March 2, 2024

Show Me the Money! December 2023 Pay Increase

Dear Colleagues,

I’m pleased to announce a statewide 2% pay increase has been authorized; this is in addition to the 5% increase which was effective earlier in the year. UMW Classified, A/P faculty, full-time teaching faculty, adjunct faculty and wage employees are all eligible to receive this pay increase per the criteria described below:

2023 UMW Salary Increase FAQs

Classified Staff

  • Classified staff hired on or before September 10, 2023 and remaining employed as of December 10, 2023 will receive a 2% base pay increase effective December 10, 2023, provided they received a rating of “Contributor” or satisfactory on their last performance evaluation or more recent interim evaluation.

A/P Faculty

  • A/P faculty hired on or before September 10, 2023 and remaining employed as of December 10, 2023 will receive a 2% base pay increase effective December 10, 2023, provided they received a rating of “Contributor” or satisfactory on their last performance evaluation or more recent interim evaluation.

Pay increases for both classified staff and A/P faculty will appear in paychecks beginning December 29, 2023.  Please refer to 2023 UMW Salary Increase FAQs for information about employees working fewer than 12 months annually and are not actively working on December 10.

Full-Time and Adjunct Teaching Faculty

  • Full-time and adjunct teaching faculty will receive their increase information in their appointment or reappointment letter.

Wage Staff

  • All wage staff hired on or before September 10, 2023 and remaining employed as of December 10, 2023 will receive a 2% hourly rate increase effective December 18, 2023.  Pay rate increases for wage staff will appear in paychecks beginning January 12, 2024.

Deferred Compensation

Part or all of the salary increase may be deferred, subject to relevant plan guidelines and limitations. Please see 2023 UMW Salary Increase FAQs for detailed guidance to enroll in or change contribution amounts for the 403b Pre-tax Annuity.

Please contact Deborah Burton (dburton@umw.edu) in Human Resources with questions about salary increase eligibility.

Thank you for all you do to make UMW such an outstanding university!

Beth Williams
Executive Director for Human Resources