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myVITA  is a web-based faculty activity reporting system that allows faculty members at all UM System campuses to report on their research, teaching, service, scholarship and creative works.

All tenured, tenure-track, and ranked non-tenure-track are evaluated in myVITA. Below are instructions for being evaluated in myVITA. Different guidelines and forms may be utilized by different colleges.

Training resources are available below and on the UM System myVITA website.


Annual Evaluation Process (for faculty)

The first step is for faculty to review and enter information into the Profile and Activities section of myVITA for the period for which they are being evaluated. This time period may also differ by college. Please see the table under “Timing and Sample Forms” for timelines and windows for which faculty will be evaluated for annual review. As the annual review processes are confirmed for each school or college, the information will be added to the interactive tool below.

The evaluator (dean/chair/director) will view the annual activities for the faculty member’s previous calendar year in the MU Activity Report. The MU Activity Report pulls the information that is available in the Profile and Activities sections of myVITA. The document below provides directions on how to run an MU Activity Report for the previous calendar year and a guide for updating activities. A faculty member should review this report and 1) update information that should no longer be included and 2) add information that is not yet in myVITA.

PDF – View MU Activity Report and update info in myVITA Activities

Please be sure to save any work you have done before moving to a new activity or closing out of myVITA. The SAVE button is at the bottom of activity records, self-report forms, and all sections where faculty can update data in myVITA. Be sure to save at least once an hour or data may be lost.


Annual Evaluation Process (for evaluators)

The following document will walk chairs, deans, and directors through the process they will use to manage evaluations.

Managing Evaluations in myVITA for Chairs, Directors, and Deans


Timing and Sample Forms

Each school or college has similar steps for the annual evaluation but may use different forms. For the timelines and help documents with samples of the forms for each step, select your college below. The names of the steps link to documents that walk you through each step. 



Updates for 2020-21

  • Adding Post Docs
  • Adding Graduate Students
  • Building on Joint Appointment Collaborative evaluations
  • Easier reporting of information out of myVITA


MU myVITA College/School Coordinators and Dean Designees

College or Equivalent College/School Coordinators Dean or Dean Designee
Provost Office MU Campus – Jami Thompson Provost Designee – Assoc Provost Chris Riley-Tillman
Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources Jessica Orsini Bryan Garton
Arts & Science Andrew Longley A. Cooper Drury
Business Lee Ann Parker Chris Robert

Ashley Dolan

Angela Malone

John Lannin
Engineering Jenne Parker Paul Chan
Extension Kim Shettlesworth Chad Higgins
Health Professions Kimberly Jones-Jackson

Judith Goodman

Stephanie Reid-Arndt

Human Environmental Sciences Johanna Boyer Brenda Lohman
Interdisciplinary Units   Jeni Hart
Journalism Sheryl Cullina Lynda Kraxberger
Law Monique Prince Lyrissa Lidsky
Libraries Sheryl Cullina Deb Ward

Kirsten Malinee

Shari Ackerman

Frederick Fraunfelder
Nursing Linda Huether Lori Popejoy
Veterinary Medicine Megan Wilkinson Carolyn Henry