New Appointments    

Salaries for new faculty, administrators, and staff will be set at the time of appointment by the Board of Regents upon the recommendation of the President. The President, in formulating a recommendation, will consult with the appropriate vice presidents. Factors to be considered include:

  1. Current level of salaries at USAO and other senior colleges in Oklahoma and surrounding states.

  2. Qualifications basedup on education and experience.

  3. The position and rank to which the candidate is appointed.

  4. The demands of the current job market.

Reappointments

Salaries for faculty, administrators, and staff in continuing appointments will be set by the Board of Regents annually, usually in June, upon the recommendation of the President. The President, in formulating a recommendation, will have the advice of the Vice President for Academic Affairs and the Vice President for Business and Finance. Factors to be considered include:

A. Availability of funds.

B. Increases in the cost of living.

C. A performance increment based upon overall performance and service to the University, as determined by evaluations of faculty, administrators, and staff, and recommendations of the appropriate vice president, chair, or supervisor.

D. Salary adjustments to remove inequities.