IU Bloomington Academic Policies

C. The Appointment Process

Summer Faculty Salary Policy



This policy applies to all Indiana University Bloomington faculty receiving summer salary.

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Policy Statement

A. Faculty should receive a consistent amount of pay for a course based on credit hours or contact minutes.
B. The rate of pay should be increased to a rate comparable to that of other Big Ten universities.
C. The duration of a summer course should be determined by the academic unit offering the course. The standard durations of summer courses are four weeks, six weeks, eight weeks and twelve weeks.
D. Summer salary for one 3-credit course is 11% of base salary during the preceding academic year; for two 3-credit courses, 22%.

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Reason for Policy

This policy is intended to provide guidelines on how the summer salaries of Bloomington faculty members are to be determined.

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Approved: BFC 12/5/89, Clarified 4/17/90, Revised 6/22/11.

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