Missouri State University


Goal 1: Recruit, develop, and retain faculty and staff who support quality instruction, research and service in accordance with the public affairs mission and University goals.
  • Objective 1.1: Increase CHHS faculty salaries relative to CUPA mean - benchmark
    • Tactic 1: Provide equity adjustments as resources allow
    • Tactic 2: Hire at or near CUPA mean salaries
  • Objective 1.2: Implement effective marketing and recruitment strategies
    • Tactic 1: Assist with positions for accompanying spouse/partner
    • Tactic 2: Offer new faculty and staff competitive salaries and benefits
    • Tactic 3: Offer summer research support for new tenure-track faculty
    • Tactic 4: Utilize University and CHHS initiatives to recruit and hire diverse faculty
  • Objective 1.3: Support faculty involvement in professional development to facilitate research, teaching, and service
    • Tactic 1: Provide travel support for participation in state, national, and international conferences
    • Tactic 2: Provide consultation and training through Rstats
    • Tactic 3: Provide support for external speakers
    • Tactic 4: Encourage participation in FCTL activities
  • Objective 1.4: Advocate for policies and procedures that facilitate staff excellence
    • Tactic 1: Support professional development activities for staff
    • Tactic 2: Develop and implement staff recognition strategies
    • Tactic 3: Develop staff salary increases as a priority at CHHS budget committee meetings
  • Objective 1.5: Encourage and develop strategies for masters entry-level faculty, in areas of need, to pursue doctoral studies with a commitment to remain at MSU
    • Tactic 1: Provide support for faculty in targeted, highly competitive fields to pursue doctoral studies