Faculty Grievance Appeals Committee

Our Charge and Responsibilities

The Faculty Grievance Appeals Committee (FGAC) shall hear, on request of the faculty member grieving at Step Two, all grievances excepting those concerning denial of promotion, denial of tenure (or denial of both), or failure to renew an appointment in violation of the grievant's rights.

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Committee Type: External
Committee Category: Grievance and Appeals
Selection Process: Elected
Time Commitment: 0-20 hours per year


Academic Year 2023-2024

Seat: Voting Member
Term: -
Creative Writing Program

Seat: Voting Member
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Robert Donald Clark Honors College

Seat: Voting Member
Term: -
Romance Languages

Quick Facts on Committee Service

Annual Committee appointment process for the 2021-2022 academic year is currently in process.

Please check back for updated membership.

Faculty Grievance Appeals Committee

Leadership Structure


Membership Requirements

General Membership

Committee members shall be unclassified academic employees with faculty rank.

Taken from OAR 571-003-0007:

  • The committee shall have its five (5) members elected by the non-students eligible to vote at meetings of the Faculty Assembly
  • Committee members shall be unclassified academic employees with faculty rank. The Committee on Committees shall insure a slate of at least two candidates each year for each open position. Candidates may also be nominated by petition which must be signed by at least ten valid signatures of the voting faculty. Petitions shall be distributed by the Secretary of the Faculty. Ballots shall contain candidates nominated by the Committee on Committees and those nominated by petition.
  • Members of FGAC may not serve successive terms

Ex-Officio, voting members


Ex-Officio, non-voting members


Terms and Workload

Length of Term

  • Members: 3 years, staggered

Term Limits

  • Members: no successive terms, must have a "gap in service"

Workload Designation