Faculty Compensation FY2018

Faculty Compensation FY2018


Faculty Compensation


Standing Committees of the Faculty Senate


This committee monitors issues and develop proposals surrounding the levels and distribution of faculty salaries, services and other benefits, communicates with faculty and administration concerning personnel policies affecting faculty.

The Committee on Faculty Compensation shall be composed of six members of the Faculty appointed for staggered three-year terms and an ex-officio representative from the Office of the Provost.


Chair Robert Schwaller, History, (2019)
Susan King, HSES, (2018)
Hossein Saiedian, Engineering, (2019)
Margaret Marco, Music, (2019)
Mark Holder, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology (2020)
Cambrey Nguyen, Pharmacy (2020)
Ex-officio member, Chris Brown, Vice Provost, Faculty Development


Approved by FacEx: 6/18/17
Approved by Faculty Senate: 9/7/17

  • For further information or to schedule a meeting with FacEx to discuss charges or the committee’s work, contact FacEx Chair Amalia Monroe-Gulick, almonroe@ku.edu.
  • Minutes of each meeting should be e-mailed to the Governance Office (govern@ku.edu) as they are approved.  The minutes will be posted to the Governance web site.
  • If the committee is recommending a change to university policy or rules, FacEx must officially receive that recommendation by March 6, 2018 in order to meet timeline requirements for full review by Governance.
  • Please send a report of the committee’s actions on each of the charges, as well as any recommendations the committee wishes to make concerning charges or membership for the following academic year, to University Governance, at govern@ku.edu, and submit the final report by April 16, 2018.

Standing charge:

  1. Collect information on levels and distribution of faculty salaries. Report and make policy   recommendations to FacEx and the Faculty Senate, including a 1-page executive summary of the Final Report.

Specific charge:

  1. Collect and analyze more data on Library salaries and salary compression. Compare library salaries with peer institutions and provide a report.
  2. Work with Staff Senate Committee to investigate the feasibility of implementing of dependent tuition assistance at KU and reciprocal agreements at the other Regent’s Schools as a benefit for faculty.
  3. Collect and analyze information on salaries, to determine if KU has equity with regard to gender, ethnicity and race.