Structures & People

Committee on Workload and Compensation Charge

  1. The Joint Committee on Workload and Compensation (CWC) shall be composed of 9 voting members serving three year terms (eventually, but not initially, to be staggered three year terms). The Academic Staff Committee (ASC) shall appoint three Academic Staff representatives. The University Staff Committee (USC) shall appoint three University Staff representatives. The University Committee (UC) shall appoint three tenured Faculty representatives: one from the College of Professional Studies, one from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, and one at-large representative, subject to the condition that at least one of the three members shall also be a member of the Graduate Faculty. In addition, the Director of Institutional Research and one representative each from the ASC, the USC, and the UC shall serve as ex officio (non-voting) members of the CWC. These additional members shall each serve one year terms, or be reappointed annually for the duration of their service on the ASC, USC, or UC.
  2. The chair of the CWC shall attend a meeting of the ASC, USC, and UC at least once per semester to update them and report on plans and progress.
  3. The CWC is charged with both reporting and action responsibilities:
    1. The committee is charged with:
      1. Identifying the various existing and potential components of workload and forms of compensation for Academic Staff, University Staff, and Faculty,
      2. Identifying areas of concern and stress among personnel relating to workload and compensation, and
      3. Formulating options for remedying perceived workload and compensation shortcomings, dysfunctional procedures, or inequities on this campus.
    2. On an ongoing basis, and at least once per semester, the committee is asked to present Resolutions (relating to 3a) to the Academic Staff Committee, University Staff Committee, and Faculty Senate for action.