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7.30 – Tenure Track and Tenured Faculty – Salary Adjustments

PART 1: PURPOSE To establish a process for faculty compensation adjustments that address changes in cost of living, reward productivity and achievement, and correct market or equity disparities.   PART 2: CONTINGENCY Salary increases are contingent upon the availability of funding. The availability of funds for salary increases is typically determined each year after the…
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7.31 – Faculty Compensation for Teaching Continuing Education

It is the policy of the university that providing life-long learning through continuing education is an important part of its mission.  In order to encourage faculty to participate in these activities, the faculty may earn extra compensation for teaching in continuing education programs in lieu of consulting.  The extra compensation will normally be paid at…
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7.32 – Faculty Salary Increase for Promotion

PART 1: PURPOSE To reward and incentivize faculty progress along the academic ranks, and assist the university with the retention of talented, capable and experienced faculty through the award of promotional increases to base salary.   PART 2: INCREASE TO BASE SALARY FOR PROMOTION BETWEEN FACULTY RANKS Funds Availability: Subject to the contingencies described in ARP…
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7.34 – Faculty Compensation – Summer Assignments

PART 1: TEACHING For faculty at campuses whose faculty members have a normal teaching load of 24 credits during the regular year, summer teaching is paid at the rate 11.11% of annual salary for a 3 credit class or 3.70% of annual salary per credit hour. For faculty at campuses whose faculty members have a…
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7.35 – Academic Administrator Reassignment and Retreat

Due to the larger scope of responsibility of most administrative positions, the reassignment of an administrator with faculty rank to a faculty position normally results in a reduction of salary.  Several factors are considered in making the salary determination, including the level of faculty salaries in the department where the reassignment occurs. Normally, department heads…
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8.57 – Academic Department Head – Leaves

PART 1:  ANNUAL LEAVE Annual leave for full time 12-month department Heads is accrued and/or paid out pursuant to ARP 8.41 – LOA — Annual. Department heads must complete monthly leave reports indicating annual leave usage, and the dean’s office must maintain accurate leave records for each department head. Department heads will accrue annual leave beginning…
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8.65 – Emeritus Status

PART 1: EMERITUS STATUS The university provides for the emeritus faculty member the privileges and services available to all other faculty members. In furthering this objective, the following policies pertain: Emeritus status for faculty is based upon two conditions: That the faculty member is eligible for retirement under the New Mexico Educational Retirement Act or…
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9.18 – Non-Tenure Track Faculty – Evaluation, Promotion and Salary Adjustments

Each regular and non-regular non-tenure-track faculty member will be evaluated annually during the term of employment if the employment is renewed for more than one academic semester. The evaluation will be based on those duties described under the terms of employment as agreed upon by the individual and supervisor under the general headings of teaching…
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9.20 – [Pre-AY 18/19] Faculty Performance Evaluation

PART 1: POLICY STATEMENT The performance of each faculty member will be reviewed at least once a year by the department head, comparable administrator, or a committee. This review will include a written report submitted by the faculty member.  The form(s) of this report shall be determined by individual colleges (community colleges) in consultation with…
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9.21 – [Pre-AY 18/19] Faculty Promotion and Tenure – Introduction

(fka 5.90.1) Promotion and tenure decisions are the means by which NMSU rewards and retains its most valued scholars, sustains excellence in its instructional disciplines, and fulfills its mission to advance knowledge. The quality of faculty accomplishments in teaching and advising (or its equivalent), scholarship and creative activity, extension, outreach and service largely determines the quality…
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