Faculty Compensation FY2019

Committee Details:

Committee: Faculty Compensation
Committee Category: Standing Committees of the Faculty Senate
Fiscal Year: FY2019
Fiscal Year: 2019


  • Chair: Mark Holder, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology (2020)
  • Hossein Saiedian, Engineering, (2019)
  • Margaret Marco, Music, (2019)
  • Cambrey Nguyen, Pharmacy (2020)
  • David Weis, Chemistry (2021)
  • Ex-officio: Chris Brown, Vice Provost, Faculty Development


Standing Charges

  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 Charges

  1. Work with Staff Senate Committee to investigate what, if any, negotiations should take place with regard to implementing some form of dependent tuition assistance program at KU.
  2. Work with the Office of Institutional Research and Planning to guide analysis of salaries for equity in gender, ethnicity, and race at a frequency to be determined.
  3. Investigate the factors contributing salary disparity between faculty at various ranks and provide recommendation to FacEx on strategies that it should advocate for in order to address the disparity in salaries between KU faculty by rank, especially at the associate level.

Final Reports and Outcomes

Faculty Compensation Final Report FY2019 (pdf)

Faculty Compensation FY2019