Academic Personnel

Merit Voting Matrix

  • Matrix
  • Faculty code references
  • *Faculty members holding the ranks/titles of Professor, Research Professor, Associate Professor, Research Associate Professor, Assistant Professor, and Research Assistant Professor must have appointments at 50% or greater to be eligible to vote. In addition, Principal Lecturers and Senior Lecturers with annual or multi-year appointments at 50% or greater are also eligible to vote. A retired assistant professor, associate professor, or professor, or a retired research assistant professor, research associate professor, or research professor, or a retired principal lecturer or senior lecturer, is also eligible to vote on merit and merit-based salary increases during the quarter(s) he or she is serving on a part-time basis.
  • **All faculty, whether serving under visiting, acting, research, clinical, or affiliate appointment, or whether serving on a part-time or full-time basis, shall be reviewed annually for merit to arrive at a recommendation for any applicable merit-based salary increase.

Matrix

Rank or Title of Faculty Member** Faculty Eligible to Vote on Merit*
  • Professor
  • Professor WOT
  • Professor Tenure Track
  • Research Professor
  • Clinical Professor, salaried
  • Clinical Professor
  • Clinical Professor, Dental Pathway
  • Affiliate Professor
  • Acting Professor
  • Visiting Professor
  • Professor
  • Professor WOT
  • Professor Tenure Track
  • Research Professor
  • Associate Professor
  • Associate Professor WOT
  • Research Associate Professor
  • Associate Professor Tenure Track
  • Clinical Associate Professor, salaried
  • Clinical Associate Professor
  • Clinical Associate Professor, Dental Pathway
  • Affiliate Associate Professor
  • Acting Associate Professor
  • Visiting Associate Professor
  • Professor
  • Professor WOT
  • Professor Tenure Track
  • Research Professor
  • Assistant Professor
  • Assistant Professor WOT
  • Research Assistant Professor
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, salaried
  • Clinical Assistant Professor
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Dental Pathway
  • Affiliate Assistant Professor
  • Acting Assistant Professor
  • Visiting Assistant Professor
  • Professor
  • Professor WOT
  • Professor Tenure Track
  • Research Professor
  • Associate Professor
  • Associate Professor WOT
  • Research Associate Professor
  • Associate Professor Tenure Track
  • Principal Lecturer, full-time or part-time
  • Professor
  • Professor WOT
  • Professor Tenure Track
  • Research Professor
  • Associate Professor
  • Associate Professor WOT
  • Research Associate Professor
  • Associate Professor Tenure Track
  • Assistant Professor
  • Assistant Professor WOT
  • Research Assistant Professor
  • Senior Lecturer, full-time or part-time
  • Senior Artist in Residence, full-time or part-time
  • Professor
  • Professor WOT
  • Professor Tenure Track
  • Research Professor
  • Associate Professor
  • Associate Professor WOT
  • Research Associate Professor
  • Associate Professor Tenure Track
  • Assistant Professor
  • Assistant Professor WOT
  • Research Assistant Professor
  • Principal Lecturer
  • Professor of Practice
  • Professor
  • Professor WOT
  • Professor Tenure Track
  • Research Professor
  • Associate Professor
  • Associate Professor WOT
  • Research Associate Professor
  • Associate Professor Tenure Track
  • Assistant Professor
  • Assistant Professor WOT
  • Research Assistant Professor
  • Principal Lecturer
  • Senior Lecturer
  • Senior Artist in Residence, full-time
  • Lecturer, full-time or part-time, competitive recruitment or temporary
  • Visiting Lecturer
  • Affiliate Lecturer
  • Artist in Residence, full-time or part-time
  • Professor
  • Professor WOT
  • Professor Tenure Track
  • Research Professor
  • Associate Professor
  • Associate Professor WOT
  • Research Associate Professor
  • Associate Professor Tenure Track
  • Assistant Professor
  • Assistant Professor WOT
  • Research Assistant Professor
  • Principal Lecturer
  • Senior Lecturer
  • Senior Artist in Residence, full-time
  • Acting Instructor
  • Clinical Instructor, Salaried
  • Clinical Instructor
  • Affiliate Instructor
  • Teaching Associate
  • Research Associate
  • Professor
  • Professor WOT
  • Professor Tenure Track
  • Research Professor
  • Associate Professor
  • Associate Professor WOT
  • Research Associate Professor
  • Associate Professor Tenure Track
  • Assistant Professor
  • Assistant Professor WOT
  • Research Assistant Professor
  • Principal Lecturer
  • Senior Lecturer
  • Senior Artist in Residence, full-time
  • Lecturer, full-time

Faculty Code References

  • Faculty Code Section 21-31: Establishes “Membership in the Faculty” and “voting eligibility based on superior rank”
  • Faculty Code Section 21-32: Establishes “Voting Membership in the Faculty”
    • 21-32A: Establishes that a retired assistant professor, associate professor or professor (tenure-track, tenured, WOT and research), or a retired principal lecturer or senior lecturer, are eligible to vote during the quarters they are serving on a part-time basis.
    • 21-32B: Establishes the ranks and titles of those members of the faculty who do not have any voting rights (e.g. clinical, clinical dental pathway, affiliate, acting, visiting).
  • Faculty Code Section 24-40: “WOT faculty members have same rights, responsibilities and obligations as tenure-track and tenured faculty members at those ranks”
  • Faculty Code Section 24-55: Establishes “Procedure for Salary Increases Based Upon Merit”
    • 24-55B: Merit and salary of each faculty member below the rank and title of professor shall be considered by the voting members of the department superior in rank and title.
    • 24-55C: The chair of a department, or dean of an undepartmentalized school/college shall consider the merit and salary of each full professor in their unit with the advice of the full professors based on a procedure approved by the voting members of the unit.
  • Faculty Code Section 24-57: Establishes “Procedural Safeguards for Merit-Based Salary”
  • Executive Order No. 45: Documentation of Qualifications and Recommendations for Promotion, Tenure, and Merit Increases