In awarding salary raises to faculty and staff university leaders must consider merit pay, market data, and salary equity of internal positions. This brief examines how institutions balance these considerations along with budget limitations to determine salary raises for all employees, and how several institutions have used raises to incentivize institutional achievement of strategic goals such as enrollment and retention.
University Leadership Council, "Processes for Determining Annual Salary Raises" (2011). Institutional Priorities 2014-2015. 15.