Rule Waivers, Grievances, and Appeals

The University Committee hears requests for rule waivers of Faculty Policies & Procedures, such as extensions of the tenure clock, some forms of leaves of absence, dual role appointments, and others.

Grievances are addressed in Faculty Policies & Procedures 8.15, and in University Committee Procedures (see sidebar).

Procedures governing nonrenewal appeal decisions (that is, decisions not to renew the appointments of probationary faculty members at the university.)

If you are faced a difficult situation that is affecting your work, health, or family, please realize that as part of the UW-Madison community, you have resources to help you manage nearly any concern. See Workplace Challenges & Conflicts for relevant policies and procedures.