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Compensation for Faculty on Academic Year Appointments

Section: Academic Policies
Policy Name: Compensation for Faculty on Academic Year Appointments
Policy Owner: Provost
Responsible University Office: Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs
Origination Date: January 2000
Revisions:
Legacy Policy Number: 4-03
  1. PURPOSETo provide a policy statement on salary payments for faculty on academic year appointments (9/1-8/31).
  2. POLICYAll regular members of the teaching staff of the University are fully engaged for the whole year of fifty-two weeks. While, normally, members of the teaching staff are required to teach for only nine months annually, responsibilities of faculty to the University do not cease during the summer months. As a result, faculty under contract from September 1 to August 31, will be paid in the normal manner during that period rather than a lump sum payment in June for their remaining months of service under their contracts. This insures that faculty fringe benefits are covered during this time period