Salary Increases Effective Jan. 1, 2016


The Marshall University Board of Governors at its Dec. 9, 2015, meeting approved salary increases for some university employees. The salary increases were made possible by the savings realized through the Marshall 20/20 process.

See the categories of employees below for details. Faculty whose appointments began with the Fall 2015 term were not eligible for these increases. These salary increases did not necessarily include raises for faculty in the professional schools of medicine, pharmacy and physical therapy.

Tenured and Tenure-Track Faculty
Library and Clinical Faculty
Term Faculty
  • Salary increases for term faculty were awarded based on recommendations of chairs and deans. The salary pool was 2% of the total of the salaries of the eligible faculty in the group.
Classified Employees
  • The salary of each classified employee, including those at the school of medicine, were increased by $250. The salary for those below the salary schedule after this $250 increase were increased to the appropriate salary on the statutory Classified Employees Salary Schedule, based on the employee’s pay grade and step as of July 1, 2015. The salary pool was 2% of the total of the salaries of the employees in this group.
Non-Classified/Other Employees
  • Increases for non-classified staff and other, non-instructional faculty were based on external and internal equity, experience and performance—as recommended by the employee’s top-level administrator and approved by the president. The salary pool was 2% of the total of the salaries of the eligible employees in this group.
MURC Employees