Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-183
Adjunct Faculty Benefits
Ms. Gobi, Messrs. Brady, Eldridge, Hinds, O'Connor, Velis, Cronin, Feeney, Timilty and Pacheco moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 1108-5200, by inserting after the word “teachers;” the following:
"provided further, that funds shall be expended in this item for faculty employed by the state’s public colleges and universities pursuant to section XX of this act"
And further amend said item by striking out the figure “$1,826,778,807” and inserting in place thereof the following figure: $1,839,778,807
And further amend the bill adding, at the end thereof, the following new section:
"SECTION XX. Section 2 (e) of Chapter 32A of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2018 Official Edition, is hereby amended in line 117 by inserting after the word “hours” the following:
“; or a faculty member who teaches the equivalent of at least two three or more- credit courses per semester, or four three or more- credit courses per calendar year at one or more of the public institutions of higher education in the state, as set forth in Section 5 of Chapter 15A, including a division of continuing education, regardless of funding source, including but not limited to subsidiary account CC, and regardless of the term of employment or participation or membership in a retirement system or plan; provided, that notwithstanding the provisions of any general or special law to the contrary, the commonwealth, not the public higher education institutions, shall bear the employer cost of a faculty member who teaches the equivalent of at least two three or more- credit courses per semester, or four three or more- credit courses per calendar year."