RSP Notice 2005-1

NOTICE 2005-1
February 4, 2005

TO: Deans, Directors, Department Chairs, and Department Administrators (for distribution to all Faculty)
FROM: L Kim Moreland, Director
SUBJECT:  Fringe Benefit Rates for July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006

The following fringe benefit rates will become effective July 1, 2005 for the Doctoral Cluster Institutions (UW-Madison and UW-Milwaukee) and UW-Extension, and will be used when charging the employer’s contribution to fringe benefits on all new and on-going extramural projects.

Regular Faculty and Academic Staff  34.00%
Regular Classified 47.00%
Research Associates and Grad Interns 22.50%
Research Assistants, Project Assistants, Teaching Assistants, Pre-Doc Fellows and/or Trainees  26.00%
Post-Doc Fellows and/or Trainees 11.00%
Limited Term Employes (LTE's) 20.00%
Ad Hoc Program Specialists, Undergraduate Assistants and Undergraduate Interns 6.00%
Student Hourly Employes 2.00%

Once again, the changes in rates are primarily due to increasing health insurance costs. The specific components for each rate are detailed in a schedule that has been published at:

We appreciate your assistance in assuring that all projects with an anticipated beginning date of July 1, 2005 or later utilize the above rates.

xc: School/College Research Administrators

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