*Faculty members in the tracks and ranks of Professor, Research Professor, Teaching Professor, Associate Professor, Research Associate Professor, Associate Teaching Professor, Assistant Professor, Research Assistant Professor, and Assistant Teaching Professor are eligible to vote. In addition, full-time senior artists in residence and full-time artists in residence are 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 teaching professor, associate teaching professor, or assistant teaching 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
  • Teaching Professor
  • Clinical Professor, salaried
  • Clinical Professor
  • Clinical Professor, Dental Pathway
  • Affiliate Professor
  • Acting Professor
  • Visiting Professor
  • Professor
  • Professor WOT
  • Professor Tenure Track
  • Research Professor
  • Teaching Professor
  • Associate Professor
  • Associate Professor WOT
  • Research Associate Professor
  • Associate Teaching 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
  • Teaching Professor
  • Assistant Professor
  • Assistant Professor WOT
  • Research Assistant Professor
  • Assistant Teaching 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
  • Teaching Professor
  • Associate Professor
  • Associate Professor WOT
  • Research Associate Professor
  • Associate Teaching Professor
  • Associate Professor Tenure Track
  • Senior Lecturer, part-time quarterly
  • Senior Artist in Residence, full-time or part-time
  • Professor
  • Professor WOT
  • Professor Tenure Track
  • Research Professor
  • Teaching Professor
  • Associate Professor
  • Associate Professor WOT
  • Research Associate Professor
  • Associate Teaching Professor
  • Associate Professor Tenure Track
  • Assistant Professor
  • Assistant Professor WOT
  • Research Assistant Professor
  • Assistant Teaching Professor
  • Professor of Practice
  • Professor
  • Professor WOT
  • Professor Tenure Track
  • Research Professor
  • Teaching Professor
  • Associate Professor
  • Associate Professor WOT
  • Research Associate Professor
  • Associate Teaching Professor
  • Associate Professor Tenure Track
  • Assistant Professor
  • Assistant Professor WOT
  • Research Assistant Professor
  • Assistant Teaching Professor
  • Senior Artist in Residence, full-time
  • Lecturer full-time or part-time
  • Visiting Lecturer
  • Affiliate Lecturer
  • Artist in Residence, full-time or part-time
  • Professor
  • Professor WOT
  • Professor Tenure Track
  • Research Professor
  • Teaching Professor
  • Associate Professor
  • Associate Professor WOT
  • Research Associate Professor
  • Associate Teaching Professor
  • Associate Professor Tenure Track
  • Assistant Professor
  • Assistant Professor WOT
  • Research Assistant Professor
  • Assistant Teaching Professor
  • Senior Artist in Residence, full-time
  • Acting Instructor
  • Clinical Instructor, Salaried
  • Clinical Instructor
  • Affiliate Instructor
  • Teaching Associate
  • Professor
  • Professor WOT
  • Professor Tenure Track
  • Research Professor
  • Teaching Professor
  • Associate Professor
  • Associate Professor WOT
  • Research Associate Professor
  • Associate Teaching Professor
  • Associate Professor Tenure Track
  • Assistant Professor
  • Assistant Professor WOT
  • Research Assistant Professor
  • Assistant Teaching Professor
  • Senior Artist in Residence, full-time
  • Artist in Residence, full-time

References

Voting Guidelines Summarizes general voting guidelines for faculty
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 45 Documentation of Qualifications and Recommendations for Promotion, Tenure, and Merit Increases