Budget and Benefits Committee


Specific areas of responsibility include, but are not limited to, policies and recommendations related to the following:

  • Faculty Handbook sections related to faculty compensation;
  • Compensated outside activities policy;
  • Faculty compensation package;
  • Campus-wide long-range planning;
  • Evaluation of space allocations and physical facilities;
  • Faculty recruitment and retention; and
  • Education of faculty about the budget process and related issues.


  • Promote the dissemination of clearly stated Faculty compensation and benefits policies and encourage the equitable application of these policies across all colleges.
  • Promote clear and equitable consideration regarding the criteria for faculty salary raises and bonuses (based on merit, market equity and/or cost of living and salary compression).
  • Provide Faculty input into the planning of the UTHSC annual budget and analyzing of administrative overhead.
  • Address library access and funding issues for faculty across the UT system.

Members of Committee

Andrea Elberger , Chair College of Medicine-Basic
Chris Ledbetter College of Medicine-Clinical
Dan Martin College of Medicine-Clinical
Vernon Pennington College of Dentistry
Rajendra Raghow College of Medicine-Basic
Christiana Spivey College of Pharmacy
Cheryl Stegbauer College of Nursing
Elaine Stegman College of Allied Health Sciences
Thad Wilson Past President

Contact Us

Faculty Senate President Office
George Cook, PhD
62 South Dunlap Rm 212
Memphis, TN 38163
Phone: 901-448-6008