Application For Merit

Merit Period ________­­___ to ­­_____________ Due Date: _________ 5:00 p.m.

All TT Faculty wishing to be considered for merit must submit a single file consisting of the three chapters (see Merit File: Required Chapters) clearly separated by dividers. Self-assessment forms B, C & D must be completed and emailed to fellow applicants before the specified deadline, after which applicants will review, verify evidence, and vote on acceptance. If an applicant disagrees with the findings, he or she may submit an appeal to the FC Chair who will call a special meeting of the Merit Committee. The Merit Committee will arrive at the appeal decision through a simple majority vote, and the decision regarding the Faculty share of merit awards are final.

The FC Chair will forward FORM D to the Dean. A determination of the preliminary distribution of awards for each submission category according to the criteria are outlined here. The Dean will forward to FC his/her recommendation for the Dean’s portion of the merit allocation.

Formula for distributing the Research Award

Formula for distributing the Teaching Award

Step 1: Find B = Sum of all earned scores in FORM B
Step 2: Find R = Unit value of Research score = divide B by total research fund.
Step 3: Research award for the applicant = multiply the total research score by unit value R as determined in Step 2.

Step 1: Find C = Sum of all earned scores in FORM C
Step 2: Find T = Unit value of teaching score = divide C by total teaching fund.
Step 3: Teaching award for the applicant = multiply the total teaching score by unit value T as determined in Step 2