Southeast Missouri State University

Bill 11-A-28 Faculty Merit Pay Policy and Faculty Tenure and Promotion Policy (Approved)

FACULTY SENATE SOUTHEAST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY

FACULTY SENATE BILL 11-A-28

Approved by the Faculty Senate May 4, 2011

Amendment to Faculty Merit Pay Policy and Faculty Tenure and Promotion Policy

BE IT RESOLVED THAT: the following modifications to the existing language of the Faculty Merit Pay Policy (Bill 08-A-05) and the Faculty Tenure and Promotion Policy (Bill 08-A-04) be made, except that if in FY 2012 the University receives a state budget appropriation equal to or less than 93% of that of FY 2011, then these amendments will go into effect for FY 2013.

1. The current language of the Faculty Merit Pay Policy (Bill 08-A-05) ...faculty will receive a salary increase funded by a pool consisting of at least 75 percent of the aggregate amount of each years' faculty salary increase determined through the annual budget review process", WILL BE REPLACED BY,

...faculty will receive a salary increase funded by a pool consisting of at least 87.5 percent of the aggregate amount of each year's faculty salary increase determined through the annual budget review process. Promotions to Associate Professor and Professor shall be funded as a "cost of continuing," determined by the annual budget review process."

2. The current language of the Faculty Promotion and Tenure Policy (Bill 08-A-04) "The base pay increases will be funded by a pool consisting of no more than 25 percent of the aggregate amount of each year's faculty salary increase determined through the annual budget review process", WILL BE REPLACED BY,

"The base pay increases will be funded by a pool of monies included in the University's annual cost of continuing determined through the annual budget review process. Post-Professorial Merit increases will be funded by a pool consisting of no more than 12.5 percent of the aggregate amount of each year's faculty salary increase determined through the annual budget review process. If there is a year in which there is no faculty salary increase, contingencies will be made to fund Post-Professional Merit through the annual budget review process."

Approved by Faculty Senate
Date: May 4, 2011

Approved by the President
Date: May 5, 2011

Approved by the Board of Regents
Date:

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