Procedures for Merit Pay Review | Department of Accounting Handbook – College of Business Administration | Kent State University

Procedures for Merit Pay Review

A.    The Faculty Advisory Committee will review each file submitted for (1) Teaching, (2) Service, and (3) Research and/or Creative Activity Faculty Activity Faculty Excellence Awards for the award period.

B.    All award files will be reviewed by all Accounting Department FAC members. Each evaluator ranks all files except their own personal file along the dimensions of (1) Teaching, (2) Service, and (3) Research and/or Creative Activity. Possible rankings are High, Medium, Low, and None. The relevant form is shown in the Appendix to this Handbook.

C.    The FAC rankings will be summarized by the department chair and returned to the FAC for review. The format of these summaries is shown in the Appendix to this Handbook.

D.    The FAC will provide FAC recommendations to the department chair.

E.    At that time, a copy of the chair's memorandum containing merit pay recommendations to the Dean will be provided to all Department tenured and tenure-track faculty. The chairperson, after consideration of the FAC recommendations, will make recommendations for merit pay to the Dean using rankings of High, Medium, Low and None.