222  Adjunct Faculty Compensation

Approved by President
Effective Date: August 22, 2019
Responsible Division: Academic Affairs
Responsible Office:  University Provost
Responsible Officer: Associate Provost for Academic Administration and Resources

I. Purpose

This policy establishes the procedure for setting part-time faculty compensation at Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU or University).

II. Guideline

A.  Adjunct Faculty Compensation.

1.  Part-time instructional personnel shall be paid on the basis of the number of credits granted toward the faculty load, which may differ from the number of student credit hours.

2.  The University shall annually publish rates of compensation for adjunct faculty.

B.  The President must approve rates exceeding the published rates of compensation as an exception.


Forms: none.

Revisions: June 5, 2017 (original); January 7, 2019; August 22, 2019.

Last Reviewed: November 2020.

References: none.