Rule Administrator: Executive VP and Provost

6.86 – Faculty Availability and Office Hours

PART 1: WORK HOURS Faculty members will be present and available to students during the entire official dates of every academic semester.  For the Fall semester, they will be available from the date of opening programs for faculty/staff through the date final grades are due; for the Spring semester, they will be available from the…
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6.92 – Faculty Consulting

PART 1: DEFINITIONS The following definitions, policies, and procedures will be applied to all Full-Time faculty members: University: New Mexico State University. Consulting: Services for compensation, not disbursed by the University, in an employee’s area of specialization. Consulting Time: That time afforded a faculty member during the faculty member’s normal working hours. Full-Time and Part-Time:…
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7.25 – Non-Tenure Track Faculty – Salary and Benefits Eligibility

Employing units will offer salaries to prospective college faculty on the basis of qualifications, availability of funding, and supply vs. demand, subject to the administrative approval procedures in effect for prospective tenure-track faculty. Salary scales for non-regular part-time, non-tenure-track faculty will be set each year for the Las Cruces campus and for the community colleges…
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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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