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Faculty Workload and Workload Equivalents

All full-time tenured and tenure-track faculty of the department are expected to carry a maximum workload of twenty-four (24) credit hours per academic year.  Full-time non-tenure track faculty members are expected to carry a maximum workload of thirty  (30) credit hours per academic year.  (See, University Policy 6-18)  The workload for each individual faculty member is assigned by the Chair with the approval of the Dean.  The FAC shall advise the Chair on issues related to teaching assignments, class schedules and the appropriate application of workload equivalents. The Chair shall provide each faculty member with a statement of her/his workload.

The department’s specifications for such workload equivalencies are given in the table below

Table 1.

TEACHING AND RELATED WORKLOAD
Courses                                                             1-15 hours/semester
Graduate student supervision             1-2 hours/semester

ADMINISTRATIVE WORKLOAD
Graduate coordinator                            3 hours/semester
Undergraduate coordinator                 3 hours/semester
Other department service                   1-2 hours/semester

SCHOLARSHIP WORKLOAD
Research                                                   1-3* hours/semester
University service                                 Hours mandated by CBA / semester

*In exceptional circumstances, and with approval of the Chair and Dean, other workload credit may be given in the research category.