Some questions have come up on how the proposed compensation policy might affect part-time, temporary, and non-tenure track faculty. Here’s what I think the situation is now:
For part-time faculty, compensation is handled using the new compensation structure implemented by Beth last year. This is as follows:
- $4000 per four-credit course.
- $1250 per one-credit course.
- $2500 per two-credit course.
- $850 per lab section.
- For four-credit courses, faculty earn an additional $500 if the course enrolled more than 25 students.
- For four-credit courses, faculty earn an additional $500 for courses that end after 10 pm.
- This structure applies regardless of whether there are CCE or traditional students enrolled.
- This structure does not apply to music lessons, which are compensated from student fees.
For visiting full-time faculty, salaries are currently set by or negotiated with the Dean’s office as for tenure-track faculty. Under the compensation policy proposal, they would fit under the faculty formula, which includes a base for rank (visiting or non-tenure-track is one of the ranks) plus additional increments for a terminal degree, for experience, and for some disciplines (amounts and which disciplines still to be determined). Full-time non-tenure-track faculty are included in the hypothetical salary calculator I wrote, which is here.
Sorry for any confusion. Please feel free to ask questions or leave comments below this post or in the forums I’ve set up.