ITEM 128-114-R0905

 

SUBJECT:         PERSONNEL

 

Section:  8xx.x  Salaries of the Commissioner of Higher Education, Presidents and Chancellors


Board policy:

 

1.      Prior to November 1, 2005, the Commissioner of Higher Education shall conduct a salary survey of the presidents of following institutions of higher education:  the University of Idaho, Idaho State University, the University of Wyoming, the University of North Dakota, North Dakota State University, the University of South Dakota and South Dakota State University.  The Commissioner shall include the salaries of the presidents of The University of Montana and Montana State University in determining the average regional presidential salary.  

 

2.      Effective July 1, 2006, the salaries of the commissioner of higher education, presidents and chancellors of the Montana University System will be set as follows:  The salary of the presidents of The University of Montana and Montana State University will be the average salary determined by means of the survey.  The salary of the commissioner of higher education will be 105% of the presidents' salaries.  The salary of the chancellors will be 85% of the presidents' salaries. 

 

3.      Thereafter, prior to June 30 of each even-numbered year, the Commissioner shall conduct a similar survey by which to set the salaries of the commissioner of higher education, presidents and chancellors.   Beginning July 1 of the year following the year in which the survey is conducted, the salaries of the commissioner, presidents and chancellors will be set in accordance with the formula set in subsection 2 of this policy, using the most recent salary survey information.