Faculty Senate & Governance

Faculty Disciplinary Task Force

Leadership & structure

The Faculty Senate Task Force on Faculty Discipline and Dispute Resolution is co-chaired by Mike Townsend, Secretary of the Faculty and Associate Professor in the UW School of Law, and Zoe Barsness, 2016-17 chair of the Faculty Senate and Associate Professor in the UW Tacoma Milgard School of Business. The Task Force is made up of a Steering Committee, which oversees two work groups: Values and Principles, and Legal and Regulations (aka the “Drafting Committee”).


Video clip on the proposed grievance process

  • Click on the image below for a video (approx.12 minutes in duration) that describes the proposed model for a new faculty grievance process. This model will be discussed at the February 27 Faculty Senate meeting. Subtitles are available on the bottom right of the video screen.


Please contact the Secretary of the Faculty, Mike Townsend, with inquiries or input for the Task Force.