The University Grievance Officer (UGO) is an independent university official who assists in the resolution of disputes between faculty members or administrative professionals and their supervisors or other administrators.

The UGO is responsible for administering Section K of the Academic Faculty & Administrative Professional Manual, which specifies processes for addressing specific grievable actions that faculty members or administrative professionals believe are unfair, unreasonable, arbitrary, and/or capricious.

The UGO assists faculty members and administrative professionals by:

  • Providing information and consultation
  • Assisting with conciliation and referrals
  • Coordinating the activities of University Mediators
  • Coordinating formal hearings conducted by the members of the University Grievance Panel.

Fact Sheets

Academic Faculty & Administrative Professional Manual

Section K: Resolution of Disputes

Section E.15: Disciplinary Action for Tenured Faculty

Manual: Table of Contents

For information or assistance

University Grievance Officer
Richard Eykholt
Engineering D103
1875 Campus Delivery
Colorado State University
Fort Collins, CO 80523-1875
Telephone: 970-491-7366