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Policies, Rules and Regulations

Chapter Name: Employment, Affirmative Action and Civil Rights

Chapter No. 3.3.1

Issue: Compensation Administration

Effective Date: 4-11-1966

Revision Date: 2-15-2011


The Administration is authorized to provide a fiscally responsible and market competitive total compensation package that enables the University to attract and retain highly skilled and talented employees for all positions. A competitive total compensation package includes an effective salary administration program and a comprehensive benefits plan.

In addition, it is intended that the total compensation program designed and related administrative procedures will consider and support the University Mission, Values, Philosophy and Guiding Principles (http://www.emich.edu/policies/chapter1/1-3.html); the Equal Employment / Affirmative Action policy of the University (http://www.emich.edu/policies/chapter3/3-1-2.html); as well as comply with applicable state and federal rules, laws and regulations dealing with wage, salary, and/or benefit programs.


The University President or his/her designee(s) has overall responsibility for implementation and administration of this policy and for establishing and/or revising related procedures or recommending related policy revisions, as necessary, to assure compliance and consistency with this policy.


This policy covers all employees of the University.

Collective bargaining agreements, where applicable, detail how this policy will be administered for those covered employees.

Authority for Creation or Revision:

Minutes of the Board of Regents, April 11, 1966; para. .370M.
Minutes of the Board of Regents, February 15, 2011