Salary and Benefits Committee

SALARY AND BENEFITS. This standing committee of six (6) and a University Planning and Budget Council representative as a nonvoting member appointed by the UF Chair shall have the following duties and responsibilities:

  1. Serve as an advisory body to the chief academic officer and/or president and his/her administration on matters of faculty salary and benefits. This advisory function will include but not be limited to the following:

    1. Review the Gallaudet University salary and benefits schedule relative to appropriate local and national comparators;

    2. Review the faculty salary and benefits package on an annual basis to ensure its continued suitability for the Gallaudet University faculty;

    3. Serve as a channel for faculty concerns about salary and benefits by canvassing the faculty at large and/or interacting with appropriate faculty governance bodies; and

    4. Serve as a conduit between the administration and the UF Senate on fiscal problems, priorities and crises emerging from sources either internal or external to Gallaudet University;

  2. Review with the chief academic officer and/or president of Gallaudet University the annual audited budget and discuss budget plans relative to faculty compensation for future years as often as is both feasible and necessary;

    1. This information will be used only for purposes of recommending salary and benefits to the UF Senate and the president within the framework of the total university budget; and

    2. Access to such budget information will be limited exclusively to this committee; and

  3. Report the results of its deliberations to the UF Senate.

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