Assuring Fairness and Consistency in Awarding Faculty Merit Raises

The previous section presented a methodology for deans to reward departments based on the extent that department target results were achieved. The same methodology applies to academic vice presidents who reward colleges based on the extent that the college’s target results were achieved. It is the responsibility of the department chair to reward faculty within their department based on how well each faculty member carried out his or her assigned tasks. However, it is the responsibility of the dean to make certain that there is fairness and appropriate consistency in how faculty merit raises are awarded between departments. In particular, it is the duty of the dean to make sure ...

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