Faculty Compensation for Teaching Credit Courses as an Overload : P-055
Policy/Guideline AreaPersonnel Guidelines
Applicable DivisionsCommunity Colleges
The purpose of this guideline is to establish the procedure for setting faculty compensation for teaching credit courses as an overload at institutions governed by the Tennessee Board of Regents.
- Tennessee Board of Regents Policy 5:01:05:00 Outside Employment and Extra Compensation provides that “the minimum rates per credit hour of instruction… must be applied when calculating compensation for extra service for full-time faculty teaching credit courses at community colleges.”
A. The rates set forth in this Guideline shall be considered minimum rates for compensation of full-time faculty teaching credit courses in excess of the normal load.
1. Rank Rate per Credit Hour of Instruction
Full Professor $700
Associate Professor $650
Assistant Professor $600
B. The rate per credit hour of instruction refers to the number of credits granted toward the faculty load, which may differ from the number of student credit hours.
1. Faculty often receive more credits for teaching laboratory courses, for example, than they do for non-laboratory courses.
T.C.A. § 49-8-203
Presidents meeting November 8, 2005.