosketches are typically locked to comply with the granting agency's guidelines.

 

Legacy Vitas Options

Option Details
Allow automatic display of new activities on vita Specify if new activities will automatically display on vita
Show Photo on Vita Specify if photo will display on  vita. To select a photo, click Profile on the Faculty menu, then click Personal Information
Show Empty Sections Specify if sections that do not contain any data should display on vita
Hide Vita Name Specify if the vita name should display on the vita
Hide Attachments on Vita Specify if links to attachments should be visible or hidden

Configure a new Legacy Vita

1. Add a new Vita under Legacy Vitas

Navigation: Vitas & Biosketches > Legacy Vitas > Add

  1. Click Legacy Vitas under the Vitas & Biosketches section of the navigation.
    Vitas & Biosketches section with Legacy Vitas selected
  2. Click the Add button.
 
 

2. Fill out information

  1. Type the Name to be assigned to the Vita.
  2. Select which Template will be used from the dropdown.
  3. Include a description of the Vita if desired.
  4. Click Save when finished.
 
 

Edit an existing Legacy Vita

1. Add a new Vita under Legacy Vitas

Navigation: Vitas & Biosketches > Legacy Vitas > Edit

  1. Click Legacy Vitas under the Vitas & Biosketches section of the navigation.
    Vitas & Biosketches section with Legacy Vitas selected
  2. Click the Edit icon (pencil) adjacent to the Vita to be edited..
 
 

2. Make desired changes

  1. Make desired changes to the General Information section and the Content section.
    • Click the blue double arrow icons to expand the sections.
  2. Click Save when finished.
 
 

Manage CVs

Select the tabs below to view more information on how to manage CVs.

Delete

  1. Click Legacy Vitas under the Vitas & Biosketches section of the navigation.
  2. Click the Delete icon ("X") adjacent to the desired Vita to delete it.
 
 

Clone

  1. Click Legacy Vitas under the Vitas & Biosketches section of the navigation.
  2. Click the Clone icon adjacent to the desired Vita to duplicate it.
 
 

Share/Export

  1. Click Legacy Vitas under the Vitas & Biosketches section of the navigation.
  2. Click the View icon (eye) adjacent to the desired Vita.
  3. Click the Export/Share button and select Word Document, PDF, My Interfolio Dossier, or Web Link based on the desired action.
 
 

Print

  1. Click Legacy Vitas under the Vitas & Biosketches section of the navigation.
  2. Click the View icon (eye) adjacent to the desired Vita.
  3. Click Print to print the Vita.  
 
 

Export personal Dossier

This content is only for users AND institutions that have Dossier Institution.

 

Faculty users in FAR that have a Dossier institution account will be able to export their CV directly to their personal Dossier for personal record keeping purposes and future storage.

 
  1. Click the Export/Share button.
  2. Select My Interfolio Dossier. The document will send to the personal Dossier as a PDF.