A. To investigate, initiate,
and recommend annually policy concerning faculty members' salaries and fringe
B. To recommend annual
allocations for base pay, market pay, merit pay and fringe benefits, as
C. To establish and maintain
liaison with parallel UCM committees for nonexempt staff and professional
non-faculty groups, as well as other faculty, university, and special
committees, for the purpose of investigating and recommending fringe benefit
programs of common interest. The chair or his/her designee is responsible for
communicating with such parallel UCM committees.
D. To review annually all
components of the UCM faculty compensation model (base/market/merit/benefits) to
assure reasonable competitiveness for all disciplines.
E. To conduct periodic
reviews of salary and benefits data from other comprehensive institutions, in
conjunction with established comparison benchmarks. "Periodic" is here defined
as allowing a period of no more than three years between such reviews.
F. To develop and monitor
periodic reviews, in conjunction with the Provost, to detect and suggest
remedies for salary inequities based on race, color, sex, religion, national
origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, or veteran status. "Periodic"
is here defined as allowing a period of no more than three years between such
G. To consult with and
provide advice/counsel to the Provost on matters regarding faculty compensation,
H. To approve/disapprove
market pay status for any department/discipline making application through the
Office of the Provost.
POSITION IN THE ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE
A. Reports to the Faculty
Senate generally, but may report to the Office of the Provost in designated
A. Composition (9 or more members)
1. The Committee shall
consist of two faculty members from each college, and one from the Library.
2. The Committee may seek ex
officio, non-voting members from related committees (faculty
senate/university/special) and/or from the Office of Human Resources.
Faculty members are elected from
among the full-time faculty of each college and the Library.
C. Selection of Chair
The Committee elects the chair from
among its elected members. The chair must either have served on the Committee
the previous year or have past experience serving on the Committee.
D. Term of Service
1. Two years, staggered
terms: one member from each college and one from the Library elected
2. Members may serve no more
than two consecutive terms. The Faculty Senate Elections Committee may make an
exception if a college has no qualified representative to serve on the
A. The Committee chair is
responsible for creating and maintaining a Policy and Procedures Manual, a copy
to be kept in the Faculty Senate office.
B. The Committee is likely to
meet during the summer months.
C. The Committee will make
recommendations regarding annual compensation increases no later than January
D. Each May, the Chair will
file a written report with the Faculty Senate office summarizing Committee
activities for the year.
E. The Committee typically
interfaces with the following groups during the fiscal year:
F. Each FS committee chair is responsible for completing and submitting the committee's annual report to the FS Office Professional by May 15th each year.
G. Each Faculty Senate and University/Administrative Committee chair is responsible for completing and submitting a triennial charge review by the designated time to the Committee on Committee’s representative.
H. Committees may conduct business and voting via electronic means.
REV 1/07; 11/10; REV 4/2011; REV 11/2012; REV 5/2014; REV 9/2015; REV 3/2016