Section 1. General.
1.1. Scope - This rule establishes policy in regard to faculty and administrative productivity.
1.2. Authority - W. Va. Code §18B-7-7, §18B-7-8
1.3. Effective Date - February 11, 2005
(Transferred from WVU Board of Governors on July 1, 2008)
Section 2. Productivity: Faculty and Administrative.
2.1. Administrators shall be at least ten percent (10%) more productive than administrators at similar peer institutions as approved by the Policy Commission.
2.1.1 Administrators shall be defined as employees in senior-level positions that should be reported according to the CUPA (College and University Personnel Association) administrator survey guidelines.
2.1.2. In addition to their regular administrative duties, all campus administrators holding faculty rank shall teach at least one (1) course during each eighteen-month employment period or conduct appropriate academic research. Teaching and/or research conducted by administrators shall be evaluated in accordance with institutional policy.
2.1.3 Appropriate measures of productivity will be compared with equivalent data for similar peer institutions as approved by the Policy Commission. Such measures shall include the number of administrators as a percent of total full-time employees and the average administrator salary as compared to the appropriate peer average in addition to such other measures as may be deemed appropriate.
2.2. The average number of student credit hours taught per faculty FTE at each institution shall be at least ten percent (10%) greater than the average during the most recent year for which comparable data are available at similar peer institutions as approved by the Policy Commission. Where appropriate, the institutions shall develop means to relate credit hours to contact hours. The population of faculty will be consistent with those reported in the federal IPEDS (Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System) survey.