L&S Chairs & Summer Service

Summary information concerning compensation for extraordinary service during summer session.

Service as department chair does not require service as chair of the departmental summer sessions. L&S department chairs (and directors of large programs) receive a temporary base adjustment equivalent to 1/9th of their academic year salary when they become chair. This temporary base adjustment is considered compensation for the additional and time-consuming responsibilities performed during the academic year, as well as for those occasions when they are called upon during the summer to provide service. At the end of a term as chair, the temporary base adjustment is removed effective with the start date of the upcoming contract period.  Summer salaries for faculty who have served their final year as department chair will be based on the previous academic, full-time academic year rate.

The Summer Sessions chair (or others providing administrative support during the summer) does not receive a temporary base adjustment. The departmental chair may serve as Summer Session chair, however, so long as total summer compensation does not exceed the campus limits. For information about overloads, see Overloads for Faculty, Academic Staff and Limited Appointments .  For information about two-ninths summer salary, see What is the L&S Policy concerning request for payment of more than two-ninths summer salary for unclassified academic employees? .

Questions concerning payrolling of Summer Service should be directed to ChoonYee Ho-Jonas (263-2314 or choonyee.hojonas@wisc.edu).

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Keywords:compensation additional duties summer session   Doc ID:21682
Owner:Elaine K.Group:College of Letters & Science
Created:2011-12-11 18:22 CDTUpdated:2016-07-01 10:39 CDT
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