Period for which faculty is compensated for duties related to regular departmental load.
Persons hired by DU to fulfill teaching and scholarly activities. Appointment is defined by classifications eligible for tenure in the Faculty Handbook
Institutional Base Salary
The salary amount determined by the University to compensate a faculty member to fulfill his/her academic and departmental duties on a full-time basis. For example, a faculty member has a 100% appointment for 9 months at $45,000. The institutional base salary rate is $45,000 for 9 months, or $5,000 per month.
Compensation paid to a faculty member that is in addition to his/her institutional base salary. This supplemental compensation is paid at straight-time rate (as opposed to an overtime rate), and is non-benefited.
The DU faculty member who is the lead researcher/program director on a sponsored program.
Regular departmental load
Academic duties performed in fulfillment of academic department responsibilities, such as teaching, student advisement, academic committee work, departmental sponsored scholarship, and assigned administrative duties.
Programs or projects that are funded by an external entity through an award (grant, contract, etc.) to the University. Sponsored programs include research, instruction, and other sponsored activities.