In order to encourage schools and colleges to continually improve their teaching, scholarly and creative activities, and service, Temple University implemented Periodic Program Review (PPR) in 2003 as a regular process.

Periodic Program Review at Temple University consists of three components:

  • Self-study
  • External review
  • Plan for improvement

View the Temple University policy on Periodic Program Review >>


Academic programs are reviewed every seven years with the aims of:

  • Assessing what programs do
  • Clarifying rationales for teaching, research, and service missions
  • Reviewing indicators of quality and student outcomes
  • Establishing action plans for improvement


For Academic Units

For External Reviewers