TCU to give raises for employees

first_imgFacebook + posts Renee Umsted Welcome TCU Class of 2025 TCU places second in the National Student Advertising Competition, the highest in school history Twitter Renee Umsted TCU will not raise tuition for the 2021-22 academic year Twitter Renee Umsted Facebook Renee is a journalism major. She is dedicated to improving her journalism skills to effectively and ethically inform others. Jacqueline Lambiase is still fighting for students Linkedin ‘Horned Frogs lead the way’: A look at TCU’s ROTC programs Renee Umsted ReddIt printThis story was updated at 9:15 p.m. Oct. 13 to include information from human resources. TCU will spend $4 million to provide merit-based raises for employees starting Dec. 1, 2020.The news came Monday in an email to faculty and staff from Chancellor Victor Boschini. Raises were submitted in February.“This action gratefully recognizes the hard work and effort put forth by the TCU community to bring in the Class of 2024 and concentrate on student retention,” Boschini wrote in the email.In an email sent Tuesday to faculty and staff, Vice Chancellor and Chief Human Resources Officer Yohna Chambers wrote the raises are based on staff performance during the 2019 calendar year and faculty performance during the 2019-20 academic year. Faculty Senate Chair Sean Atkinson also praised the work of TCU employees since the spring in an email to TCU 360. “Faculty and staff have been working extraordinarily hard over the last 7 months, so I’m thrilled that we will be able to receive merit-based raises starting in December,” he wrote. “The university still has some financial challenges ahead, but I’m glad they were able to take this important step to acknowledge our efforts.”Boschini wrote that the previous budget decisions, including the permanent allocation of $65 million to financial aid, would remain. In a separate email to TCU 360, Boschini wrote that about $50 million of the expected $90 million budget shortfall has been accounted for through a hiring freeze and other budget cuts. He also wrote he is “cautiously optimistic” about the university’s financial outlook because there are still several milestones TCU has to consider, including finishing the current semester and football season, beginning the spring semester and having a sufficient enrollment for the spring.Failure to meet these goals would “inflict serious financial harm,” he wrote. Chambers wrote that letters to faculty and staff indicating the raises will be available through before Dec. 1. The Harrison Administration Building opened last year and many moved over from Sadler Hall. (Heesoo Yang/Staff Photographer) TCU 360 staff win awards at the Fall National College Media Convention Previous articleWhat we’re reading: Supreme Court hearings continue, Gov. Abbott limits ballot drop-off sitesNext articleHoroscope: October 14, 2020 Renee Umsted RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Linkedin World Oceans Day shines spotlight on marine plastic pollution ReddIt Renee Umsted last_img read more