January 8, 2008

From: PORT
Sent: Tuesday, January 08, 2008 3:49 PM
Subject: Faculty Hiring During Project Office/ BearQuest Transition

TO: Academic Departments with Faculty Searches Approved for 08/09
FROM: Project Office Replacement Team
DATE: January 8, 2008
RE: Faculty Hiring During Project Office/ BearQuest Transition
This is the 1st of 2 e-mails coming this week

In order to assist departments with open, approved faculty searches for the 2008/09 academic year, the PORT team will implement some procedures to help ease the transition from Project Office to BearQuest. See copies of this memo and other important information regarding the conversion from Project Office to BearQuest directly on the BearQuest website (www.baylor.edu/its/bearquest) or through the link on the Chair Resource Center (www.baylor.edu/crc).

Important Dates:
  • Now until February 15, 2008: Enter Faculty Hires in Project Office
  • Feb. 18 Feb. 29, 2008: Manually prepare faculty hire paperwork using the FPAR (Faculty Personnel Action Request) form.
  • February 19 and forward: Sign up and attend BearQuest training sessions through the POD website geared to departments
  • March 3, 2008: "Go Live" Date for BearQuest enter all hires in BearQuest