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ARTICLE EIGHT: SALARIES

Section 8.0 2015-2016 Salaries

Effective with the 2015-2016 appointment year, full-time members of the bargaining unit (including

anyone on phased retirement) who were employed on April 30, 2015 are qualified to receive the pay raises

provided in this Section. A pay raise of no less than two and one-half percent (2.5%) of the total amount of

the academic year salaries of all qualified Faculty Members under this Section shall be distributed on July

1, 2015. The aggregate amount of this pay raise shall be distributed to individual faculty on the following

basis:

Subdivision 8.01 Percentage Increase July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016

Each qualified Faculty Member shall receive an increase in his/her base salary on July 1, 2015 for the

appointment year 2015-2016 equal to .4 times the percentage amount of two and one-half percent (2.5%).

Subdivision 8.02 Incremental Increase July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016

Each qualified Faculty Member shall also receive an increase in his/her base salary on July 1, 2015 for the

appointment year 2015-2016 equal to .25 times the percentage amount of two and one-half percent (2.5%)

times the average appointment year salary of all qualified faculty members employed on April 30, 2015.

Subdivision 8.03 Individual Adjustment Increase July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016

Each qualified Faculty Member shall also receive an Individual Adjustment Increase for merit and

promotions, the distribution of which shall not be subject to the grievance procedure. The Board shall

distribute a total amount of Individual Adjustment increases not less than .35 times the percentage amount

of two and one-half percent (2.5%) times the total appointment year salaries of all full-time members of the

bargaining unit who were employed on April 30, 2015. The United Faculty shall be provided, as soon as

reasonably practicable, a list of the recipients and amounts of Individual Adjustment awards.

Subdivision 8.04 MinimumSalaries by Rank

For the 2015-2016 appointment year, all full-time members of the bargaining unit shall receive no less than

the amount listed on Appendix A for zero years in her/his rank.

Subdivision 8.05 DiscretionaryMarket Increase

The Board may make an individual salary adjustment increase for a Faculty Member because of market

conditions. This shall be at the Board’s discretion; however, the amount spent by the Board shall not be

included or figured as part of the salary increase. Such payments shall be in addition to any other salary

increases per this contract.

Section 8.1 2016-2017 Salaries

Effective with the 2016-2017 appointment year, full-time members of the bargaining unit (including

anyone on phased retirement) who were employed on April 30, 2016, are qualified to receive the pay raises

provided in this Section. A pay raise of no less than less than two and one-half percent (2.5%) of the total

amount of the academic year salaries of all qualified Faculty Members under this Section shall be

distributed on July 1, 2016. The aggregate amount of this pay raise shall be distributed to individual

faculty on the following basis:

Subdivision 8.11 Percentage Increase July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017

Each qualified Faculty Member shall receive an increase in his/her base salary on July 1, 2016 for the

appointment year 2016-2017 equal to .4 times the percentage amount of two and one-half percent (2.5%).

Subdivision 8.12 Incremental Increase July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017

Each qualified Faculty Member shall also receive an increase in his/her base salary on July 1, 2016 for the

appointment year 2016-2017 equal to .25 times the percentage amount of two and one-half percent (2.5%),

times the average appointment year salary of all qualified faculty members employed on April 30, 2016.

Subdivision 8.13 Individual Adjustment Increase July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017

Each qualified Faculty Member shall also receive an Individual Adjustment Increase for merit and

promotions, the distribution of which shall not be subject to the grievance procedure. The Board shall

distribute a total amount of Individual Adjustment increases not less than .35 times the percentage amount

of two and one-half percent (2.5%) times the total appointment year salaries of all full-time members of the

bargaining unit who were employed on April 30, 2016. The United Faculty shall be provided, as soon as

reasonably practicable, a list of the recipients and amounts of Individual Adjustment awards.

Subdivision 8.14 MinimumSalaries by Rank

For the 2016-2017 appointment year, all full-time members of the bargaining unit shall receive at least the

amount listed on Appendix A for zero years in her/his rank.

Subdivision 8.15 DiscretionaryMarket Increase

The Board may make an individual salary adjustment increase for a Faculty Member because of market

conditions. This shall be at the Board’s discretion; however, the amount spent by the Board shall not be

included or figured as part of the salary increase. Such payments shall be in addition to any other salary

increases per this contract.

Section 8.2 Promotions

Subdivision 8.211 2015-2016 Promotion Increases

For the 2015-2016 appointment year, every Faculty Member promoted in rank shall receive at least three

thousand dollars ($3,000) to Assistant Professor; three thousand seven hundred dollars ($3,700) to

Associate Professor; and four thousand four hundred dollars ($4,400) to Professor; in addition to a

percentage increase and an incremental increase.

Subdivision 8.212 2016-2017 Promotion Increases

For the 2016-2017 appointment year, every Faculty Member promoted in rank shall receive at least three

thousand dollars ($3,000) to Assistant Professor; three thousand seven hundred dollars ($3,700) to

Associate Professor; and four thousand four hundred dollars ($4,400) to Professor; in addition to a

percentage increase and an incremental increase.

Section 8.3 Part-time Salaries

Part-time faculty shall be paid at a rate of no less than one thousand five hundred ninety-five dollars

($1,595) per credit hour for the 2015-2016 appointment year and one thousand five hundred ninety-five

dollars ($1,595) per credit hour for the 2016-2017 appointment year.

Section 8.4 MinimumSalary Guidelines

The maximum number of years applicable under this Section shall be as shown on Appendix A for the

2015-2016 and 2016-2017 appointment years. A Faculty Member promoted in rank shall receive credit for

one-half of her/his years of service (rounded up to the nearest whole number) with the Board at UNI, in the

new rank, for purposes of these minimumsalary guidelines as applicable to full-time FacultyMembers.

Section 8.5 Probationary Appointment Salaries

Notwithstanding any other provisions of this Article, salaries for initial probationary appointments shall be

set without regard to salaries for previous temporary appointments.

Section 8.6 Salary Payments

Faculty Members on regular academic year appointment shall be paid, at the option of the Faculty Member,

in ten (10) or twelve (12) equal installments at the end of each month beginning in August or July

respectively. A Faculty Member shall be paid at the previously designated option unless the Faculty

Member notifies the University in writing of a change prior to May 15 preceding the academic year.

Section 8.7 Special Compensation

A Faculty Member shall be compensated up to twenty-five percent (25%) of her/his academic year base

pay for additional work for the University which adds substantially to regular duties or is substantially

different from regular assigned responsibilities. All such work shall be approved by the faculty member’s

Department Head or Director, Dean, and Executive Vice President and Provost before any such work

begins.