University-Wide News


  • Reminder: Performance Evaluation Meetings must be conducted by Friday, July 26. Contact Cyndee Tanttari at 81-3553/ctanttari@twu.edu or Tony Yardley at 81-3563/ayardley@twu.edu if you have questions.

  • Reminder: Second-level supervisor approvals of performance evaluations are due Friday, July 12. First-level supervisors may then conduct the performance evaluation meeting. These meetings must be conducted by Friday, July 26. Contact Cyndee Tanttari at 81-3553 or ctanttari@twu.edu to Tony Yardley at 81-3563 or ayardley@twu.edu if you have questions.
  • Summer (10-week session) Course Evaluations will be open July 17-24. TWU student course evaluation allows for faculty to alter open/close dates and add extra questions. If you choose to adjust the instrument, you may do so any time up to seven days prior to the open date. If you wish to keep the default dates/instrument as-is, no action is required. Contact the Technology Service Desk at servicedesk@twu.edu or 81-3971 if you need any support in using the evaluation system.



  • Summer 2 Course Evaluations will be open June 26-July 3. TWU student course evaluation allows for faculty to alter open/close dates and add extra questions. If you choose to adjust the instrument, you may do so any time up to seven days prior to the open date. If you wish to keep the default dates/instrument as-is, no action is required. Contact the Technology Service Desk should you need any support in using the evaluation system: servicedesk@twu.edu or 940-898- 3971.
  • Staff self-appraisals are due this Friday, June 14.
  • TWU’s transition from Blackboard is almost complete, so you’ll need to get all materials out of Blackboard by Saturday, June 15.
  • A new affinity group has formed at Texas Woman's. TWQ is for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and other sexual and gender minority (LBGTQ+) employees. The group's first meeting will be 4 p.m. Monday, June 24, in room 113 of the Student Union. Contact Joshua Mackrill for more information.

The TWU Staff Council will meet 10-11:30 a.m., Thursday, June 13, in Stoddard Hall 308 in Denton, room 8720 in Dallas and room 6305 in Houston. All TWU staff are welcome to attend.


  • Check out Chancellor Carine M. Feyten’s May 2019 Boldly Go newletter online now! In this month’s newsletter, the chancellor focuses on “paying it forward.”
  • The 2018/2019 Staff Performance Evaluation process will begin June 3. More information will be provided as that date approaches. Meanwhile, Staff Performance Evaluation & Merit-Based Compensation training for staff employees and supervisors is available online. Links to training for employees and training for supervisors are provided, as well as links to information about the process.

The 2018/2019 Staff Performance Evaluation process will begin June 3. More information will be provided as that date approaches. Meanwhile, Staff Performance Evaluation & Merit-Based Compensation training for staff employees and supervisors is available online. Links to training for employees and training for supervisors are provided, as well as links to information about the process.


The TWU Staff Council will meet 10 a.m., Thursday, May 16, in room 101 of the Blagg-Huey Library on the Denton campus, with videoconferencing to room 4302 in Dallas and room 6305 in Houston. Guest speakers Tony Yardley and Holly Harris (human resources) will present information on merit-based compensation and employee benefits. Light refreshments will be provided, and all TWU staff are invited to attend. The council also is asking for feedback on the Pioneer Proud recognition initiative. Give them your opinion by completing a brief survey.


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