(b) The salary of a full-time faculty member may not be reduced by the provisions of this article.
(c) The faculty salary rule shall pursue the following goals:
(1) The salary of each full-time faculty member within a discipline group is competitive with those in similar disciplines at peer institutions;
(2) Faculty are recognized for outstanding performance;
(3) Equity among salaries is maintained; and
(4) The faculty at each institution are involved effectively in the administration of the faculty salary rule.
(d) Each faculty member shall receive a salary increase of at least ten percent when he or she is promoted in rank.