May 12, 1998
U. of South Carolina Professors Agree to Post-Tenure Reviews
Tenured professors at the University of South Carolina must pass a performance review every six years or risk losing their jobs, under a policy approved by faculty members, university officials said Monday.
The post-tenure review will include teaching evaluations by students and other faculty members, as well as an external review of research. The university's president, John M. Palms, praised faculty members for agreeing to the