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Office of Academic Personnel


Susana L. Valdovinos, M.A., J.D. is the director of the Office of Academic Personnel.

This office exists to assist the provost, deans, department heads and faculty in employment related matters relative to faculty and unclassified professionals as well as to assure compliance with university policies, federal and state legislation, and Board of Regent's policy.

Additional Responsibilities of the Office

Conflict of Interest

In some cases the external activities of faculty and staff, such as consulting, outside employment, public service, pro bono work, or serving as an officer of an external entity, even without compensation, can result in real or apparent conflicts regarding commitment of time.

Dispute Resolution

The purpose of this web site is to provide faculty and staff at K-State an array of resources to assist in dispute resolution.

Grievance Policies and Procedures

A grievance may be filed by a current faculty or unclassified professional. All other administrative remedies must have been exhausted.