Provost Banner

How to Reach Us

Office of the Provost
Fort Hays State University
600 Park Street
Sheridan Hall 302
Phone: (785) 628-4241
Fax: (785) 628-4157

Office Hours:
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Mon - Fri


Faculty and Unclassified Staff Handbook
Chapter 3 -- Faculty: Employment, Tenure, Promotion, and Merit

Annual Merit Recommendations: Procedures


Emeritus Faculty

Endowed and Named Faculty Appointments, Institutional Policy Guidelines for the Establishment of

Faculty Approval Policy and Process

Language Competency

Pay Period for Nine-Month Faculty
Faculty on nine-month academic contracts may elect to be paid on an annualized basis. An "Annualized Salary Agreement" form will be made available to all nine-month employees requesting them. New agreements begin at the start of each academic year.

Policy, Criteria, and Procedures for Determining Annual Merit, Promotion, and Tenure Recommendations

Post-Tenure Review

Program Specialist

Recruitment for Vacant Positions

Regents Distinguished Professorships

Salaries, Overload/Replacement/Part-Time Adjunct/Professional Unclassified Staff

Salaries, Seasonal

Salaries, Virtual College

Summer Session Purpose, Expectations, Policies, and Procedures

Travel and Subsistence Allowance for Candidates Interviewed

Unclassified Contract Policy

Unclassified Position Control Policy

Unclassified Professional Staff

Unclassified Professional Staff Furloughs or Pay Reductions

Visiting Faculty
An individual may be invited to serve as a visiting faculty member at Fort Hays State University for not more than 12 months (including summer session). A visiting Faculty member maybe given rank commensurate with the individual's qualifications and the rank as defined as FHSU (e.g., visiting assistant professor). A visiting faculty member may be continued in employment at FHSU as a temporary faculty member.

Back to top of page

The information in this document is provided for informational purposes only. It is not intended to create additional contractual obligations or benefits.

NOTE: The provisions published in this Faculty and Unclassified Staff Handbook are for general information only. Members of the collective bargaining unit represented by the Fort Hays State University chapter of the American Association of University Professors should consult the current Memorandum of Agreement for current terms and conditions applicable to bargaining unit members.


Back to top