Redesigning the Faculty Roles and Rewards Structure

  • Joan D. McMahon Towson State University
Keywords: Metropolitan Universities, Faculty Roles, Faculty Rewards


This article describes a process of change at Towson State University (TSU), a metropolitan university in the Baltimore region and a comprehensive university within the University of Maryland System (UMS). This change involved the fundamental redesign of the faculty roles and reward structure at that institution from 1988- 1995, the pressures it created and the outcomes of that change.