Faculty Grievance & Mediation Committee

Committee Membership

The Faculty Grievance and Mediation committee shall be composed of five elected fulltime faculty representatives, from any college, including the library, with any rank.

Name Department College Term Expiration
Subrata Acharya, Chair Computer & Information Sciences FCSM 2020
Danice Brown Psychology CLA 2022
George Georgiou Economics CBE 2022
Min Jin Music COFAC 2020
Evangeline Wheeler Psychology CLA 2022

This committee meets once at the beginning of the academic year to elect a chair and then as needed throughout the year.


The responsibilities of the AAUP/Faculty Association Grievance and Mediation Committee are defined in TU Policy 02-04.00 and the USM Policy on Faculty Grievances, II-4.00. The committee meets at the beginning of each year to elect a chair, and then meets as needed.  Faculty holding a recognized faculty rank, including lecturers, regardless of tenure status and/or percent time of employment, may file a grievance. Grievances include, but are not limited to, disputes involving academic freedom, merit, teaching load, discipline and other administrative actions.