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

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

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.


SHSU Tenure Unit Standards


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