Dispute Resolution Services

Dispute Resolution Services (DRS)

About

DRS provides confidential consultation, facilitation and mediation services to faculty, academic professionals and support staff. DRS assists in the resolution of many types of conflicts, such as:
  1. Interpersonal conflict
  2. Dissatisfaction with job/unit
  3. Dispute with rules
  4. Communication differences
Such early intervention can resolve problems without extensive and costly investments of time, energy, morale, and money.

Consultation

Private and off-the-record conversations with faculty, staff, or students to explore concerns and identify potential courses of action

Facilitation

Assistance in reaching and sustaining mutually agreeable solutions to campus problems

Mediation

Mediation services are provided by trained objective mediators and are available if voluntarily elected by the parties to a dispute.