Tenure Unit Standards


SHSU Tenure Unit Standards

In support of the following academic policy statements, tenure unit performance standards will be maintained and made publicly available by the Office of the Provost’s Faculty Records Team herein. Per policy, each of these sets of standards will be reviewed every five (5) years. Approved and signed standards will be posted on this site in the required submission format (PDF).

  • APS 900417, Faculty Reappointment, Tenure, and Promotion of Tenured and Tenure-Track Faculty
  • APS 980204, Performance Evaluation of Tenured Faculty (Post-Tenure Review)
  • APS 820317, The Faculty Evaluation System of Tenured and Tenure-Track Faculty
  • APS 890301, Hiring, Evaluation, Promotion, and Merit for Non-Tenure Track Faculty

Tenure units/departments, please route your standards for signatures with this form, using this routing sheet. Should you have any issues, please email the Faculty Records Team to request assistance.


SHSU Tenure Unit Standards

The provisions of each document are pursuant and subject to the applicable SHSU policies (including APS 820317, 900417, 980204, 890301) and Texas State University System Rules and Regulations.


+Type, for document uploads, C = Category; Y = Year

College Tenure Unit T&P PTR FES NTT P NTT AE Type+
CAM Art PDF PDF PDF PDF PDF C
CAM Dance PDF PDF PDF PDF PDF C
CAM Mass Communication PDF PDF PDF PDF PDF C
CAM Music PDF PDF PDF PDF PDF C
CAM Theatre & Musical Theatre PDF PDF PDF PDF PDF C
COBA Accounting PDF PDF PDF PDF PDF C
COBA Economics & International Business PDF PDF PDF PDF PDF C
COBA Finance & Banking PDF PDF PDF PDF PDF C
COBA Business Administration & Entrepreneurship PDF PDF PDF PDF PDF C
COBA Management, Marketing & Information Systems PDF PDF PDF PDF PDF C
COCJ Criminal Justice & Criminology PDF PDF PDF PDF PDF C
COCJ Forensic Science PDF PDF PDF PDF PDF C
COCJ Security Studies PDF PDF PDF PDF PDF C
COCJ Victim Studies PDF PDF PDF PDF PDF C
COE Counselor Education PDF PDF PDF PDF PDF Y
COE Educational Leadership PDF PDF PDF PDF PDF Y
COE Library Science & Technology PDF PDF PDF PDF PDF Y
COE Teaching & Learning PDF PDF PDF PDF PDF Y
COHS Human Sciences PDF PDF PDF PDF PDF C
COHS Kinesiology PDF PDF PDF PDF PDF C
COHS Nursing PDF PDF PDF PDF PDF C
COHS Public Health PDF PDF PDF PDF PDF C
CHSS Communication Studies PDF PDF PDF PDF PDF C
CHSS English PDF PDF PDF PDF PDF C
CHSS History PDF PDF PDF PDF PDF C
CHSS Philosophy PDF PDF PDF PDF PDF C
CHSS Political Sciences PDF PDF PDF PDF PDF C
CHSS Psychology PDF PDF PDF PDF PDF C
CHSS Sociology PDF PDF PDF PDF PDF C
CHSS World Languages & Cultures PDF PDF PDF PDF PDF C
COM All Departments PDF PDF PDF PDF PDF C
COSET Agricultural Sciences PDF PDF PDF PDF PDF C
COSET Biological Sciences PDF PDF PDF PDF PDF C
COSET Chemistry PDF PDF PDF PDF PDF C
COSET Computer Science PDF PDF PDF PDF PDF C
COSET Engineering Technology PDF PDF PDF PDF PDF C
COSET Enviromental & Geosciences PDF PDF PDF PDF PDF C
COSET Mathematics & Statistics PDF PDF PDF PDF PDF C
COSET Physics & Astronomy PDF PDF PDF PDF PDF C
NGL Library Public Services PDF PDF PDF PDF PDF C
NGL Library Technical Services PDF PDF PDF PDF PDF Y

Sample Standards and Resources

For your convenience, the following examples of previous performance standards (titles abbreviated for space) are available. (Kindly note that this is an ongoing process and you are free to email any examples of previous performance standards you may have as a sample to share on this portal.)

Please note: Although collegiality is included in current samples (particularly in the Tenure & Promotion documents), it will not be included in future documents, per the new policies.