Discipline and Grievances
The University of Louisville offers a variety of resources to assist faculty in addressing conflicts and disputes, both informally and formally. The Ombuds Office provides informal, confidential facilitated discussions as well as formal mediation services to resolve workplace disputes, conflicts, and other concerns or issues faculty may have. The University also provides mechanisms to address matters relating to discriminatory and sexual harassment through the Human Resources Department.
The Redbook, Chapter 4, governs matters relating to discipline and grievance. The Redbook identifies the two types of formal grievances. Definitions and procedures for each may be found at Chapter 4, Article 4.4. The Faculty Grievance Officer is available to advise faculty on options available when issues cannot be resolved through informal means.
- Ombuds Office
- Resolution of Faculty Disputes
- Employee Assistance Program
- Conflict Management and Mediation Group (PDF)
- Informal Resolution
- Suspension or Removal of University Personnel
- Termination of Service