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Welcome to The Faculty Grievance & Dispute Resolution Office


The Faculty Grievance & Dispute Resolution Office responds to inquiries from MSU faculty, academic staff, and administrators concerning alleged violations of MSU policies and practices. The Office attempts to informally resolve grievances between faculty, academic staff, and their administrators; schedules and conducts formal grievance hearings when necessary; works with the General Counsel and Provost offices and the University Committee on Faculty Affairs (UCFA) to help resolve disputes and to review and recommend changes in MSU Academic Human Resource policies, including the faculty grievance policy, when appropriate; and carries out other administrative duties connected with provisions of the MSU Faculty Grievance Policy (FGP).

Contact Us

Phone: 517-353-8884

Francisco A. Villarruel, Faculty Grievance
Maureen Cullen, Administrative Assistant 

W38 Owen Graduate Hall
Michigan State University
East Lansing MI, 48825-1109

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