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Governance Grievance Committee

Purpose and Functions

The committee shall follow the policies and procedures for grievances established in ASU policy ACD 509–02, “Grievance Policy for Faculty.
The committee shall hear cases assigned to it by the Clearinghouse Committee. These cases are normally cases other than those involving academic freedom and tenure or discrimination. Such cases include grievances involving salary inequities, teaching assignment, access to equipment, and any unfair treatment of faculty by other faculty or administrators.

Membership Guidelines

Twelve members: six from the Tempe campus and two each from the Downtown campus, the Polytechnic campus and the West campus. Members shall be elected by the Academic Assembly from among tenured professors and tenured associate professors for a period of three years. Assembly members may vote only for those nominees for their campus. One-third of the elected members shall be replaced each year. Members may not hold administrative positions of department chair or higher.

Roster 2018-2019

  • Karen Sweazea, Downtown Phoenix campus, Nutrition and Health Promotion, 2020
  • Sonia Vega Lopez, Downtown Phoenix campus, Nutrition and Health Promotion, 2020
  • David Van Fleet, Polytechnic campus, Agribusiness, 2020
  • Anne Feldhaus, Tempe campus, Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies, 2019
  • Joe Lockard, Tempe campus, English, 2019
  • Kevin McHugh, Tempe campus, Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning, 2019
  • Teresa Wu, Tempe campus, Computing, Informatics, Decision Systems Engineering, 2019
  • Lindsey Mean, West campus, Social and Behavioral Science, 2019
  • Paul Miller, West campus, Social and Behavioral Science, 2020
  • Juliet Barnett, Tempe campus, Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College, 2021

Ex officio:

  • President of the University Senate


To officially submit a grievance, please go to Filing a Grievance.