Volume 5: Continuing Education
Chapter 08: Continuing Education Faculty Honoraria
Responsible Office: Continuing Education
Originally issued: 2001
Revised: August 2007
Payment of honoraria and reimbursement of out-of-pocket expenses for faculty must be reasonable, customary, and proper as defined by the University System of Georgia Board of Regents policies.
Reason For Policy
Georgia Health Sciences University Division of Continuing Education is responsible for ensuring that faculty who instruct Continuing Education courses or activities are paid an honoraria and out-of-pocket expenses of a reasonable and customary amount, according to guidelines set by the accrediting bodies and the University System of Georgia Board of Regents.
Entities Affected By This Policy
All continuing education course directors, course planning committees, course faculty, commercial supporters (sponsors, grantors, and exhibitors), course participants, and university administrators are covered by these policies.
Who Should Read This Policy
This policy should be read by continuing education course directors, course planning committees, course faculty, commercial supporters, and university administrators.
|Director, Continuing Education||706-721-3967||http://www.georgiahealth.edu/ce/|
|Senior Conference Coordinator||706-721-3967||http://www.georgiahealth.edu/ce/med.html|
|Assistant Conference Coordinator for Medicine||706-721-3967||http://www.georgiahealth.edu/ce/med.html|
|Dental Conference Coordinator||706-721-3967||http://www.georgiahealth.edu/ce/dental.html|
|Assistant Conference Coordinator for Dentistry||706-721-3967||http://www.georgiahealth.edu/ce/dental.html|
|Nursing/Allied Health Conference Coordinator||706-721-3967||http://www.georgiahealth.edu/ce/|
Policy Manual of the Board of Regents: http://www.usg.edu/policymanual/
Georgia Health Sciences University Administrative Policies & Procedures: http://policy.georgiahealth.edu/category/administrative/
The Division of Continuing Education is required by its accrediting bodies to ensure appropriate payment of reasonable honoraria and reimbursement of out-of-pocket expenses to activity faculty. Payment must also be in accordance with University System of Georgia policies.
Honoraria received by guest faculty of a continuing education event are paid by the Division of Continuing Education after appropriate paperwork is received from the payee. Honoraria are paid to Georgia Health Sciences University faculty for their participation in continuing education events at the discretion of the managing department. Reimbursement of out-of-pocket expenses is paid by the Division of Continuing Education as a course expense.
The responsibilities each party has in connection with Academic, Research, and Student Affairs Policy 5.08, Continuing Education Faculty Honoraria Policy, are:
|Director of Continuing Education||Provides oversight and ensures compliance with accreditation agencies regarding the payment of honoraria and out-of-pocket expenses incurred by faculty for Continuing Education events.|
|Senior Conference Coordinator||Manages planning process to ensure all necessary paperwork is completed for payment of faculty honoraria and out-of-pocket expenses.|
|Assistant Conference Coordinator for Medicine||Compiles documentation necessary to comply with Georgia Health Sciences University’s policies for payment of faculty honoraria and out-of-pocket expenses.|
|Dental Conference Coordinator||Manages planning process to ensure all necessary paperwork is completed for payment of faculty honoraria and out-of- pocket expenses.|
|Assistant Conference Coordinator for Dentistry||Compiles documentation necessary to comply with Georgia Health Sciences University’s policies for payment of faculty honoraria and out of pocket expenses.|
|Nursing/Allied Health Conference Coordinator||Manages planning process to ensure all necessary paperwork is completed for payment of faculty honoraria and out-of- pocket expenses.|
|Business Manager||Receives, records, and issues payment of faculty honoraria. Audits expense reports and submits them to travel office for payment.|